That House Hearing on Oil Prices

By April 1, 2008Energy

The hearing by the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming has just wrapped up. Contrary to our expectations, it was an informative, interesting hearing — at least the parts we watched on C-SPAN 3 — with a minimum of table pounding.

The testimony of the oil company executives has been posted at the committee’s website here.

Chairman Markey’s opening statement.

WITNESSES:

* Mr. J. Stephen Simon, Senior Vice President, Exxon Mobil Corp.
* Mr. John Hofmeister, President, Shell Oil Company
* Mr. Robert A. Malone, Chairman and President, BP America, Inc.
* Mr. Peter Robertson, Vice Chairman, Chevron
* Mr. John Lowe, Executive Vice President, ConocoPhillips

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