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.
Railroad Commission Closes Out 1st Mining Permit Issued by the Agency - Commissioners Approve final reclamation work on Alcoa Mine Acreage
The Railroad Commission today closed out its first-ever surface mining permit issued in 1976. The permit, number 001 was issued to Alcoa USA Corp for the Sandow Mine. Commissioners unanimously approved the release of Alcoa USA Corp.’s surface mining bonds after the company met its final reclamation obligations on more than 4,800 acres at the Sandow Mine in Milam and Lee Read More...
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for July 2018
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,153 original drilling permits in July 2018 compared to 1,011 in July 2017. Read More...
Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for May 2018
Production for May 2018 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas is 87,665,663 barrels of crude oil and 597,820,360 mcf (thousand cubic feet) of total gas from oil and gas wells. Read More...