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Legislative Hearing on Discussion Draft of H.R. ____ "Helium Extraction Act of 2017"
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515






Legislative Hearing on:

  • Discussion Draft of H.R. ____To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to provide that extraction of helium from gas produced under a Federal mineral lease shall maintain the lease as if the helium were oil and gas. “Helium Extraction Act of 2017.”
  • Hearing Memo

Member Statements:

The Honorable Paul Gosar
Chairman

The Honorable Alan S. Lowenthal
Ranking Member

Witnesses and Testimony: 

Dr. Stuart Brown
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
(Disclosure)
Resume

Mr. Jason Demers
President
Tacitus Ventures Corporation
Alberta, Canada
(Disclosure)
Resume

Mr. Walter L. Nelson
Vice President and General Manager
Air Products Helium Inc.
Allentown, PA
(Disclosure)
Resume

Mr. Tim Spisak
Acting Assistant Director
Energy, Minerals, and Realty Management
Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Department of the Interior
Washington, DC
(Disclosure)

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