Railroad Commission of Texas Mission Statement
The Railroad Commission serves Texas through:
- our stewardship of natural resources and the environment;
- our concern for personal and community safety; and
- our support of enhanced development and economic vitality for the benefit of Texans.
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for July 2017
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,011 original drilling permits in July 2017 compared to 631 in July 2016 Read More...
Railroad Commission of Texas Announces New Seismologist
The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) today announced Dr. Aaron Velasco will serve the agency as RRC seismologist. Dr. Velasco is a professor of Geological Sciences and Director of Interdisciplinary Initiatives at the University of Texas – El Paso (UTEP). He will continue to serve in his capacity as an educator and researcher at Read More...
Commissioner Christian Applauds Senate On Confirming FERC Nominees Before Deadline
Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian applauded the U.S. Senate for confirming FERC nominees, Neil Chatterjee and Robert Powelson, before the Senate adjourned for its August recess. Read More...