Agency Information Collection Activities; Sulfur Operations, 18037-18038 [2022-06540]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2022 / Notices regulations. BSEE uses the information collected under subpart L to ensure that the volumes of hydrocarbons produced are measured accurately, and royalties are paid on the proper volumes. Specifically, BSEE needs the information to: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Liquid Hydrocarbon Measurement • Determine if measurement equipment is properly installed, provides accurate measurement of production on which royalty is due, and is operating properly; • Ascertain if all removals of oil and condensate from the lease are reported; • Obtain rates of production measured at royalty meters, which can be examined during field inspections; An agency may not conduct, or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Kirk Malstrom, Chief, Regulations and Standards Branch. [FR Doc. 2022–06538 Filed 3–28–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VH–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Gas Measurement • Ensure that the sales location is secure and production cannot be removed without the volumes being recorded; [Docket ID BSEE–2022–0008; EEEE500000 223E1700D2 ET1SF0000.EAQ000 OMB Control Number 1014–0006] Surface Commingling • Review gas volume statements and compare them with the Oil and Gas Operations Reports to verify accuracy. AGENCY: Miscellaneous & Recordkeeping • Review proving reports to verify that data on run tickets are calculated and reported accurately. Title of Collection: 30 CFR 250, subpart L, Oil and Gas Production Measurement Surface Commingling, and Security. OMB Control Number: 1014–0002. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Potential respondents include Federal OCS oil, gas, and sulfur lessees and/or operators and holders of pipeline rightsof-way. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: Currently there are approximately 60 Oil and Gas Drilling and Production Operators in the OCS. Not all the potential respondents will submit information in any given year, and some may submit multiple times. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 104,291. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 15 minutes to 35 hours, depending on activity. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 38,986. Respondent’s Obligation: Responses are mandatory, while others are required to obtain or retain benefits, or are voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Submissions are generally on occasion and monthly. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $219,765. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:01 Mar 28, 2022 Jkt 256001 Agency Information Collection Activities; Sulfur Operations Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) proposes to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 31, 2022. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by either of the following methods listed below: • Electronically go to http:// www.regulations.gov. In the Search box, enter BSEE–2022–0008 then click search. Follow the instructions to submit public comments and view all related materials. We will post all comments. • Email kye.mason@bsee.gov, fax (703) 787–1546, or mail or hand-carry comments to the Department of the Interior; Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement; Regulations and Standards Branch; ATTN: Nicole Mason; 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, VA 20166. Please reference OMB Control Number 1014– 0006 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Nicole Mason by email at kye.mason@bsee.gov or by telephone at (703) 787–1607. Individuals in the United States who are deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing, or have a speech PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18037 disability may dial 711 (TTY, TDD, or TeleBraille) to access telecommunications relay services. Individuals outside the United States should use the relay services offered within their country to make international calls to the point-ofcontact in the United States. You may also view the ICR at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the PRA and 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), all information collections require approval under the PRA. We may not conduct, or sponsor and you are not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, we invite the public and other Federal agencies to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following: (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) How might the agency minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of response. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 18038 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2022 / Notices to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: The regulations at 30 CFR 250, subpart P, concern sulfur operations on the OCS and are the subject of this collection. This request also covers the related Notices to Lessees and Operators (NTLs) that BSEE issues to clarify, supplement, or provide additional guidance on some aspects of our regulations. Currently, there are no active sulfur lease operations on the OCS. Therefore, this ICR and its relevant hours represent one potential respondent. BSEE uses the information collected under subpart P to: • Ascertain that a discovered sulfur deposit can be classified as capable of production in paying quantities. • ensure accurate and complete measurement of production to determine the amount of sulfur royalty payments due the United States; and that the sale locations are secure, production has been measured accurately, and appropriate follow-up actions are initiated. • ensure the adequacy and safety of firefighting systems; the drilling unit is fit for the intended purpose; and the adequacy of casing for anticipated conditions. • review drilling, well-completion, well-workover diagrams and procedures, as well as production operation procedures to ensure the safety of the proposed sulfur drilling, well-completion, well-workover and proposed production operations. • monitor environmental data during sulfur operations in offshore areas where such data are not already available to provide a valuable source of information to evaluate the performance of drilling rigs under various weather and ocean conditions. This information is necessary to make reasonable determinations regarding safety of operations and environmental protection. Title of Collection: 30 CFR 250, Subpart P, Sulfur Operations. OMB Control Number: 1014–0006. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Potential respondents include Federal OCS oil, gas, and sulfur lessees and/or operators and holders of pipeline rightsof-way. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: Currently there are approximately 60 Oil and Gas Drilling and Production Operators in the OCS. Not all the potential respondents will VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:01 Mar 28, 2022 Jkt 256001 submit information in any given year, and some may submit multiple times. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 510. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 30 minutes to 12 hours, depending on activity. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 897. Respondent’s Obligation: Responses are mandatory and are required to obtain/retain benefits. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: There are no non-hour cost burdens associated with this collection. An agency may not conduct, or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Kirk Malstrom, Chief, Regulations and Standards Branch. [FR Doc. 2022–06540 Filed 3–28–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VH–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement [Docket ID BSEE–2022–0006; EEEE500000 223E1700D2 ET1SF0000.EAQ000 OMB Control Number 1014–0001] Agency Information Collection Activities; Oil and Gas Well-Workover Operations Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) proposes to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 31, 2022. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by either of the following methods listed below: • Electronically go to http:// www.regulations.gov. In the Search box, enter BSEE–2022–0006 then click search. Follow the instructions to submit public comments and view all related materials. We will post all comments. • Email kye.mason@bsee.gov, fax (703) 787–1546, or mail or hand-carry SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comments to the Department of the Interior; Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement; Regulations and Standards Branch; ATTN: Nicole Mason; 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, VA 20166. Please reference OMB Control Number 1014– 0001 in the subject line of your comments. To request additional information about this ICR, contact Nicole Mason by email at kye.mason@bsee.gov or by telephone at (703) 787–1607. Individuals in the United States who are deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability may dial 711 (TTY, TDD, or TeleBraille) to access telecommunications relay services. Individuals outside the United States should use the relay services offered within their country to make international calls to the point-ofcontact in the United States. You may also view the ICR at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the PRA and 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), all information collections require approval under the PRA. We may not conduct, or sponsor and you are not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, we invite the public and other Federal agencies to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following: (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) How might the agency minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 60 (Tuesday, March 29, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18037-18038]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-06540]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

