The hearing will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of this hearing is to examine energy development on federal lands, focusing on the current status of the Department of the Interior’s onshore oil and gas leasing program.
Members of the committee may participate in person or online. The Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room. Pursuant to this guidance, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.
The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.
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Sen. Joe ManchinChairmanSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Sen. John BarrassoRanking MemberSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Witness Panel 1
Ms. Nada CulverDeputy Director of Policy and ProgramsBureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
The Honorable Mark GordonGovernorState of Wyoming
The Honorable Brian ValloGovernorPueblo of Acoma
Ms. Vicki HollubPresident and Chief Executive OfficerOccidental Petroleum
Ms. Kathleen SgammaPresidentWestern Energy Alliance