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Oversight Hearing on "North American Offshore Energy: Mexico and Canada Boundary Treaties and New Drilling by Cuba and Bahamas"
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1324 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
10:00 a.m.





OVERSIGHT HEARING ON:

  • "North American Offshore Energy: Mexico and Canada Boundary Treaties and New Drilling by Cuba and Bahamas"

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable Doug Lamborn
Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

The Honorable Michael Bromwich
Director
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

Vice Admiral Brian Salerno
Deputy Commandant for Operations
U.S. Coast Guard

Panel II

Mauricio Claver-Carone
Executive Director
Cuba Democracy Advocates
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Jorge R. Piñon
Visiting Research Fellow
Latin American and Caribbean Center
Cuban Research Institute
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Daniel Whittle
Senior Attorney/Cuba Program Director
Environmental Defense Fund
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Caitlyn Antrim
Executive Director
Rule of Law Committee for the Oceans
(Truth in Testimony Form)

BACKGROUND:

This hearing will focus on ongoing boundary negotiations between the U.S. and Mexico and the U.S. and Canada. It will also cover offshore oil and natural gas development by the nations of Cuba and The Bahamas and how the manner in which they conduct offshore energy development impacts our shores.

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