State of Minnesota Interim Meeting
House of Representatives Eighty-Fifth Session
House Energy Finance and Policy Division
Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications
Representative Bill Hilty, Chair, called the meeting to order at 1:17 PM on February 4, 2008 in Room 200 of the State office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
Rep. Frank Hornstein
Rep. Tina Leibling
Rep. Carolyn Laine
Rep. Tim Mahoney
Prettner Solon, Yvonne
A quorum was present.
HF995 (Hilty) / SF1948 (Carlson) Peak Oil; Governor memorialized, by resolution, to take action to prepare a plan of response and preparation to meet the challenges of Peak Oil.
1:23 PM - Presentation by Matt Simmons, Chairman of Simmons & Company International. (Power Point: Twilight in the Desert: The Risk of Peak Oil)
Peak Oil Production and the Implications to the State of Connecticut Report to Legislative Leaders and the Governor (November 2001)
Peak Oil Production and the Implications to the Sate of Connecticut: Report to Legislative Leaders and the Governor (Addendum: Tar Sands and Shale Oil) (December 2007)
2:16 PM - Recess.
2:21 PM -- Meeting called to order.
2:22 PM -- Matt Simmons continued with the presentation.
2:45 PM - Members asked questions.
3:52 PM -- The meeting was adjourned.