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.
Commissioner Ryan Sitton Participates in Town Hall Discussing Fort Bend Oil Well Blowout
Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton participated in a town hall hosted yesterday by Sen. Borris Miles and Rep. Ron Reynolds to provide updates and answer questions regarding an oil well blowout that occurred in Fort Bend County on Dec. 6 Read More...
RRC Enforcement Actions Taken at Commissioners’ Feb. 13 Conference
The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $384,615 in fines involving 231 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ conference last week. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline Read More...
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for January 2018
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,166 original drilling permits in January 2018 compared to 956 in January 2017 Read More...