Hearings and Business Meetings
SD-366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building, 10:00 AM
The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony on the potential for induced seismicity from energy technologies, including carbon capture and storage, enhanced geothermal systems, production from gas shales, and enhanced oil recovery.
The hearing will be webcast live on the Committee's website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete. Witnesses’ testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.
Witness Panel 1
Charles F. Fogarty Professor of Economic GeologyDepartment of Geology and Geological Engineering Colorado School of Mines, Golden, COHitzman Testimony 06.19.2012.pdf (91.8 KBs)
Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake & Geologic HazardsU.S. Geological SurveyLeith Testimony 06.19.12.pdf (38.7 KBs)
President and Chief Technology OfficerAltarock Energy, Inc, Seattle, WAPetty Testimony, 06.19.2012.pdf (8.7 MBs)
Benjamin M. Page Professor, Department of GeophysicsStanford University, Stanford, CAZoback Testimony, 06.19.2012.pdf (33.8 KBs)