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 AUGUST 2015
The Texas average rig count as of July 17, was 366, representing about 44 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 977 million barrels of oil and 8.4 trillion cubic feet of natural gas Read More...
TEXAS MONTHLY OIL AND GAS STATISTICS
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 851 original drilling permits in June 2015 compared to 2,185 in June 2014 Read More...
Environmentally Responsible Regulation Benefits All Texans
In case you missed it, please see Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick’s editorial outlining the role of the Railroad Commission of Texas across the state Read More...