Domestic Oil and Gas Development

Witnesses testified about a U.S. Forest Service draft plan banning horizontal drilling for oil and gas on federal lands in Virginia and… read more

Witnesses testified about a U.S. Forest Service draft plan banning horizontal drilling for oil and gas on federal lands in Virginia and West Virginia. Hydraulic drilling, known as fracking, injects water and chemicals into underground rock to release natural gas into wells. Among the topics they addressed were the safety of the process, the potential environmental impact, and the science behind fracking. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Ferguson, Tony Director U.S. Forest Service->Mineral and Geology Management
  • Fuller, Lee O. Vice President Independent Petroleum Assn. of America->Government Relations
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Domestic Oil and Gas Development

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Program ID:
300390-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 9, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2011

Airing Details

  • Jul 09, 2011 | 3:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 11, 2011 | 4:31am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 11, 2011 | 11:09am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 12, 2011 | 1:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 12, 2011 | 1:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 13, 2011 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2011 | 10:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2011 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2011 | 4:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 27, 2011 | 7:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 29, 2011 | 8:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 30, 2011 | 3:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2011 | 11:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2011 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2011 | 5:14am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2011 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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