Full Committee Hearing on Issues and Legislation Related to Energy Development on Federal Land

November 7, 2019
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The hearing will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. EST in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of the hearing is to examine federal revenues derived from energy development on federal and Indian lands as well as federal offshore areas and programs that share those revenues with state, local, and tribal governments; and to receive testimony on the following bills:

  • S. 2418, to amend the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to modify a definition and the disposition and authorized uses of qualified outer Continental Shelf revenues under that Act and to exempt State and county payments under that Act from sequestration, to provide for the distribution of certain outer Continental Shelf revenues to the State of Alaska, and for other purposes (Cassidy); and
  • S. 2666, to promote the development of renewable energy on public land, and for other purposes (McSally).

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski

    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. Joe Manchin

    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Gregory J. Gould

    Director, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
    U.S. Department of the Interior
  • The Honorable Harry Brower

    North Slope Borough, Alaska
  • Ms. Laura Comay

    Specialist in Natural Resources Policy, Natural Resources and Earth Sciences Section
    Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
  • Mr. Kyle R. “Chip” Kline, Jr.

    Director of Coastal Activities for Governor John Bel Edwards (Louisiana)
    Chairman of the Louisiana Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority Board
  • Mr. Randall Luthi

    Chief Energy Advisor
    Office of Governor Mark Gordon (Wyoming)