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Oversight Hearing on "Creating American Jobs by Harnessing Our Resources: U.S. Offshore and Renewable Energy Production"
Thursday, September 8, 2011 10:00 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Thursday, September 8, 2011
10:00 a.m.





  • Press Release - Chairman Hastings Offers 10 Ideas to Create New American Energy Jobs (9/8/2011)
  • Committee Action - Full Committee Oversight Hearings to Examine Job Creation Opportunities From American Energy Production (8/31/2011)

OVERSIGHT HEARING ON:

  • "Creating American Jobs by Harnessing Our Resources: U.S. Offshore and Renewable Energy Production"

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Scott Mitchell
Head of Americas Upstream Research
Wood Mackenzie
(Truth in Testimony Form)

John W. Larson
Vice President Global Consulting Services Public Sector
IHS Global Insight
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Shayle Kann
Managing Director
GTM Research
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Kate Gordon
Vice President for Energy Policy
Center for American Progress Action Fund
(Truth in Testimony Form)

BACKGROUND:

The oversight hearing will explore opportunities for job creation through new and expanded energy and mineral production and also review Obama Administration regulations and policies that have locked-up America’s vast natural resources and sent American jobs overseas. At a time when the American people are clamoring for jobs, one sector that President Obama seems to consistently overlook is that of domestic energy production. Increasing permitting efficiencies, rolling back burdensome federal regulations, even opening new areas up for responsible energy development all come at little cost to the Federal government, but will have substantial impact on economic growth and job opportunities nationwide – while also decreasing our nation’s dependence on foreign energy resources. Energy and minerals are vital to our economy and increased production will be vital to getting our economy back on track.

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