Leahy Announces Witnesses For Hearing On Oil Prices

WASHINGTON (Monday, May 12, 2008) – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today announced the panel of witnesses for a hearing to examine the explosive rise in oil prices.  Executives from five major oil companies – BP America, Shell, Chevron, ConocoPhillips and Exxon – will testify at a May 21 hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee. 


The hearing will be held at 10:00 a.m. in room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.  Non-credentialed members of the press should contact the Senate Press Galleries for information on how to attend.  The hearing will be webcast live.


The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing on “Exploring the Skyrocketing Price of Oil” for Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.


By order of the Chairman


Witness List


Hearing before the

Senate Judiciary Committee


“Exploring the Skyrocketing Price of Oil”

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

10:00 a.m. Senate Dirksen Building, Room 226


Robert A. Malone

Chairman and President

BP America Inc.

Houston, TX


John Hofmeister


Shell Oil Company

Houston, TX


Peter J. Robertson

Vice Chairman of the Board

Chevron Corporation

San Ramon, CA


John E. Lowe

Executive Vice President

ConocoPhillips Company

Houston, TX

J. Stephen Simon

Senior Vice President

Exxon Mobil Corporation

Irving, TX

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