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RRC Chairman Craddick and PUC Chairman Walker Working to Ensure Availability of Natural Gas for Reliable Electric Service this Summer

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AUSTIN – Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick and Public Utility Commission Chairman DeAnn Walker are urging natural gas pipeline operators and electric generation plant operators to work together to ensure availability of pipeline transmission capacity to meet electric generation needs at times of peak demand during the hot Texas summer. Craddick and Walker are asking stakeholders to work with the Railroad Commission’s Oversight and Safety Division to schedule required pipeline testing outside of peak demand months. During the required tests, pipelines are unable to deliver natural gas, which fuels electric generation plants across Texas.

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Christi’s June Newsletter

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Chairman Craddick on U.S. oil production jumping to 10 million barrels per day, 2018 Hurricane Season prep, Connecting Conservative Women, meeting with the U.S. State Department and Mexican energy officials, and more.

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Christi’s May Newsletter

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Chairman Craddick on keeping Texas red to continue our economic success, the shale revolution’s beginning in Texas, happy 127th birthday to the RRC, and more.

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Christi’s April Newsletter

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Chairman Craddick on receiving the 2018 Hats Off Award, furthering the efficiency and modernization of the RRC, Texas is pushing the U.S. to become world’s largest oil producer, and more.

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Craddick: Ethanol mandates help Wall Street, and hurt Texas

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HOUSTON – In case you missed it, please see Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick’s editorial on reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and capping Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) prices, as published in the Houston Chronicle today. The editorial can be read online here and below.

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Christi’s March Newsletter

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Chairman Craddick on a BIG Primary Election victory, what’s to come for the November election, Texas is leading record U.S. oil production, and more.

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Christi’s February Newsletter

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Chairman Craddick on more endorsements for her re-election campaign, ensuring tax cut benefits for Texans, infrastructure and Texas energy industry growth, and more.

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