Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy (DOE).
Agency information collection activities: submission for OMB review; comment request.
The EIA has submitted the energy information collections listed at the end of this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)for review and a three-year extension under section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq).
Comments must be filed on or before November 3, 2000. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments but find it difficult to do so within that period, you should contact the OMB Desk Officer for DOE listed below as soon as possible.
Send comments to the OMB Desk Officer for DOE, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 726 Jackson Place NW., Washington, DC 20503. The OMB DOE Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395-3084. (A copy of your comments should also be provided to EIA's Statistics and Methods Group at the address below.)Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information should be directed to Jay Casselberry, Statistics and Methods Group, (EI-70), Forrestal Building, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585-0670. Mr. Casselberry may be contacted by telephone at (202) 426-1116, FAX at (202) 426-1081, or e-mail at Jay.Casselberry@eia.doe.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This section contains the following information about the energy information collections submitted to OMB for review: (1) The collection numbers and title; (2) the sponsor (i.e., the Department of Energy component); (3) the current OMB docket number (if applicable); (4) the type of request (i.e, new, revision, extension, or reinstatement); (5) response obligation (i.e., mandatory, voluntary, or required to obtain or retain benefits); (6) a description of the need for and proposed use of the information; (7) a categorical description of the likely respondents; and (8) an estimate of the total annual reporting burden (i.e., the estimated number of likely respondents times the proposed frequency of response per year times the average hours per response).
1. Forms EIA-23, 23P, and 64A, “Oil and Gas Reserves System Surveys”
2. Energy Information Administration
3. OMB Number 1905-0057
4. Three-year extension with changes
6. EIA's Oil and Gas Reserves Systems Surveys collect data used to estimate reserves of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids, and to determine the status and approximate levels of production. Data are published by EIA and used by public and private analysts. Respondents are operators of oil wells, natural gas wells, and natural gas processing plants.
7. Business or other for-profit
8. 74,236 (4505 respondents 7 × 1 response per year × 16.4786 hours per response)Start Signature
Issued in Washington, DC, September 27, 2000.
Jay H. Casselberry,
Agency Clearance Officer, Statistics and Methods Group, Energy Information Administration.
[FR Doc. 00-25457 Filed 10-3-00; 8:45 am]
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