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 Enforcement Actions Taken at Commissioners’ Feb. 14 Conference
The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $319,320 in fines involving 225 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ conference earlier this week. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline Read More...
Railroad Commission Enhances Oil & Gas Enforcement Data - Updates Definition of Major Violation
As part of its ongoing mission to increase transparency, the Railroad Commission of Texas is adding quarterly oil and gas enforcement data to the agency’s website. The additions are part of the RRC’s continued commitment to informing Texans about the agency’s actions to protect public safety and the Read More...
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for January 2017
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 956 original drilling permits in January 2017 compared to 510 in January 2016 Read More...