Meeting 5 Announced
For Immediate Release: Oct. 25, 2010
Contact: Dave Cohen, Press Secretary
Date Set for Commission Hearing Focusing on Causes of BP’s Macondo Well Blowout
What: The National Oil Spill Commission and its Chief Counsel Fred Bartlit will hold a two-day hearing on preliminary findings regarding BP’s Macondo well blowout. The primary focus of the hearing will be on the causes of the rig explosion.
Who: The Commissioners will hear from Chief Counsel Bartlit, representatives from companies involved in the incident, industry executives, technical experts, regulators and others regarding the rig explosion.
When: Nov. 8, from 9 am to 5 pm; Nov. 9, from 9 am to 5:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30 am for camera setup and media, and 8 am for the public.
Where: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St. NW, Washington, D.C.
Broadcast Needs: For technical support, please contact Walton Smith at Smith_Walton@BAH.com or at 703.798.8775.
Credentials: Valid press credentials must be shown at the entrance to the hall.
Updated information will be posted at www.OilSpillCommission.gov and made available via press release as it becomes available.