Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy.
Notice of open meeting.
This notice announces a meeting of the Ultra-Deepwater Advisory Committee. Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. Start Printed Page 53857770) requires that notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Houston North Greenspoint, 425 North Sam Houston Parkway, Houston, TX 77067.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Elena Melchert, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Oil and Natural Gas, Washington, DC 20585. Phone: 202-586-5600.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Purpose of the Committee: The purpose of the Ultra-Deepwater Advisory Committee is to provide advice on development and implementation of programs related to ultra-deepwater natural gas and other petroleum resources to the Secretary of Energy; provide comments and recommendations and priorities for the Department of Energy Annual Plan per requirements of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Title IX, Subtitle J, Section 999.
7:30 a.m.-8 a.m. Registration
8 a.m.-12 p.m. Welcome & Introductions, Opening Remarks by the Designated Federal Officer and by the Chair, Subcommittee presentations and reports.
1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Facilitated Discussions by the members regarding Subcommittee reports; approval of final Committee recommendations, and instructions to the Editing Subcommittee.
4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Public Comments
5 p.m. Adjourn
Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. The Designated Federal Officer, the Chairman of the Committee, and a Facilitator will lead the meeting for the orderly conduct of business. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact Elena Melchert at the address or telephone number listed above. You must make your request for an oral statement at least five business days prior to the meeting, and reasonable provisions will be made to include the presentation on the agenda. Public comment will follow the 10 minute rule.
Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public review and copying within 60 days at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, Room 1G-033, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays.Start Signature
Issued at Washington, DC, on September 12, 2008.
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-21678 Filed 9-16-08; 8:45 am]
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