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Oversight Hearing on "American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for States and Localities"
Wednesday, June 18, 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 States and Localities"

Member Statements:

The Honorable Doug Lamborn
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Mr. Ron Black
Vice-Chairman
Lea County Commission – New Mexico

Mr. Kevin Carter
Director
State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration

Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle
DeSoto Parish - Louisiana

Mr. Phil Hopkins
Director, Consulting
Economic and Country Risk 
IHS Economics
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Ms. Kateri Callahan
President
Alliance to Save Energy
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Background:

America’s surge in energy production is fueling an employment boom that’s creating much-needed economic growth in states and local communities. In the past decade, 30 states have experienced a 50 percent surge in jobs indirectly relating to oil and natural gas production and it’s estimated that by 2035 unconventional oil and natural gas production will bring in $2.5 trillion in combined state and federal revenue. For example, revenues from North Dakota’s oil and natural gas production gave the state a $1.6 billion budget surplus in 2012.

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