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.
Smart IT Solution Reaps Benefits for Agency, Industry
A new well log electronic filing system has reduced the burden on operators and saved both the industry and Railroad Commission thousands of dollars and man-hours in its first six months of use. The system was created as a solution to the cumbersome and outdated print system previously used, which required operators to print hundreds of pages – that they already had in electronic format – and mail them to the Railroad Commission for imaging and processing. Prior to development of this system, the Commission did not have a way to accept the information Read More...
ICYMI: Commissioner Christian Profiled in Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association’s Spring/Summer 2017 magazine
Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian is profiled in the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of Upstream Texas, a magazine of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association. The profile highlights Commissioner Christian’s goals as commissioner, and his assessment of the RRC since taking office in January Read More...
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for May 2017
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,021 original drilling permits in May 2017 compared to 606 in May 2016 Read More...