Democratic News

Week of July 18 - 22
 
---On Tuesday, July 19, the full committee will receive testimony on the recent report of the MIT Energy Initiative, “The Future of Natural Gas.”  Witnesses will be posted to the website.  (Dirksen 366 at 10:30 a.m.)
 
---On Thursday, July 21, the full committee will hold a business meeting to consider S. 916, the Oil and Gas Facilitation Act of 2011, and S. 917, the Outer Continental Shelf Reform Act of 2011. (Dirksen 366 at 10:00 a.m.)
 
 
Bonus...
 
This week, the Committee’s staff directors, Bob Simon and McKie Campbell, participated in a Pro Energy Breakfast Briefing sponsored by POLITICO.  79 people attended, 5 live-Tweeted the event and more than 260 people watched the live streaming video.  If you weren’t one of those folks, feel free to check out the archived videos here - http://www.politico.com/events/pro-energy-breakfast-briefing/.  The discussion included deciding which items move to mark-up, the current legislative environment, CEDA, the possibility of a CES, and other issues.
 
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