Thompson/Lieberman Announce Hearing on Rising Oil Prices

(Washington, DC) ? Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Fred Thompson (R-TN) and Ranking Member Joseph Lieberman (R-CT) announced today that there will be a full Committee oversight hearing on rising oil prices, Executive branch policy, and U.S. Security Implications.

Friday, March 24, 2000
342 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Witnesses include:

Panel I

MR. DAVID L. GOLDWYN, Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy

DR. JAY E. HAKES, Administrator, Energy Information Administration

Panel II

MR. RED CAVANEY, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Petroleum Institute

MR. ROBERT E. EBEL, Director, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

MR. WILLIAM M. FLYNN, Vice President, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

DR. RICHARD N. HAASS, Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution

DR. JOHN HOLDREN, President?s Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government

MR. ADAM SIEMINSKI, Director, Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown