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The Summer NAPE Business Conference in Houston calls upon leading executives, experts and speakers to examine E&P trends, legislative and regulatory challenges, technical advances and other topics of interest.
Ryan Sitton is one of the world’s leading experts in energy markets, production and regulation. In 2014, he was elected to the Texas Railroad Commission, the state agency that oversees oil and gas regulation in Texas. He is the first engineer to serve on the Commission in 50 years. A native Texan who grew up in the Irving area, Sitton is a graduate of Texas A&M University where he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and met his wife, Jennifer. Following college, Ryan began his career as an engineer in the energy industry. 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. Ryan and his wife have three children, and have an impressive collection of over 100,000 Legos. He is deeply honored to serve as your Railroad Commissioner and is excited to serve the people of Texas.