U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Forum on Natural Gas

U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural ResourcesOn May 21, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held its second forum in a three-part series on natural gas. The second roundtable discussion focused on the domestic supply and exports of natural gas. A panel of a dozen witnesses testified before the Committee representing a range of perspectives including agency representatives from the Department of Energy (DOE) and Energy Information Administration (EIA), research firms, industry representatives and advocates. In particular, John Mohlis, Executive Secretary of the Oregon State Building and Construction Trades Council remarked on the importance of the Jordan Cove Energy Project in terms of job creation and economic benefit to the region.