The hearing will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., immediately following the earlier scheduled business meeting, in Room SD-366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of this hearing is to examine offshore energy development in federal waters and leasing under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act.
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. Amanda LeftonDirectorBureau of Ocean Energy Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
The Honorable John Bel EdwardsGovernorState of Louisiana
Captain Russell HolmesDirectorThe Center for Offshore Safety
Mr. Michael J. MinarovicChief Executive OfficerArena Energy