Senate oil and gas tax hearing links

The Senate’s Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure will hear testimony today on propsed changes to the tax regime for the oil and gas industry, including new fees and the abolishment of tax breaks long enjoyed by the industry.
A few of the speakers have provided their prepared statements in advance, which we’ve included below. You can view the hearing here.
The witnesses:

• Alan Krueger
Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy
U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC

• Stephen P.A. Brown
Nonresident Fellow
Resources for the Future, Arlington, TX

Calvin H. Johnson
Andrews & Kurth Centennial Professor of Law
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX

• Larry Nichols
American Petroleum Institute and Devon Energy, Oklahoma City, OK

• Kevin Book
Managing Director
ClearView Energy Partners LLC, Washington, DC

• Henry G. Kleemeier
Independent Petroleum Association of America, Tulsa, OK

Here’s Larry Nichols’ testimony: Download file
2009 Sept Larry Nichols Tax Testimony
Here’s Kevin Book’s testimony: Download file
2009 Sept Kevin Book Tax Testimony
Buddy Kleemeier’s testimony: Download file
2009 Buddy Kleemeier Tax Testimony