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UNITED STATES CONGRESS

AAPG has frequently been asked to provide testimony to state and national lawmakers.

Listed here are the printed statements provided for the record before the United States Congress.

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AAPG President Ted Beaumont submits a commendation to the Committee on Science, Space and Technology for its support of R&D of oil shales and other unconventional oil and natural gas resources. December 2012

AAPG President Paul Weimer submits comments on Access to Digital Research Databases to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. January 2012

AAPG President Paul Weimer submits comments on Open Access Publications to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. January 2012

Letter opposing proposed licensing changes signed by the Presidents of AAPG and DPA is sent to the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists. November 2011

New Reserves Classification Guidelines November 2011

AAPG & 17 Associations, September 2011
AAPG joins in urging GOM permit speed-up with letter to President Obama

Dave Rensink, May 2011
AAPG President David Rensink submits letter to House and Senate appropriators in support of funding for the Energy Information Administration PDF

Dave Rensink, April 2011
AAPG President David Rensink submits written testimony to House Energy and Water Development appropriations subcommittee in support of U.S. Department of Energy programs PDF

Dave Rensink, April 2011
AAPG President David Rensink submits written testimony to House Interior and Environment appropriations subcommittee
in support of U.S. Department of Interior programs PDF

Dave Rensink, April 2011
AAPG President David Rensink submits written testimony to Senate Energy and Water Development appropriations subcommittee
in support of U.S. Department of Energy programs PDF

Dave Rensink, April 2011
AAPG President David Rensink submits written testimony to Senate Interior and Environment appropriations subcommittee
in support of U.S. Department of Interior programs PDF


Dave Rensink, August 2010
AAPG President Dave Rensink submits comments on use of moratoria
to Bipartisian Policy Center and the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling PDF

Dr. John Lorenz, June 2010
AAPG President John Lorenz submits comments to the Bureau of Ocean Energy on proposed EIS for 2012-2017 OCS 5-year program PDF

Dr. John Lorenz, June 2010
AAPG President John Lorenz submits comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on their comprehensive conservation plan for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge PDF

Dr. John Lorenz, May 2010
AAPG President John Lorenz submits written testimony to Senate Interior & Environment Appropriations subcommittee in support of U.S. Geological Survey programs PDF

Dr. John Lorenz, May 2010
AAPG President John Lorenz submits written testimony to Senate Energy & Water Appropriations subcommittee in support of Department of Energy programs PDF

Dr. John Lorenz, MARCH 2010
AAPG President John Lorenz submits written testimony to House interior and environment appropriations subcommittee in support of U.S. Geological Survey programs PDF

Dr. John Lorenz, MARCH 2010
AAPG President John Lorenz submits written testimony to House energy and water appropriations subcommittee in support of Department of Energy programs PDF


Willard R. (Will) Green, April 8, 2008
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
Written Testimony in support of US Geological Survey Programs PDF

Willard R. (Will) Green, April 4, 2008
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development
Written Testimony in support of DOE Programs PDF

Willard R. (Will) Green, March 19, 2008
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development and Related Agencies
Written Testimony in support of DOE Programs PDF


Willard R. (Will) Green, November 6, 2007
U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Workforce Challenges Facing the Petroleum Industry PDF


Lee T. Billingsley, July 20, 2006
U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
AAPG Urges Support for Increasing Access to Exploration Lands PDF

Peter R. Rose, February 9, 2006
U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Department of Energy 2007 Budget request for Oil and Natural Gas Research and Development PDF


Patrick J.F. Gratton, April 29, 2005
United States Senate Subcommittee on Energy and Water Appropriations
Appropriations for Oil and Gas Research and Development


Charles J. Mankin, Ph. D., April 11, 2002
United States House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
Resource Assessments as a Policy Tool: Balancing Society’s Needs


Ben Hare, Ph.D., May 14, 2001
United States House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Issues: A Need for a Blanaced View

AAPG President's Energy Policy Summit April 23, 2001
Army Navy Club, Washington D.C.

Naresh Kumar, Ph.D., March 22, 2001
United States House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
Reserves and Resources, Supply and Demand: Why We Need Credible Resource Assessments

Marlan W. Downey, March 15, 2001
United States House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
Natural Gas: America's Energy Future or Achilles Heel?


Warfield "Skip" Hobbs, July 26, 2000
United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
The United States Has Abundant Natural Gas Resources: It Lacks Only the Public Will to Develop Them

M. Ray Thomasson, May 16, 2000
United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
National Energy Security Act, S. 2557

M. Ray Thomasson, April 12, 2000
United States House Committee on Resources
Economic Stability through Energy Security