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Railroad Commissioner to Speak at Texas Tech

George Watson

November 11, 2016


The School of Law’s Energy Law Lecture Series will host Ryan Sitton.

Ryan Sitton

WHAT: Ryan Sitton, the Texas railroad commissioner, will be the featured speaker for the Energy Law Lecture Series hosted by the Texas Tech University School of Law.

WHEN: Noon Monday (Nov. 14)

WHERE: Lanier Auditorium, Texas Tech University School of Law, 1802 Hartford Ave.

EVENT: Sitton earned his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University and has nearly 20 years of experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry. He has served on the boards of numerous energy trade associations and in 2015 was recognized as one of the 40 most influential leaders under 40 in the Houston area.

In 2006, he and his wife, Jennifer, founded Pinnacle Advanced Reliability Technologies, an engineering and technology business focused on the reliability and integrity programs for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Today, Pinnacle employs more than 600 people and has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the nation.

He is the first engineer to serve as railroad commissioner in more than 50 years and has provided expert testimony in both regulatory and civil court cases.

Those attending the event are eligible for one hour of Texas Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Contact Erica Lux at erica.lux@ttu.edu for details.

CONTACT: Sarah Salazar, director of communications, School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5074 or sarah.e.salazar@ttu.edu

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