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Commissioner Craddick Talks Future of Texas with Youth Leaders from Across the State

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AUSTIN – Texas Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick met with youth leaders from around Texas this week who have come together to learn leadership skills in government, politics and public service. Commissioner Craddick spoke with groups of high school students during the Texas Boys State and Texas Bluebonnet Girls State gatherings in Austin.

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Railroad Commissioners Recognize Agency’s 125th Birthday – Texas’ Oldest Regulatory Agency has Long, Proud Tradition of Protecting Public Safety & Environment

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AUSTIN – At their regularly scheduled conference today, all three Railroad Commissioners recognized the Railroad Commission of Texas’ 125th birthday, and its long, proud tradition of protecting public safety and natural resources. The Commissioners also thanked former Railroad Commissioners in attendance for their public service.

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Railroad Commissioners Testify Today Before the Texas House Energy Committee

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AUSTIN – All three Railroad Commissioners today provided invited testimony before the Texas House Energy Resources Committee. The Commissioners updated committee members on the agency’s activities. The Railroad Commission of Texas has primary regulatory oversight over the state’s oil and gas exploration and production industry, intrastate pipeline safety, natural gas utilities, surface mining and alternative fuels safety.

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Commissioner Craddick Points to Strong Long-Term Outlook for Texas Energy

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HOUSTON – Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick today pointed to the positive impact Texas and U.S. oil producers will see as open crude oil markets increase demand for lighter, sweeter U.S. shale oil in keynote remarks at the North American Prospect Expo’s (NAPE) Global Business Conference in Houston.

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"As a former Railroad Commissioner, I know that Christi brings the right kind of experience to the job."
- Elizabeth Ames Jones, Former Commissioner of the Railroad Commission of Texas