Railroad Commission of Texas
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.
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for November 2017
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,187 original drilling permits in November 2017 compared to 673 in November 2016 Read More...
RRC Assesses More than $11 Million in Fines in 2017
The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $11,077,280 in fines on 3,567 enforcement dockets involving the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline safety for calendar year 2017. These include:Read More...
EPA Commends RRC Underground Injection Control Program - RRC Completes Review of Aquifer Exemption Program
The Railroad Commission of Texas has been commended in a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency evaluation for its work protecting underground sources of drinking water. The recognition comes in EPA’s Fiscal Year 2016 End-of-Year evaluation of the RRC’s Underground Injection Control Read More...