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Millennials and ‘Especially Students’ Are Responsible for Oil and Gas Worker Shortage: RRC’s Christian

Millennials and ‘Especially Students’ Are Responsible for Oil and Gas Worker Shortage: RRC’s Christian

Texas regulator says “misunderstanding” is making millennials shun oilfield jobs From the Texas Tribune Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian told House lawmakers on Wednesday that the biggest threat to a burgeoning oil boom is “the acceptance of the politically-correct-driven environmental anti-oil and gas science.” If you ask Wayne Christian, the biggest threat to the oil and gas industry in Texas is millennials — and a general public that’s been brainwashed into thinking that fossil fuels are bad for the environment. That’s what the former Republican state representative — who now regulates the state’s oil and gas industry as one of three elected members of the Texas Railroad Commission — told his former colleagues during a legislative hearing on Wednesday where state, local and industry officials detailed the many challenges of the latest oil and gas boom in West Texas. One of the tasks the House Energy Resources Committee has been assigned ahead[Read More…]

April 20, 2018 - 9:07 am Closing Bell Story, Energy News, Jobs