About the Authors


Chrysta CastaÑeda

Chrysta Castañeda is an oil and gas trial attorney in Texas. She formed her own boutique law firm in 2014 after more than twenty years as a partner and associate in some of the world's top law firms. Chrysta is a Democratic primary candidate for Texas Railroad Commission on the March 3, 2020 ballot, running on an environmental platform.
Other websites:
www.highenergylitigation.com (law firm)
www.chrystafortexas.com (campaign)

Chrysta Castaneda and T. Boone Pickens

Loren Steffy

Loren Steffy is a journalist and author of three other books: George P. Mitchell: Fracking, Sustainability and an Unorthodox Quest to Save the Planet (Texas A&M University Press, 2019), Drowning in Oil: BP and the Reckless Pursuit of Profit (McGraw-Hill, 2010) and The Man Who Thought Like a Ship (Texas A&M University Press, 2012). Website: www.lorensteffy.com

Loren Steffy