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BP chief to testify next week before Congress


BP CEO Tony Hayward will testify June 17th before the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations within the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The subcommittee is chaired by Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) with ranking GOP member Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR).

Here's the committee's release:


Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing on "The Role of BP in the Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill"

WASHINGTON, DC - The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing entitled "The Role of BP in the Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill" on Thursday, June 17, 2010, in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will examine what caused the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and the oil spill that continues to spread across the Gulf of Mexico.

INVITED WITNESS:

· Tony Hayward, Chief Executive Officer, BP PLC

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 17

WHERE: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building