jump to content
Railroad Commission of Texas
 Railroad Commission of Texas

Recent News

Commissioner Christi Craddick Applauds Success of Railroad Commission Recycling Measures on One Year Anniversary of Rule Amendments
Today, Commissioner Christi Craddick highlighted progress made by the Texas oil and gas industry in water conservation, aided by the Railroad Commission’s recycling measures enacted one year ago to date. Read more...

Railroad Commission Chairman Smitherman Congratulates AG’s Office on Successful Disposition in Court on Dos Republicas Mining Permit
Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman congratulates the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in obtaining a successful disposition in court last Thursday on the Dos Republicas Coal Partnership permit application. Read more...

Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick Says USFW Listing of Lesser Prairie Chicken Infringes on States’ Rights and Private Property Rights
Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick said today the decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the Lesser Prairie Chicken as threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species Act is a critical loss for states’ rights and for Texas private property rights. Read more...


More News...

Open Meetings

The next Railroad Commission Open Meeting is Scheduled for Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 9:30 am. A webcast will be available. Click here to see the 2014 Conference schedule.


Upcoming Oil and Gas Well Completions Work Session May 20 & 21, 2014 – Houston, TX. Click Here for more information

The proposed Form CF-2 Commercial Facility Irrevocable Standby Letter of Credit is now available to view online. Please click here for more information.

Drilling Permit Processing Time as of April 14, 2014

  • Expedited Permits: approximately 16 Business days
  • Standard Permits: approximately 21 Business days


More Announcements...