Full Committee Hearing To Examine The Use Of Energy As A Tool And A Weapon

March 10, 2022
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

This notice is to advise you of a hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The hearing will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of the hearing is to examine the use of energy as a tool and a weapon, and ensuring energy security for the United States and its allies.

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. 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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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Joe Manchin

    Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • Sen. John Barrasso

    Ranking Member
    Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Jonathan Elkind

    Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy
    Columbia University
  • Dr. Michelle Michot Foss

    Fellow in Energy, Minerals and Materials
    Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University
  • Ms. Colette Hirstius

    Senior Vice President, Gulf of Mexico
    Shell USA, Inc.
  • Ms. Melanie Kenderdine

    Energy Futures Initiative
  • Dr. Kenneth B. Medlock III

    James A Baker III and Susan G Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics and Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies, Baker Institute for Public Policy
    Director, Master of Energy Economics, Economics Department, Rice University