[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 153 (Tuesday, August 11, 2009)]
[Page 40173]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-19226]



Ultra-Deepwater Advisory Committee; Open Meeting

AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Ultra-Deepwater 
Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 
86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced 
in the Federal Register.

DATES: Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. (CDT), and 
Thursday, September 17, 2009, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (CDT).

ADDRESSES: Crowne Plaza Riverwalk, 111 E. Pecan Street, San Antonio, TX 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elena Melchert, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Office of Oil and Natural Gas, Washington, DC 20585. Phone: 

    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 architecture and 
technology to the Secretary of Energy and 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 999D.

Tentative Agenda

September 16

1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.--Registration
1:30 p.m.--Call to Order and Welcome, Introductions, Opening Remarks, 
Standing Subcommittee Reports, Status Updates as of Last Meeting, 
Topical Presentations such as: Legislative Update; Ocean Task Force 
Update; DOE Response to Comments from Ocean Conservation Research; 
Benefits Assessment Program; the Technology Transfer Program and 
Knowledge Management Database demo; and Overview of the 2010 Annual 
5 p.m.--Suspend meeting until September 17

September 17

7:30 a.m.-8 a.m.--Registration
8 a.m.--Continue Overview of the 2010 Annual Plan and Deadlines, and Ad 
Hoc Review Committees
11:45 a.m.--Public Comments
12 p.m.--Adjourn

    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. The 
Designated Federal Officer and the Chairman of the Committee 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 5 minute 
    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.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on August 5, 2009.
Rachel Samuel,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-19226 Filed 8-10-09; 8:45 am]