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.
RRC PRODUCTION STATISTICS AND ALLOWABLES FOR DECEMBER 2014
The Texas average rig count as of November 14, was 901, representing about 48 percent of all active land rigs in the United States according to Baker Hughes Incorporated. The Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) reports that in the last 12 months, total Texas reported production was 851 million barrels of oil and 8.0 trillion cubic feet of natural gas Read More...
TEXAS MONTHLY OIL AND GAS STATISTICS
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 3,046 original drilling permits in October 2014 compared to 1,735 in October 2013 Read More...
Commissioner Barry Smitherman’s Statement on Today’s Passage of NARUC Resolution Supporting State Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing and Natural Resources
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners today passed a resolution reiterating both its Read More...