[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 116 (Tuesday, June 17, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34518-34519]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-14126]


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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 June 24 and June 25, 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 the same 
days, and on June 26, 2014, in connection with a joint meeting of the 
SEQ and the IEA's Standing Group on the Oil Market (SOM) on that day.

DATES: June 24-26, 2014

ADDRESS: 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 June 24, 2014, 
commencing at 9:30 a.m. and continuing at 9:30 a.m. on June 25, 2014, 
and on June 26, 2014, commencing at 9:30 a.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) on June 24-25 at the same location commencing 
at 9:30 a.m. on both days, and at a joint meeting of the SEQ and the 
IEA's Standing Group on the Oil Markets (SOM) on June 26 at the same 
location commencing at 9:30 a.m.. The IAB will also hold a preparatory 
meeting among company representatives at the same location at 8:30 a.m. 
on June 25. The agenda for this preparatory meeting is to review the 
agenda for the SEQ meeting. IAB representatives are also invited to 
participate in a meetng of the Emergency Response Exercise design group 
at 5:30 p.m. on June 25.
    The agenda of the SEQ meetings on June 24 and June 25 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 141st Meeting
3. Status of Compliance With IEP Stockholding Commitments
4. Emergency Response Review Program
5. Emergency Response Review of Belgium
6. Mid-Term Emergency Response Review of France
7. Emergency Response Exercise 7 Update
8. Outreach
    --Update on Association
    --Colombia
    --China
9. Program of Work
10. Emergency Response Exercise 7 Delegates-only Exercise
    --Welcome
    --Scenario 1 (Oil)--Introduction
    --Breakout Groups
    --Plenary for Scenario 1
    --Scenario 2 (Gas)--Introduction and Plenary Discussion
11. Energy Supply Security Publication
12. Saving Oil in a Hurry
13. Indonesian Emergency Response Assessment
14. Mid-Term Emergency Response Review of Switzerland
15. Asia Pacific Energy Research Center (APERC)
16. Emergency Response Review of Ireland

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17. Mid-Term Emergency Response Assessment of Chile
18. Industry Advisory Board Update
19. Oral Reports by Administrations
20. G7 and G20 Energy Meetings
21. Other Business
    --Tentative schedule of next meetings
    --October 21-23, 2014
    --November 2014 (ERE7)

    The agenda of the joint meeting of the SEQ and the SOM on June 26 
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 March 20, 2014, Joint Session
3. Reports on Recent Oil Market and Policy Developments in IEA 
Countries
4. Update on OIM Projects and Priorities
5. The Current Oil Market Situation
6. The Ukraine-Russia Standoff and the Natural Gas Market
7. Renewable Market Update
8. The Changing Supply Environment of Escalating Production Costs
9. Mid-Term Oil Market Report Insights
10. Key Messages From the Medium-Term Gas Market Report
11. Other Business
    --Tentative schedule of upcoming SEQ and SOM meetings:
    --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, June 11, 2014.
Diana D. Clark,
Assistant General Counsel, for International and National Security 
Programs.
[FR Doc. 2014-14126 Filed 6-16-14; 8:45 am]
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