Added by on 2016-05-15

This is the fifth segment of the nearly four-hour meeting held at Washington Jefferson College in Washington Pennsylvania. The meeting was called by President Obama to determine the issues surrounding the drilling of Marcellus gas wells, especially those involved with the “fracking” process, in Pennsylvania and beyond. The panel chair is John Deutch, a former of the Central Intelligence Agency, Stephen Holditch, head of the petroleum engineering department at Texas A&M University, Mark Zoback, a geophysics professor at Stanford University and Senior Advisor ot Baker Hughes, Inc., a Houston-based oilfield services company, Kathleen McGinty, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality during the Clinton Administration, now Senior Vice President of Weston Solutions, Inc., which consults for the oil and gas industry, Susan Tierney, Assistant Secretary of the Energy Department under President Clinton, now managing principle of Analysis Group, which consults for utilities that use natural gas and for the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, Daniel Yergtin, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Prize, a 1991 book about the oil industry, and co-founder chairman and executive vice president of IHS CERA, originally called Cambridge Energy Research Associates, an international firm whose clients include the oil, natural gas, coal, and clean energy communities. The panel’s environmental representative is Fred Krupp, President of Environmental Defense Fund, a New York based nonprofit company. This is the fourth segment of the nearly four-hour meeting held at Washington Jefferson College in Washington Pennsylvania. The meeting was called by President Obama to determine the issues surrounding the drilling of Marcellus gas wells, especially those involved with the “fracking” process, in Pennsylvania and beyond. The panel chair is John Deutch, a former of the Central Intelligence Agency, Stephen Holditch, head of the petroleum engineering department at Texas A&M University, Mark Zoback, a geophysics professor at Stanford […]

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