H.R.4136 - To provide for the development of a plan to increase oil and gas production under oil and gas leases of Federal lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Secretary of Defense in conjunction with a drawdown of petroleum reserves from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gardner, Cory [R-CO-4] (Introduced 03/05/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||03/09/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.|
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Summary: H.R.4136 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/05/2012)
Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to prohibit the Secretary of Energy (DOE), except in the case of a severe energy supply interruption, from executing the first drawdown of petroleum products in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) after enactment of this Act until the Secretary has developed a plan to increase the percentage of federal lands (including submerged lands of the Outer Continental Shelf) under the jurisdiction of DOE, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Secretary of Defense (DOD) leased for oil and gas production by the same percentage as the percentage of petroleum in the SPR that is to be drawn down in such first and subsequent drawdowns.
Prohibits such plan from providing for a total increase of more than 10% in the percentage of such federal lands leased for oil and gas production.