Home > calendar > Page
Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2360, H.R. 2752 and H.R. 2803
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1324 Longworth House Office Building

1324 Longworth House Office Building
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
10:00 a.m.

  • H.R. 2360 (Landry), To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to extend the Constitution, laws, and jurisdiction of the United States to installations and devices attached to the seabed of the Outer Continental Shelf for the production and support of production of energy from sources other than oil and gas, and for other purposes. “Providing for Our Workforce and Energy Resources (POWER) Act”
  • H.R. 2752 (Johnson-OH), To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct onshore oil and gas lease sales through Internet-based live lease sales, and for other purposes. “BLM Live Internet Auctions Act”
  • H.R. 2803 (Faleomavaega), To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, to conduct a technological capability assessment, survey, and economic feasibility study regarding recovery of minerals, other than oil and natural gas, from the shallow and deep seabed of the United States.


The Honorable Doug Lamborn


Panel I

Walter Cruickshank (H.R. 2360, H.R. 2752 and H.R. 2803)
Deputy Director
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)

Accompanied by:
Tim Spisak (H.R. 2752)
Deputy Assistant Director for Lands and Minerals
Bureau of Land Management

Panel II

Joseph Orgeron (H.R. 2360)
Chief Technology Officer
Montco Offshore, Inc
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Gavin Higgins (H.R. 2360)
Vice president of Business Development
Derecktor Shipyards
(Truth in Testimony Form)

William W. Britain (H.R. 2752)
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Latest News

Administration More Interested in Destroying Dams than Generating Affordable Hydroelectricity

Yesterday, Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve the destruction of four dams on the Klamath River in California and Oregon....... Read more

Bishop: Special Interests, Courts are De-facto Arm of Obama Administration in Charge of ESA Policy

In abiding to a recent court order that vacated the Obama Administration’s withdrawal of a proposed rule to list the North American wolverine as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the ...... Read more

Bishop: Fishermen Need More Flexibility than NOAA Doles Out

Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced a new rule that will provide regional fishery management councils with more flexibility in catch limits. The rule is ali...... Read more

View All News


No upcoming scheduled events

View All Events