Jim Wright is a lifelong South Texan, solid conservative, and strong pro-business advocate. He believes that the Railroad Commission should continue to engage with the industry and the public to find solutions to problems that will make a difference not only for Texans but in Washington and across the world.

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Political newcomer Jim Wright proved the point in a stunning primary upset Tuesday for a seat on the Railroad Commission regulating the oil and gas industry. The rancher and former bull rider trounced Republican incumbent Commissioner Ryan Sitton, who had has amassed over $2.2 million in his campaign coffers.

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The Railroad Commission of Texas

The Railroad Commission of Texas (TXRRC) is the oldest regulatory agency in the state and one of the oldest in the country. Despite its name, the TXRRC no longer regulates railroads.

The TXRRC is the state agency responsible for regulating the exploration and production of oil and natural gas, surface mining, pipeline safety, gas utilities, liquefied petroleum gas (LP-gas), liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) safety, and propane marketing in Texas.

Commissioners meet in an open-meeting Conference twice a month and work to ensure that Texas energy resources are produced responsibly.

Jim Wright Interview On The Bob Jones Show 1440 KEYS

Jim Wright was recently on the Bob Jones Show talking about the importance of this election and the Texas Railroad Commission.

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