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Media Advisory: USGS to Host Congressional Briefing Unconventional Oil and Gas - Fueling the Future
Released: 6/20/2011 12:34:59 PM

Contact Information:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Alex Demas 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4421

What: The Nation relies on oil and gas to power its economy, and unconventional gas is the fastest-growing energy resource in the United States. The U.S. Geological Survey is the authoritative, unbiased source for assessments of the world's oil and gas endowment. Come learn how these exciting new energy resources may contribute to the energy mix.

Who: Brenda Pierce, Energy Resources Program-U.S. Geological Survey
David Curtiss, Geoscience and Energy Office, American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
David Goldwyn, Goldwyn Global Strategies

Where: 2325 Rayburn House Office Bldg.
Washington, D.C.

When: Friday, June 24, 2011
10:00 a.m.

Sponsor: Congressmen Doc Hastings, Chairman, House Natural Resources Committee

Host: Refreshments provided courtesy of the Geological Society of America (GSA) td>

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