Researcher Announcement

Rich Haut appointed to Texas Railroad Commission committee

Posting Date: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

HARC's Dr. Rich Haut, Energy Production Director, has been requested by Commissioner Christian of the Texas Railroad Commission to lead one of his committees to ensure that the oil and gas industry continues to have the human resources into the future to find innovative solutions to develop energy reserves in an environmentally sound manner. Dr. Haut will be joined by others from Parsley Energy, Pioneer Natural Resources and the International Association of Drilling Contractors to look into the creation of new curriculum that meet the needs of the industry and is aligned with existing graduation requirements. The committee will review what current curriculum exists and where gaps can be closed to decrease duplication. The effort is in support of Commissioner Christian’s education initiative. (see: