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Oversight Hearing on “American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Women and Minorities”
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515

Oversight Hearing on:

  • “American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Women and Minorities”

Member Statements:

The Honorable Doug Lamborn
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:


Ms. Julie Gressley
Consultant, Economic Impact Analysis
IHS Economics
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Mr. Dale LeFebvre
Founder and Chairman Holding Company
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Ms. Emily Arthun
Women’s Mining Coalition and
Director, Talent Management
Cloud Peak Energy Resources LLC
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Ms. Lynne L. Hackedorn
Vice President, Government and Public Affairs
Cobalt International Energy, Inc.
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Dr. Kase Lawal
CAMAC Energy Inc.
(Truth in Testimony Form)


Women and minorities are already a key part of America’s energy renaissance and their role and importance will only continue to grow. It is estimated that their employment in the energy sector will rise to one-third by 2030 – up from one-fourth in 2010. This hearing will examine opportunities in this sector, what is driving this increase, and identify ways to ensure continued job growth.

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