ICYMI: Commissioner Christian Profiled in Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association’s Spring/Summer 2017 magazine


AUSTIN – Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian is profiled in the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of Upstream Texas, a magazine of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association. The profile highlights Commissioner Christian’s goals as commissioner, and his assessment of the RRC since taking office in January 2017. 

You can click here to reach Commissioner Christian’s profile.




A lifelong conservative businessman, Wayne Christian was elected to join the Railroad Commission of Texas in November 2016. In 1996, Christian was elected to the House of Representatives as the first Republican elected from Deep East Texas since Reconstruction after the Civil War. During his time in the Texas House, Christian served as Vice-Chair of Regulated Industries and as a multi-term member of the Energy Resource Committee. On these committees, he had direct oversight of the Railroad Commission and accumulated a strong record of standing for free markets and against burdensome regulations.

You can learn more about Commissioner Christian here: http://www.rrc.state.tx.us/about-us/commissioners/christian/