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Ryan Sitton
is one of the world’s leading experts in energy markets, production and regulation.

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  • Railroad Commissioner Does Port of Corpus Christi a Huge Favor

    By Editorial Board, Corpus Christi Caller-Times Aug. 16, 2017 Ryan Sitton is a member of the Texas Railroad Commission. But from the way he is pushing the long-delayed Corpus Christi Ship Channel widening-deepening project, he easily could be mistaken for one of the state’s two U.S. senators or the region’s congressman. We can’t thank Sitton enough, and

  • Railroad Commissioner Sitton Plays by Own Rules

    By Jennifer Hiller San Antonio Express-News AUSTIN — When Ryan Sitton was elected to the Railroad Commission of Texas in 2014, he was a political newcomer but hardly new to the world of oil and gas. Sitton is a mechanical engineer and the first engineer to serve as a railroad commissioner in decades. The agency,

  • How Texas Republicans Are Fighting to Save the Planet

    By Rebecca Harrington Business Insider DALLAS — It was the afternoon before Earth Day in April when an imposing Republican stood up and declared war. John Walsh III had spent the past half-hour sitting in the front row listening to former Democratic presidential candidate Wesley Clark, who happens to be a retired four-star general, try

  • Smart IT Solution Reaps Benefits for Agency, Industry

    A new well log electronic filing system has reduced the burden on operators and saved both the industry and Railroad Commission thousands of dollars and man-hours in its first six months of use. The system was created as a solution to the cumbersome and outdated print system previously used, which required operators to print hundreds

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