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.
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Witness Panel 1
Dr. Murray HitzmanCharles F. Fogarty Professor of Economic GeologyDepartment of Geology and Geological Engineering Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
Dr. William LeithSenior Science Advisor for Earthquake & Geologic HazardsU.S. Geological Survey
Ms. Susan PettyPresident and Chief Technology OfficerAltarock Energy, Inc, Seattle, WA
Dr. Mark D. ZobackBenjamin M. Page Professor, Department of GeophysicsStanford University, Stanford, CA