Railroad Commission of Texas
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.
Commissioner Ryan Sitton Partners with Radio Show to Produce ‘The Energy Minute’
Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton recently partnered with “In the Oil Patch,” a radio show produced by Shale Magazine, to produce daily one-minute energy updates with everything Texans need to know about energy prices, current events impacting markets and more. The segment, “The Energy Minute,” is part of a new expansion for “In the Oil Patch” and brings the show to nine signals and five radio stations throughout the state, Read More...
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for May 2018
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,243 original drilling permits in May 2018 compared to 1,021 in May 2017. Read More...
RRC Enforcement Actions Taken at Commissioners’ June 5 Conference
The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $349,172 in fines involving 97 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ conference this week. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline Read More...