LIVE VIDEO NOW: Energy security experts talk to Salazar, Udall

The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources is taking testimony at 7:45 a.m. Thursday on the nation’s challenges on energy security and reducing its dependence on foreign oil. Both Colorado senators will participate — Secretary of the Interior-nominee Sen. Ken Salazar and newly elected Sen. Mark Udall, though he has not been formally installed on the committee.

View the oversight hearing as it happens with key experts:

Dr. Kit Batten, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Mr. Eric Schwartz, Member, Energy Security Leadership Council
Ms. Karen Harbert, Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Institute for 21st Century Energy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Dianne Nielson, Energy Advisor, Office of the Governor – Utah