Commissioner Sitton Participates in Panel Discussion in Amarillo at the Panhandle Producers and Royalty Owners’ Association Annual Meeting
AMARILLO – Commissioner Ryan Sitton today participated in a panel discussion on the Texas energy industry at the Panhandle Producers and Royalty Owners’ Association Annual Meeting in Amarillo. Joining Commissioner Sitton on the panel were state Sen. Kel Seliger and Reps. Four Price and Ken King. The event was held at the Amarillo Civic Center.
“The long-term fundamentals for the energy industry in Texas are sound,” Commissioner Sitton told the gathering. “Even though we are in a challenging price environment, Texas production has continued to increase as the industry becomes more efficient and finds ways to reduce costs. Nobody does a better job of producing energy than Texans,” concluded Sitton.
Elected to the Railroad Commission Nov. 4, 2014 to a six-year term, Commissioner Ryan Sitton won the general election with over 58 percent of the vote.Sitton is a native Texan who grew up in the Irving area. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University where he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and met his wife, Jennifer. Following college, Ryan went to work as an engineer in the energy industry. In 2006 Ryan and Jennifer founded PinnacleAIS, an engineering and technology company focused on reliability and integrity programs for the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries.