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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2231
Thursday, June 6, 2013 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515
Day II: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 11:00 AM

Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 2231 (Hastings of WA), To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to increase energy exploration and production on the Outer Continental Shelf, provide for equitable revenue sharing for all coastal States, implement the reorganization of the functions of the former Minerals Management Service into distinct and separate agencies, and for other purposes. “Offshore Energy and Jobs Act”

Member Statements:

The Honorable Doug Lamborn
Subcommittee Chairman

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Full Committee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:


John Felmy
Chief Economist
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Richie Miller
Spectrum Geo Inc.
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Christopher Guith
Vice President for Policy
Institute for 21st Century Energy
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Michael Conathan
Director of Ocean Policy
Center for American Progress Action Fund
(Truth in Testimony Form)


Dr. Donald Boesch
President, University of MD Center for Environmental Science
Former Commissioner, National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Michael LeVine
Pacific Senior Counsel
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Sean Dixon
Coastal Policy Attorney
Clean Ocean Action
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Ryan Alexander
Taxpayers for Common Sense
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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