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.
Statement by Commissioner Ryan Sitton on Appointment to Interstate Mining Compact Commission
Commissioner Ryan Sitton has been appointed Gov. Greg Abbott’s designee to the Interstate Mining Compact Read More...
RRC Production Statistics and Allowables for March 2015
The Texas average rig count as of February 13, 2015 was 598, representing about 46 percent of all active land rigs in the United States according to Baker Hughes Incorporated Read More...
Texas Monthly Oil and Gas Statistics - Corrected
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,102 original drilling permits in January 2015 compared to 1,791 in January 2014 Read More...