The hearing will examine energy market manipulation and federal enforcement regimes. The hearing will also consider the current state of the oil and gas markets and their impact on consumers, as well as solicit testimony and discussion as to the key factors the Federal Trade Commission should incorporate into its upcoming rulemaking on its new responsibility to prevent manipulation in the wholesale oil and petroleum distillate markets.
Witness Panel 1
Mr. Gerry RammPresident, Inland Oil Companyon behalf of the Petroleum Marketers Association of America
Mr. George SorosChairmanSoros Fund Management
Mr. Mark N. CooperDirector of ResearchConsumer Federation of America
Mr. Michael GreenbergerProfessorUniversity of Maryland School of Law
Ms. Lee Ann WatsonDeputy Director, Division of InvestigationOffice of Enforcement, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission