[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 172 (Wednesday, September 4, 1996)]
[Pages 46637-46638]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-22492]


Energy Information Administration

Agency Information Collection Under Review by the Office of 
Management and Budget

AGENCY: Energy Information Administration, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Submission for OMB review; comment request.


SUMMARY: The Energy Information Administration (EIA) has submitted the 
energy information collection(s) listed at the end of this notice to 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review under section 
3507(a)(1)(D)of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13). 
The listing does not include collections of information contained in 
new or revised regulations which are to be submitted under section 3507 
(d)(1)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act, nor management and 
procurement assistance requirements collected by the Department of 
Energy (DOE).
    Each entry contains the following information: (1) Collection 
number and title of the collection of information; (2) summary of the 
collection of

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information (includes sponsor (the DOE component)), current OMB 
document number (if applicable), type of request (new, revision, 
extension, or reinstatement); response obligation (mandatory, 
voluntary, or required to obtain or retain benefits); (3) a description 
of the need and proposed use of the information; (4) description of the 
likely respondents; and (5) estimate of total annual reporting burden 
(average hours per response x proposed frequency of response per year x 
estimated number of likely respondents.)

DATES: Comments must be filed by October 4, 1996. If you anticipate 
that you will be submitting comments but find it difficult to do so 
within the time allowed by this notice, you should advise the OMB DOE 
Desk Officer listed below of your intention to do so as soon as 
possible. The Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395-3084. (Also, 
please notify the EIA contact listed below.)

ADDRESSES: Address comments to the Department of Energy Desk Officer, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, 726 Jackson Place N.W., Washington, D.C. 20503. (Comments 
should also be addressed to the Office of Statistical Standards at the 
address below.)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Requests for additional information should be 
directed to Herbert Miller, Office of Statistical Standards, (EI-73), 
Forrestal Building, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. 20585. 
Mr. Miller may be telephoned at (202) 426-1103, FAX (202) 426-1081, or 
e-mail at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The energy information collection submitted 
to OMB for review was:
    1. ERA-766R, ``Recordkeeping Requirements of DOE's Allocation and 
Price Rules;
    2. Economic Regulatory Administration, OMB No. 1903-0073, 
Extension, Mandatory;
    3. ERA-766R requires firms in all segments of the oil industry to 
maintain only those records essential to the orderly and timely 
completion of the oil pricing enforcement program. Firms not having 
such records would be exempt from the recordkeeping requirements of 10 
CFR 210.1;
    4. Firms in the oil industry
    5. 912 hours (40 hrs.  x  1 response per year  x  228 respondents)

    Statutory Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(a)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. No. 104-13).

    Issued in Washington, D.C., August 28, 1996.
Yvonne M. Bishop,
Director, Office of Statistical Standards Energy Information 
[FR Doc. 96-22492 Filed 9-3-96; 8:45 am]