Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy (DOE).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request.
The EIA has submitted the Oil and Gas Reserves System Surveys package 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 by January 28, 2010. 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 OMB Desk Officer for DOE, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by FAX (202-395-7285) or e-mail to Christine_J._Kymn@omb.eop.gov is recommended. The mailing address is 726 Jackson Place, NW., Washington, DC 20503. The OMB DOE Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395-4638. (A copy of your comments should also be provided to EIA's Statistics and Methods Group at the address below.)Start Further Info Start Printed Page 68812
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information should be directed to Jason Worrall. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by FAX (202-586-5271) or e-mail (Jason.firstname.lastname@example.org) is also recommended. The mailing address is Statistics and Methods Group (EI-70), Forrestal Building, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave, SW., Washington, DC 20585-0670. Mr. Worrall may be contacted by telephone at (202) 586-6075.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This section contains the following information about the energy information collection 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; (8) estimate number of respondents; and (9) 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. Form EIA-23S, “Annual Survey of Domestic Oil and Gas Reserves, Summary Level Report.”
Form EIA-23L, “Annual Survey of Domestic Oil and Gas Reserves, Field Level Report.”
Form EIA-64A, “Annual Report of the Origin of Natural Gas Liquids Production.”
2. Office of Oil and Gas (OOG).
3. OMB Number 1905-0057.
4. Three-year extension requested.
6. The Oil and Gas Reserves System program collects, evaluates, assembles, analyzes, and disseminates information on energy resource reserves, production, demand, technology, and related economic and statistical information. This information is used to assess the adequacy of energy resources to meet near and longer term domestic demands.
7. Business or other for-profit.
8. Estimate number of respondents.
9. 16327 hours.
Please refer to the supporting statement as well as the proposed forms and instructions for more information about the purpose, who must report, when to report, where to submit, the elements to be reported, detailed instructions, provisions for confidentiality, and uses (including possible nonstatistical uses) of the information. For instructions on obtaining materials, see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.Start Signature
Issued in Washington, DC on December 22, 2009.
Director, Statistics and Methods Group, Energy Information Administration.
[FR Doc. E9-30769 Filed 12-28-09; 8:45 am]
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