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Winter Storm 2021

Texas regulators pass rule aimed at preventing natural gas producers from having power cut off during future winter storms

But Texas oil and gas regulators addressed only part of the problem that led millions of Texans to lose power for days after February’s winter storm, and gas producers likely won’t be required to weatherize until 2023.

Wayne Christian, Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission, and Commissioner Jim Wright listen during an RRC hearing in the William B. Travis building in Austin on Nov. 30, 2021.

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