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Legislative Hearing on 3 Bills
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 10:00 AM
Energy and Mineral Resources
1334 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515

Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 2661 (Rep. Liz Cheney), To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey to a State all right, title, and interest in and to a percentage of the amount of royalties and other amounts required to be paid to the State under that Act with respect to public land and deposits in the State, and for other purposes. “State Mineral Revenue Protection Act”
  •  Hearing Memo
  • H.R. 2907 (Rep. Scott Tipton), To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to develop and publish an all-of-the-above quadrennial Federal onshore energy production strategy to meet domestic energy needs, and for other purposes. “Planning for American Energy Act of 2017”
  •  Hearing Memo
  • H.R. 3565 (Rep. Diane Black), To achieve domestic energy independence by empowering States to control the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas on all available Federal land, and for other purposes. “Federal Land Freedom Act.”
  •  Hearing Memo

Witnesses and Testimony:

Mr. A.J. Ferate
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Mr. Mike Smith
Executive Director
Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Mr. Paul Ulrich
Vice Chairman
Petroleum Association of Wyoming
Casper, Wyoming 

John Ruple
Associate Professor of Law (Research)
Wallace Stegner Center Fellow
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Salt Lake City, Utah

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