Committee to Hold Hearing on Oil and Gas Royalty Management

Errors made by Clinton Administration in issuance of 1998-1999 leases a focus of hearing

January 12, 2007
04:32 PM
Please note that the Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing next week on Oil and Gas Royalty Management. The hearing will be Thursday, January 18, at 9:30 a.m. in Dirksen 106.
The focus of the hearing will be an examination of royalty management at the Department of Interior and an analysis of ways this Administration can correct the errors of the Clinton Administration in the issuing of the 1998-1999 leases.
The witnesses include:
The Honorable Earl E. Devaney
Inspector General
U.S. Department of Interior
Mr. Mark Gaffigan
Acting Director, Natural Resources and Environment
U.S. Government Accountability Office
The Honorable C. Stephen Allred
Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management
U.S. Department of the Interior