[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 48 (Wednesday, March 12, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14020-14021]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-05361]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


International Energy Agency Meetings

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of Meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to the International Energy 
Agency (IEA) will meet on March 19 and 20, 2014, at the headquarters of 
the IEA in Paris, France in connection with a meeting of the IEA's 
Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ) on March 19, 2014, and in 
connection with a joint meeting of the SEQ and the IEA's Standing Group 
on the Oil Market (SOM) on March 20, 2014.

DATES: March 19-20, 2014.

ADDRESSES: 9, rue de la F[eacute]d[eacute]ration, Paris, France.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana D. Clark, Assistant General 
Counsel for International and National Security Programs, Department of 
Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, 202-586-
3417.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with section 252(c)(1)(A)(i) 
of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6272(c)(1)(A)(i)) 
(EPCA), the following notice of meetings is provided:
    Meetings of the Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to the International 
Energy Agency (IEA) will be held at the headquarters of the IEA, 9, rue 
de la F[eacute]d[eacute]ration, Paris, France, on March 19, 2014, 
commencing at 9:30 a.m., and on March 20, 2014, commencing at 1:30 p.m. 
The purpose of this notice is to permit attendance by representatives 
of U.S. company members of the IAB at a meeting of the IEA's Standing 
Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ) commencing at 9:30 a.m. on March 19, 
and at a joint meeting of the SEQ and the IEA's Standing Group on the 
Oil Markets (SOM) on March 20

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commencing at 1:30 p.m. The IAB will also hold a preparatory meeting 
among company representatives at the same location at 8:30 a.m. on 
March 20. The agenda for this preparatory meeting is to review the 
agenda for the SEQ meeting and to discuss IAB Chairmanship.
    The agenda of the SEQ meeting on March 19 is under the control of 
the SEQ. It is expected that the SEQ will adopt the following agenda:

1. Adoption of the Agenda
2. Approval of the Summary Record of the 140th Meeting
3. Status of Compliance with IEP Stockholding Commitments
4. Emergency Response Exercise 7
    --Overview of ERE7 and Summary of Exercise in Capitals
5. Emergency Response Review Program
    --Schedule of Emergency Response Reviews
    --Emergency Response Review of Italy
    --Emergency Response Review of Belgium
    --Mid-term Emergency Reponse Review of Korea
    --Emergency Response Review of Luxembourg
    --Mid-term Emergency Response Review of Hungary
6. Electricity Baseline Survey Findings
7. Energy Supply Security 2014 Publication
8. Climate-Energy Security Nexus Forum
9. Policy and Other Developments in Member Countries
    --Oral reports by administrations
10. Activities with International Organizations and Partner Countries
    --Overview of cooperation with Indonesia, Cambodia, Asia Pacific 
Energy Research Center, Colombia, Mexico, India and China
    --Emergency Response Assessment of India
    --Mid-term Emergency Response Assessment of Thailand
11. Emergency Oil Stock Mechanisms--adjusting to new realities?
12. Technical Discussion--stocks on water
13. Report From the Industry Advisory Board
14. Other Business
    -- Tentative Schedule of Next Meetings:
    -- June 24-26, 2014
    -- October 21-23, 2014
    --November 2014 (ERE7)

    The agenda of the joint meeting of the SEQ and the SOM on March 20 
is under the control of the SEQ and the SOM. It is expected that the 
SEQ and the SOM will adopt the following agenda:

1. Adoption of the Agenda
2. Approval of the Summary Record of the October 17, 2013 Joint Session
3. Reports on Recent Oil Market and Policy Developments in IEA 
Countries
4. The Current Oil Market Situation
5. Natural Gas Market Update
6. Update on OIM Projects and Priorities
7. Other Business
    --Tentative schedule of upcoming SEQ and SOM meetings:
    --June 24-26, 2014
    --October 21-23, 2014
    As provided in section 252(c)(1)(A)(ii) of the Energy Policy and 
Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6272(c)(1)(A)(ii)), the meetings of the IAB 
are open to representatives of members of the IAB and their counsel; 
representatives of members of the IEA's Standing Group on Emergency 
Questions and the IEA's Standing Group on the Oil Markets; 
representatives of the Departments of Energy, Justice, and State, the 
Federal Trade Commission, the General Accounting Office, Committees of 
Congress, the IEA, and the European Commission; and invitees of the 
IAB, the SEQ, the SOM, or the IEA.

    Issued in Washington, DC, March 6, 2014.
Diana D. Clark,
Assistant General Counsel for International and National Security 
Programs.
[FR Doc. 2014-05361 Filed 3-11-14; 8:45 am]
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