Appendix A
Oral Presentations and Written Statements

Oral Presentations

The following individuals made presentations to the panel charged to review the USGS Energy Resources Program:

USGS-GD. P. Patrick Leahy, Chief Geologist, and Steven R. Bohlen, Associate Chief Geologist for Science.

USGS-ERP. David W. Houseknecht, Coordinator, Energy Resources Program; C. Gene Whitney, Chief Scientist, Central Region Energy Resources Program Team; Ronald W. Stanton, Chief Scientist, Eastern Energy Resources Program Team; and the following scientists: Thomas S. Ahlbrandt, Kenneth J. Bird, George N. Breit, Thaddeus S. Dyman, David A. Ferderer, Robert B. Finkelman, Romeo M. Flores, Michael D. Lewan, and Christopher J. Schenk.

USGS-MRP. Linda C. Gundersen, Program Manager, Mineral Resources Program, and Martha S. Power, Program Scientist, Mineral Resources Program.

Federal Agency Perspectives. Mark Schaefer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior; Guido DeHoratiis, Acting Director, Upstream and Downstream Office, Natural Gas and Petroleum Technology, U.S. Department of Energy; Erick Kaarlela, Senior Petroleum Engineer, Oil and Gas, Operations and Inspection, Minerals, Realty and Resource Protection, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the



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--> Appendix A Oral Presentations and Written Statements Oral Presentations The following individuals made presentations to the panel charged to review the USGS Energy Resources Program: USGS-GD. P. Patrick Leahy, Chief Geologist, and Steven R. Bohlen, Associate Chief Geologist for Science. USGS-ERP. David W. Houseknecht, Coordinator, Energy Resources Program; C. Gene Whitney, Chief Scientist, Central Region Energy Resources Program Team; Ronald W. Stanton, Chief Scientist, Eastern Energy Resources Program Team; and the following scientists: Thomas S. Ahlbrandt, Kenneth J. Bird, George N. Breit, Thaddeus S. Dyman, David A. Ferderer, Robert B. Finkelman, Romeo M. Flores, Michael D. Lewan, and Christopher J. Schenk. USGS-MRP. Linda C. Gundersen, Program Manager, Mineral Resources Program, and Martha S. Power, Program Scientist, Mineral Resources Program. Federal Agency Perspectives. Mark Schaefer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior; Guido DeHoratiis, Acting Director, Upstream and Downstream Office, Natural Gas and Petroleum Technology, U.S. Department of Energy; Erick Kaarlela, Senior Petroleum Engineer, Oil and Gas, Operations and Inspection, Minerals, Realty and Resource Protection, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the

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--> Interior; and Loren Setlow, Geologist, Office of Radiation and Indoor Air, Environmental Protection Agency. Other Public and Private Perspectives. William Condit, Staff Director, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, U.S. House of Representatives; Samuel Baldwin, Study Executive Director, President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology: Federal Energy Research and Development for the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century, Report of the Energy Research and Development Panel, Washington, D.C.; General Richard L. Lawson, President, National Mining Association, Washington, D.C.; Lawrence Metzroth, Principal and Senior Economist, Resource Data International, Boulder, Colorado; Fred Julander, President, Julander Energy Company, Denver, Colorado; Susan Landon, Independent Petroleum Geologist, Thomasson Partner Associates, Denver, Colorado; and James Cobb, Assistant State Geologist, Kentucky Geological Survey, Lexington . Written Statements At the request of the panel, the following individuals responded to an invitation that was sent to more than 50 people in government, industry, and academe throughout the United States to prepare written critiques of the USGS Energy Resources Program: M. Lee Allison, State Geologist, State of Utah, Salt Lake City; John D. Edwards, Adjunct Geology Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder; Norman H. Foster, Independent Geologist, Denver, Colorado; Gary B. Glass, State Geologist, Wyoming Geological Survey, Laramie; Melvin 0. Glerup, Consulting Geologist, Highlands Ranch, Colorado; Arthur R. Green, Petroleum Scientist, Exxon Exploration Company, Houston, Texas; Robbie Gries, President, Priority Oil and Gas, Denver, Colorado; Ben D. Hare, Chief Geologist and New Ventures Exploration Manager, Vastar Resources, Inc., Houston, Texas; Thomas J. Heck, Petroleum Geologist, North Dakota Geological Survey, Bismark; Gretchen K. Hoffman, Senior Coal Geologist, New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, Socorro; Melody R. Holm, Energy Resources Specialist, U.S. Forest Service, Lakewood, Colorado; James C. Hower, Senior Scientist, Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky, Lexington; Jeremy Platt, Manager, Fuel and Power Supply Target, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, California; William W. Shilts, Chief, Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign; M. Ray Thomasson, President, Thomasson Partner Association, Inc., Denver, Colorado; and Robert J. Weimer, Professor Emeritus and Petroleum Consultant, Colorado School of Mines, Golden.