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[Federal Register: April 5, 1996 (Volume 61, Number 67)]
[Page 15217-15218]
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[Order No. 808]

Revision of Grant of Authority, Subzone 87A, Conoco, Inc. (Oil
Refinery) Lake Charles, Louisiana

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) adopts the following Order:
    Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) authorized

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subzone status at the oil refinery of Conoco, Inc., in Lake Charles,
Louisiana, in 1988, subject to conditions (Subzone 87A, Board Order
406, 53 FR 52455, 12/28/88);
    Whereas, the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District, grantee of
FTZ 87, has requested, pursuant to Sec. 400.32(b)(1)(i), a revision
(filed 1/24/96, A(32b1)-1-96; FTZ Doc. 18-96, assigned 3/6/96) of the
grant of authority for FTZ Subzone 87A which would make its scope of
authority identical to that recently granted for FTZ Subzone 199A at
the refinery complex of Amoco Oil Company, Texas City, Texas (Board
Order 731, 60 FR 13118, 3/10/95); and,
    Whereas, the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, acting
for the Board pursuant to Sec. 400.32(b)(1), concurring in the findings
and recommendations of the FTZ Staff and Executive Secretary, approves
the request;
    Now therefore, subject to the Act and the Board's regulations,
including Sec. 400.28, Board Order 406 is revised to replace the two
conditions currently listed in the Order with the following conditions:
    1. Foreign status (19 CFR Secs. 146.41, 146.42) products consumed
as fuel for the refinery shall be subject to the applicable duty rate.
    2. Privileged foreign status (19 CFR Sec. 146.41) shall be elected
on all foreign merchandise admitted to the subzone, except that non-
privileged foreign (NPF) status (19 CFR Sec. 146.42) may be elected on
refinery inputs covered under HTSUS Subheadings # 2709.00.1000-#
2710.00.1050 and # 2710.00.2500 which are used in the production of:

--petrochemical feedstocks and refinery by-products (FTZ staff report,
Appendix B);
--products for export; and,
--products eligible for entry under HTSUS # 9808.00.30 and 9808.00.40
(U.S. Government purchases).

    3. The authority with regard to the NPF option is initially granted
until September 30, 2000, subject to extension.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 25th day of March 1996.
Susan G. Esserman,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate
Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 96-8368 Filed 4-4-96; 8:45 am]