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IADC Supports Nomination of Mark Menezes for Deputy Secretary at Department of Energy

IADC recently joined with more than 60 industry groups to support the nomination of Mark Menezes to serve as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Energy. In a letter issued on 19 May to Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and the Committee’s Ranking Member, Joe Manchin (D-WV), the groups requested support for confirmation of Mr. Menezes, noting his deep qualifications and many years of senior leadership positions in both the private and public sectors. The letter also pointed out his commitment to ensuring that growing energy demands continue to be met by innovation, technology, efficiency and free enterprise with continued access to abundant, durable and affordable energy, all of which is critically important to economic growth and security.