APRIL 14, 2004
STEPHEN M. SMITH, DIRECTOR
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATIONS, ME-43
DIRECTIVES POINTS OF CONTACT
DRAFT DOE G 430.1-1X, DOE Cost Estimating Guide—for Program
and Project Management
This is to notify you that the subject draft Guide has been posted in the “Draft” section of
the DOE Directives Portal system for simultaneous use and coordination. The purpose of
this Guide is to provide uniform guidance and best practices that describe the methods
and procedures used in all programs and projects at DOE for preparing cost estimates.
Comments in the Guide are due June 15, 2004. Comments on Guides should not be
designated “major” or “suggested,” they should be simply labeled as “comments.”
Because Guides provide nonmandatory, supplemental information about acceptable
methods for implementing requirements, comments supplied will be considered advisory
The following procedures should be followed for the submission of comments:
Directives Points of Contact at Headquarters Organizations: Submit one set of
consolidated comments to the originator of the Guide: David Treacy, ME-90, Room
4B-122, Forrestal, facsimile 202-586-3695; or Internet address:
Send an additional copy of comments to Karen Alozie, ME-43, Room 4B-172, Forrestal,
facsimile: 202- 586-1972; or Internet address: Karen.Alozie@hq.doe.gov.
Directives Points of Contact at Field Organizations: will submit consolidated comments
to their appropriate lead program Secretarial Office. The package submitted by field
organizations must include as an attachment the comments provided by contractors.
Contractors will submit comments directly to their appropriate Field Elements.
Questions concerning the content of the Guide should be directed to David Treacy,
(202) 586-3151. Questions on the directives system should be directed to Karen Alozie
at (202) 586-9852.
DOE G 430.1-1X
COST ESTIMATING GUIDE FOR