Regulatory aspects of carbon capture, transportation, and sequestration and related bills, S.2323 and S.2144

Posted by Brad Johnson Thu, 31 Jan 2008 15:00:00 GMT

The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony on the regulatory aspects of carbon capture, transportation, and sequestration and to receive testimony on two related bills: S. 2323, a bill to provide for the conduct of carbon capture and storage technology research, development and demonstration projects, and for other purposes; and S. 2144, a bill to require the Secretary of Energy to conduct a study of the feasibility relating to the construction and operation of pipelines and carbon dioxide sequestration facilities, and for other purposes.


Panel 1
  • Joseph T. Kelliher, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Krista Edwards, Deputy Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Benjamin Grumbles, Assistant Administrator for Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • C. Stephen Allred, Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of Interior
  • James Slutz, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Office of Oil and Natural Gas, U.S. Department of Energy
Panel 2
  • Lawrence Bengal, Director, Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission
  • Scott Anderson, Senior Policy Adviser, Environmental Defense
  • Tracy Evans, Senior Vice President, Reservoir Engineering, Denbury Resources, Inc.