The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) has named Lori Wrotenbery director of the commission's Oil and Gas Division. She holds a bachelor's degree in geology from the University of Texas and a law degree from Harvard University. Prior to joining the RRC, Wrotenbery served as director of administration for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) since 2012. Wrotenbery joined the OCC in 2004 as director of the Oil and Gas Conservation Division. She also previously served as deputy director and assistant director for environmental services in the Oil and Gas Division of the RRC, as well as in various leadership roles for the Oil Conservation Commission of New Mexico. She also has served as president and a member of the Ground Water Protection Council and was a founding member of Stronger (State Review of Oil and Natural Gas Environmental Regulations Inc.). The RRC, through its Oil and Gas Division, regulates the exploration, production and transportation of oil and natural gas in Texas.
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