Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appointed Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian to serve as the official representative of Texas to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC). Christian was elected to the Railroad Commission of Texas last year. Christian's responsibilities as representative to IOGCC include serving as spokesman for the group in Texas, meeting with the governor to discuss current issues, authoring/sponsoring IOGCC resolutions, voting during business session, participating in committees and regularly attending meetings. The appointment is for an indefinite period.