Shale Gas Development: Meeting The Transportation, Pipeline, And Rail Needs To Renew American Manufacturing

April 11, 2012

Field Hearing

Robert H. Mollohan Research Center, West Virginia High Technology Consortium, 1000 Galliher Drive, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554

Pipeline SafetyWASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces a field hearing in West Virginia on shale gas development, and the transportation, pipeline, and rail needs to renew American manufacturing.

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Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Witness Panel 1

  • Honorable Paul A. Mattox Jr.

    West Virginia Department of Transportation
    Mattox Testimony (60.20 KB)
  • Mr. Scott Rotruck

    Vice President, Corporate Development
    Chesapeake Energy Corporation
  • Sheriff John Gruzinskas

    Marshall County, West Virginia
  • Ms. Tina Faraca

    Vice President of Strategic Development
    Spectra Energy
    Faraca Testimony (333.48 KB)
  • Mr. Corky Demarco

    Executive Director
    West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association
    Demarco Testimony (188.86 KB)
  • Mr. Randy Albert

    Chief Operating Officer, Gas Operations
    CONSOL Energy
    Albert Testimony (116.29 KB)
  • Mr. Owen Kean

    Senior Director, Energy Policy
    American Chemistry Council
    Kean Testimony (202.61 KB)
  • Honorable Keith Burdette

    West Virginia Department of Commerce
    Burdette Testimony (275.64 KB)
  • Mr. Dean Piacente

    Vice President of Chemicals and Fertilizer
    CSX Transportation Inc.
    Piacente Testimony (628.06 KB)
  • Mr. Patrick Donovan

    Director of Maritime and Intermodal Transportation
    Rahall Appalachian Transportation Institute
    Donovan Testimony (202.69 KB)
  • Mr. Steve White

    Director, Affiliated Construction Trades
    West Virginia State Building & Construction Trades Council
    White Testimony (149.10 KB)