Commissioner David Porter was unanimously elected chairman of the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC). Commissioner Christi Craddick said at the RRC's Tuesday meeting, "I am pleased to turn over the responsibilities of chairman to my colleague Commissioner David Porter. After working alongside him for the past two and a half years, I know his knowledge, steady approach, and dedication to the agency will guide his leadership and keep the Commission on a path toward an even stronger future." Porter said of the RRC, " is our job to make sure industry produces efficiently and economically, and does so in the safest, most responsible manner possible. We meet our responsibilities at the commission -- we've been doing it for over a century -- and I am honored to serve as chairman during this important time for our state."