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 July 2018
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,153 original drilling permits in July 2018 compared to 1,011 in July 2017. Read More...
Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for May 2018
Production for May 2018 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas is 87,665,663 barrels of crude oil and 597,820,360 mcf (thousand cubic feet) of total gas from oil and gas wells. Read More...
Free the Market: No Taxpayer Subsidies, No Carbon Taxes - By Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian
Since being sworn-in as our 45th President of the United States, President Donald Trump has implemented an America-First energy strategy that has de-fanged an overreaching EPA, ended the Clean Power Plan, and removed us from the one-sided Paris Climate Accord, which threatened our national security, our nation’s energy security and the economic growth that comes along with it.Read More...