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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2360, H.R. 2752 and H.R. 2803
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1324 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
10:00 a.m.





LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:
  • H.R. 2360 (Landry), To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to extend the Constitution, laws, and jurisdiction of the United States to installations and devices attached to the seabed of the Outer Continental Shelf for the production and support of production of energy from sources other than oil and gas, and for other purposes. “Providing for Our Workforce and Energy Resources (POWER) Act”
  • H.R. 2752 (Johnson-OH), To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct onshore oil and gas lease sales through Internet-based live lease sales, and for other purposes. “BLM Live Internet Auctions Act”
  • H.R. 2803 (Faleomavaega), To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, to conduct a technological capability assessment, survey, and economic feasibility study regarding recovery of minerals, other than oil and natural gas, from the shallow and deep seabed of the United States.

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable Doug Lamborn
Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Walter Cruickshank (H.R. 2360, H.R. 2752 and H.R. 2803)
Deputy Director
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)

Accompanied by:
Tim Spisak (H.R. 2752)
Deputy Assistant Director for Lands and Minerals
Bureau of Land Management

Panel II

Joseph Orgeron (H.R. 2360)
Chief Technology Officer
Montco Offshore, Inc
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Gavin Higgins (H.R. 2360)
Vice president of Business Development
Derecktor Shipyards
(Truth in Testimony Form)

William W. Britain (H.R. 2752)
President/CEO
EnergyNet
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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