Petroleum Politics and the Texas Railroad Commission

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University of Texas Press, Sep 1, 1981 - History - 240 pages
The single most important domestic source of oil and gas is managed by the Texas Railroad Commission. As a result the Commission has for decades exerted a profound influence on U.S. and world energy policy. ... This detailed look at the Railroad Commission and the politics of petroleum in Texas will be of interest to the general public and all those involved in the oil and gas industry.

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Foundations 19301935
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The Ironies of Regulation 19351950
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The Balance Wheel 19501965
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