Railroad Commissioner Sitton Delivers Address to Young Professionals in Energy


AUSTIN — Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton spoke today to Austin’s Young Professionals in Energy for their Lunch and Learn Series. Sitton discussed what the new wave of energy professionals should know, the energy race and the Railroad Commission’s role. 

“The caliber of young professionals entering the industry is astounding,” Sitton said. “As a regulator of oil and gas, I’m looking forward to working with these men and women who will lead Texas toward a position of global energy leadership.”



Elected to the Railroad Commission in 2014, Ryan Sitton is one of the world’s leading energy experts and the first engineer to serve on the Commission in 50 years. A native North Texan, Sitton is a graduate of Texas A&M University where he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and met his wife, Jennifer. In 2006, Ryan and Jennifer founded PinnacleART, an engineering and technology company focused on reliability and integrity programs for the oil, gas, and petrochemical, mining, pharmaceutical, and wastewater industries. As Railroad Commissioner, Ryan is working to make the Commission more efficient and effective so Texas can lead America to energy independence.