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.
Craddick: Expanding Offshore Energy Exploration Critical to Texas, U.S. Energy Security
Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick today urged the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to include all 26 Outer Continental Shelf planning areas in the development of a new five-year National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program Read More...
Commissioner Ryan Sitton Announces Letter of Support for Ship Channel Improvement Project
Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton announced his letter urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project at a press conference on Aug. Read More...
RRC Enforcement Actions Taken at Commissioners’ Aug. 15 Conference
The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $949,983 in fines involving 323 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...