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Railroad Commission of Texas Announces New Seismologist

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AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) today announced Dr. Aaron Velasco will serve the agency as RRC seismologist. Dr. Velasco is a professor of Geological Sciences and Director of Interdisciplinary Initiatives at the University of Texas – El Paso (UTEP). He will continue to serve in his capacity as an educator and researcher at UTEP.

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Christi’s August Newsletter

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Chairman Craddick on growing domestic oil production, President Trump rolls back overreaching, Obama-era regulation, Former Texas Comptroller, Susan Combs, to help lead Trump Interior Department, and Permian Basin, Gulf to lead U.S. production record, and more.

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Christi’s July Newsletter

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Chairman Craddick on why Texas should be on the leading edge of the shale boom, highlights of the successful RRC Technology Overhaul, Trump’s energy dominance starts with Texas, and highlights from Energy Week, and more.

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Chairman Craddick Highlights Successful RRC Technology Overhaul

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SAN ANTONIO – Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick today noted key advancements and on-going efforts by the Railroad Commission to improve the agency’s technological infrastructure at the 6th Annual Eagle Ford Shale Consortium Conference in San Antonio.

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Chairman Craddick: Revisions Could Make NAFTA Even Better for Texas

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AUSTIN – In case you missed it, please see Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick’s editorial on the importance of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for Texas and the state’s energy industry, as published in the Austin American-Statesman Tuesday, June 6. The editorial can be read online here and below. News organizations are welcome to post or publish this editorial in their respective publications or websites.

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Chairman Craddick Emphasizes Importance of Texas LNG Growth

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HOUSTON – Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick today delivered keynote remarks at the LNGgc Americas Conference in Houston, detailing Texas’ unique position in the overall expansion of U.S. liquid natural gas (LNG) exports. With Texas and the Gulf of Mexico playing key roles in the new national LNG export market, stakeholders gathered to discuss challenges, pricing and future infrastructure projects in the region.

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Christi’s June Newsletter

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Chairman Craddick emphasizes importance of Texas LNG growth, the importance of NAFTA in Texas, the Texas Legislative Session Wrap Up – What’s Next?, Women Dominating in Leadership at RRC, and more.

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