[Docket ID BSEE-2022-0008; EEEE500000 223E1700D2 ET1SF0000.EAQ000 OMB 
Control Number 1014-0006]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Sulfur Operations

AGENCY: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 
the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) proposes to 
renew an information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
May 31, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) by either of the following methods listed below:
     Electronically go to http://www.regulations.gov. In the 
Search box, enter BSEE-2022-0008 then click search. Follow the 
instructions to submit public comments and view all related materials. 
We will post all comments.
     Email [email protected], fax (703) 787-1546, or mail or 
hand-carry comments to the Department of the Interior; Bureau of Safety 
and Environmental Enforcement; Regulations and Standards Branch; ATTN: 
Nicole Mason; 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, VA 20166. Please reference 
OMB Control Number 1014-0006 in the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Nicole Mason by email at [email protected] or 
by telephone at (703) 787-1607. Individuals in the United States who 
are deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability may 
dial 711 (TTY, TDD, or TeleBraille) to access telecommunications relay 
services. Individuals outside the United States should use the relay 
services offered within their country to make international calls to 
the point-of-contact in the United States. You may also view the ICR at 
http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the PRA and 5 CFR 
1320.8(d)(1), all information collections require approval under the 
PRA. We may not conduct, or sponsor and you are not required to respond 
to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB 
control number.
    As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent 
burdens, we invite the public and other Federal agencies to comment on 
new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This 
helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements 
and minimize the public's reporting burden. It also helps the public 
understand our information collection requirements and provide the 
requested data in the desired format.
    We are especially interested in public comment addressing the 
following:
    (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether or not the information will have practical utility;
    (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection 
of information, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used;
    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (4) How might the agency minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are to respond, including through the use of 
appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., 
permitting electronic submission of response.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone 
number, email address, or other personal identifying information in 
your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--including 
your personal identifying information--may be made publicly available 
at any time. While you can ask us in your comment

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to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, 
we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
    Abstract: The regulations at 30 CFR 250, subpart P, concern sulfur 
operations on the OCS and are the subject of this collection. This 
request also covers the related Notices to Lessees and Operators (NTLs) 
that BSEE issues to clarify, supplement, or provide additional guidance 
on some aspects of our regulations. Currently, there are no active 
sulfur lease operations on the OCS. Therefore, this ICR and its 
relevant hours represent one potential respondent.
    BSEE uses the information collected under subpart P to:
     Ascertain that a discovered sulfur deposit can be 
classified as capable of production in paying quantities.
     ensure accurate and complete measurement of production to 
determine the amount of sulfur royalty payments due the United States; 
and that the sale locations are secure, production has been measured 
accurately, and appropriate follow-up actions are initiated.
     ensure the adequacy and safety of firefighting systems; 
the drilling unit is fit for the intended purpose; and the adequacy of 
casing for anticipated conditions.
     review drilling, well-completion, well-workover diagrams 
and procedures, as well as production operation procedures to ensure 
the safety of the proposed sulfur drilling, well-completion, well-
workover and proposed production operations.
     monitor environmental data during sulfur operations in 
offshore areas where such data are not already available to provide a 
valuable source of information to evaluate the performance of drilling 
rigs under various weather and ocean conditions. This information is 
necessary to make reasonable determinations regarding safety of 
operations and environmental protection.
    Title of Collection: 30 CFR 250, Subpart P, Sulfur Operations.
    OMB Control Number: 1014-0006.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Potential respondents include Federal 
OCS oil, gas, and sulfur lessees and/or operators and holders of 
pipeline rights-of-way.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: Currently there are 
approximately 60 Oil and Gas Drilling and Production Operators in the 
OCS. Not all the potential respondents will submit information in any 
given year, and some may submit multiple times.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 510.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 30 minutes to 
12 hours, depending on activity.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 897.
    Respondent's Obligation: Responses are mandatory and are required 
to obtain/retain benefits.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: There are no non-hour 
cost burdens associated with this collection.
    An agency may not conduct, or sponsor and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).

Kirk Malstrom,
Chief, Regulations and Standards Branch.
[FR Doc. 2022-06540 Filed 3-28-22; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-VH-P