Deploying Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
On Wednesday, July 23, 2008, Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming will hold a hearing on how releasing oil from America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve can bring immediate relief to high oil and gas prices. The past three presidents, including President George W. Bush, have successfully used the SPR to reduce oil prices during times of crisis.
WHAT: Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming hearing, “Immediate Relief from High Oil Prices: Deploying the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.”
WHEN: 9:15 AM, Wednesday, July 23, 2008
WHERE: 210 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC and on the web at globalwarming.house.gov
OPENING STATEMENT: Chairman Edward J. Markey
Mr. C. Kyle Simpson, Policy Director, Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck
Dr. Joe Romm, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
James May, President and CEO, Air Transport Association of America
Full video archive of hearing.
Rep. Blumenauer and Rep. Markey
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