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Oil and gas interests left to “self-regulate” in aftermath of winter storm as Texas politicians pile on to ERCOT

Politically powerful natural gas production and transportation companies, along with their regulators, appear to have so far escaped the wrath of the governor and the Legislature in the aftermath of the Texas power outages.

A gas flare burns bright on a production site northeast of Andrews, Texas.

Oil and gas companies are big political donors

Can the Railroad Commission require winterization?

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