Gingrich, Rice speaking at forum in Myrtle Beach Wednesday

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and U.S. Rep. Tom Rice are scheduled to talk about energy at a Myrtle Beach forum.

The Republicans are featured speakers at the South Carolina Energy & Opportunity Forum slated for Wednesday at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

The gathering is sponsored by the Southeast Energy Alliance and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

Organizers say the meeting is exploring the role that future offshore energy development can have in South Carolina.