[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 153 (Tuesday, August 11, 2009)]
[Pages 40173-40174]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-19227]



Unconventional Resources Technology Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Unconventional 
Resources Technology 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: Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. (CDT) and 
Wednesday, September 16, 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 Unconventional 
Resources Technology Advisory Committee is to provide advice on 
development and implementation of programs related to onshore 
unconventional natural gas and other petroleum resources 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 15

    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; Benefits 
Assessment Program; the Technology Transfer Program and Knowledge 
Management Database demo; and Overview of the 2010 Annual Plan.
    5 p.m.--Suspend meeting until September 16

September 16

    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

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    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. E9-19227 Filed 8-10-09; 8:45 am]