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Oversight Hearing on “America’s Helium Supply: Options for Producing more Helium from Federal Lands”
Thursday, July 11, 2013 9:30 AM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515

Oversight Hearing on:

  • “America’s Helium Supply: Options for Producing more Helium from Federal Lands”

Archived Video Webcast:

Member Statements:

The Honorable Doug Lamborn
Subcommittee Chairman

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Full Committee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:


Tim Spisak
Deputy Assistant Director, Minerals and Realty Management
U.S. Department of the Interior
Bureau of Land Management

Scott Gutberlet
VP Technical & Commercial Services
QEP Resources, Inc.
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Bo Sears
Weil Helium, LLC
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Ramesh R. Bhave
Inorganic Membrane Technology Laboratory Physical Chemistry of Materials Group
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(Truth in Testimony Form)


This hearing will focus on the existing U.S. demand for helium, the future of U.S. helium supplies after the life of the Federal Helium Reserve, and existing and potential production of helium from federal lands.

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