Railroad Commissioner Sitton Keynotes API Inspection Summit
January 31, 2017
Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton today spoke to inspection professionals at the American Petroleum Institute (API) Inspection Summit hosted at the Galveston Island Convention Center. The first engineer to serve on the Railroad Commission in 50 years, Sitton discussed “Equipment Integrity, Reliability and the Future of Read More...
RRC Enforcement Actions Taken at Commissioners’ Jan. 24 Conference
January 27, 2017
The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $2,034,955 in fines involving 520 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ conference earlier this week. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline Read More...
Statement from Commissioner Ryan Sitton on EPA Lawsuit Regarding Oil and Gas Waste Disposal
January 03, 2017
Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton today issued a statement regarding the court decision in a civil complaint filed against the EPA: Civil Action No. 1:16-cv-842, which was filed on May 4, 2016. The court decision, announced Dec. 28, directs the EPA to review and update its regulations on oil and gas waste Read More...