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Oversight Hearing on "The Future of U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Development on Federal Lands and Waters"
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:00 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
10:00 a.m.





OVERSIGHT HEARING ON:

  • "The Future of U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Development on Federal Lands and Waters"

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

The Honorable Ken Salazar
Secretary
U.S. Department of the Interior

Accompanied by:

The Honorable Bob Abbey
Director
Bureau of Land Management

The Honorable Tommy Beaudreau
Director
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

BACKGROUND:

This hearing will focus on two separate policies by the Administration dealing with onshore and offshore oil and gas issues. For onshore the hearing will focus on new rules coming from the Administration to deal with the process of hydraulic fracturing in the development of domestic resources. On offshore, the hearing will focus on the recently announced 5 year plan put forward by the Administration. The Committee has questions about the direction the Obama Administration is taking our nation’s energy policy and its effect on job creation, our economy and national security. The hearing will feature testimony from Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.

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