The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Minerals Management Service (MMS) request comments and suggestions to assist in preparing a proposed rule governing carbon dioxide injection for increased production and recovery of oil and natural gas. The rule would provide for royalty relief incentives to promote the capture, transportation, and injection of produced carbon dioxide (CO
Agency Contact: For onshore, Thomas J. Zelenka at (202) 452-0334 and for offshore, Marshall Rose at (703) 787-1536, as to the substance of the advance notice, or Ted Hudson at (202) 452-5042, as to procedural matters. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the above individuals.
This is a proposed regulation. Comments were due on April 7, 2006.