Railroad Commissioner David Porter Discusses Real-World Solutions to Pressing Energy Issues at 2015 Texas Energy Innovation Challenge

05/01/2015

AUSTIN-Railroad Commissioner David Porter today discussed real-world solutions to pressing energy issues at the 2015 Texas Energy Innovation Challenge (TEIC) sponsored by Power Across Texas.  Porter addressed how innovation by the Texas oil and gas industry and a stable regulatory environment provided by the Railroad Commission helps to consistently make Texas the nation’s top oil and gas producer.

Commissioner Porter said, “Oil and gas is the backbone of the Texas economy, and I’m pleased to see that young Texans are working to find innovative, practical real-world solutions to pressing energy issues, like water. The future of Texas looks even brighter thanks to these young adults.”

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For more information on the Power Across Texas 2015 Energy Innovation Challenge, click here.

Commissioner Porter was elected statewide to the Texas Railroad Commission on November 2, 2010. A Certified Public Accountant and successful small business owner, Commissioner Porter has worked with oil and gas producers for nearly three decades providing strategic financial advice and tax counsel. He has a long record of pro-business, free market, conservative credentials.