Castañeda is a long-time opponent of flaring. Her work led to ex-commissioner Ryan Sitton publishing a report that called out the worst flarers, and the oil industry promptly raised a war-chest to mount a primary challenge against him, creating this competitive race. 9/
ryan sitton'>Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton (who had been in favor of pro-rationing) tells us it's now too late for the industry, and there will be no vote at tomorrow's meeting. Sitton says market forces will now have to prevail and some majors will look for a federal answer.
The Texas Railroad Commission, the state’s main energy regulator, punted Tuesday and delayed any vote on curtailing crude output until May 5. ryan sitton reiterates'>Commissioner Ryan Sitton reiterates his call for a 20% cutback in the state’s output.
ryan sitton'>Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton reports that he discussed with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak the prospect of taking 10 million barrels per day off the global oil markets
ryan sitton'>Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton says people are panicking and that's causing a run on gas and empty fuel pumps.
WATCH LIVE 4pm: Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton will address fears of gas shortages throughout the state.