NEORI Hosts Capitol Hill Briefing: An Energy, Economic, and Environmental Solution for Our Nation

by NEORI on June 23, 2014

On June 26th, 2014, the National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI) hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill entitled An Energy, Economic, and Environmental Solution for Our Nation: Using Captured Carbon Dioxide for Enhanced Oil Recovery. NEORI brings together industry, labor and environmental advocates, and state officials to foster increased domestic oil production through the capture, use and storage of CO2 from power plants and industrial facilities.  NEORI is convened by the Center for Energy and Climate Solutions (C2ES) and Great Plains Institute (GPI). The event’s agenda and speakers are listed below.

Event

An Energy, Economic, and Environmental Solution for Our Nation:

Using Captured Carbon Dioxide for Enhanced Oil Recovery

Welcome
BRAD CRABTREE
Vice President, Fossil Energy, Great Plains Institute

Introductory Remarks
The Honorable RICHARD GEPHARDT
Former Majority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives (D-MO)

The Honorable TIM HUTCHINSON
Former U.S. Senator (R-AR)

Panel Discussion
THOMAS ALTMEYER
Vice President, Government Affairs, Arch Coal, Inc.

HUNTER JOHNSTON
Counsel, Leucadia Energy

BRAD MARKELL
Executive Director, Industrial Union Council, AFL-CIO

JOHN STEELMAN
Climate Program Manager, Natural Resources Defense Council

Closing Remarks

PATRICK FALWELL

Solutions Fellow, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

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