ICYMI: Commissioner Craddick and Rep. McCaul Call for an End to U.S. Crude Oil Export Ban

September 28, 2015

AUSTIN-- Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick and U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul jointly call on the federal government to lift its ban on crude oil exports from the United States, highlighting the issue’s importance to the long-term success of the Texas oil and gas industry. Please see their opinion piece, published by the Houston Chronicle here.

 Christi Craddick was elected statewide by the people of Texas in November 2012 to serve a six-year term as Texas Railroad Commissioner. A native of Midland, Christi is an attorney specializing in oil and gas, water, tax issues, electric deregulation and environmental policy.


About the Railroad Commission:
Our mission is to serve Texas by our stewardship of natural resources and the environment, our concern for personal and community safety, and our support of enhanced development and economic vitality for the benefit of Texans. The Commission has a long and proud history of service to both Texas and to the nation, including almost 100 years regulating the oil and gas industry. The Commission also has jurisdiction over alternative fuels safety, natural gas utilities, surface mining and intrastate pipelines. Established in 1891, the Railroad Commission of Texas is the oldest regulatory agency in the state. To learn more, please visit http://www.rrc.texas.gov/about-us/.