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Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee

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Office of Fossil Energy, Department of Energy.


Notice of open meeting.


This notice announces a virtual meeting of the Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (EST)—Virtual Registration

2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (EST)—Virtual Meeting

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

12:45 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EST)—Virtual Registration

1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (EST)—Virtual Meeting


WebEx: Join meeting (​doe/​j.php?​MTID=​m91258c1161d177971c02fb7ffa9bdc4c)

Join by phone: +1-415-527-5035 US Toll, +1-929-251-9612 USA Toll 2.

Meeting number (access code): 199 136 9930.

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Gabby Intihar, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Oil and Natural Gas, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585. Phone: (202) 586-2092; email:

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Purpose of the Committee: The purpose of the Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee is to provide advice on potential applications of gas hydrates to the Secretary of Energy, and assist in developing recommendations and priorities for the Department of Energy's Gas Hydrates Research and Development Program.

Tentative Agenda: The agenda will include: Welcome and Introduction by the Designated Federal Officer; Committee Business; Update on Gas Hydrates Major Projects; International R&D Activities; Gas Hydrates Presentations from Committee Members; Advisory Committee Discussion; and Public Comments, if any.

Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. The Designated Federal Officer and the Chair of the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate 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 Gabby Intihar at the phone 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 three-minute rule.

Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public review and copying within 60 days at the following website:​fe/​services/​advisory-committees/​methane-hydrate-advisory-committee.

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Signed in Washington, DC, on October 26, 2020.

LaTanya Butler,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2020-23981 Filed 10-28-20; 8:45 am]