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 April 2018
AUSTIN –– The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,221 original drilling permits in April 2018 compared to 909 in April 2017. Read More...
Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission Passes Christian Resolution - Compact Will Encourage Federal Government to Look into Delegation of Authority
Yesterday, the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) passed Commissioner Wayne Christian’s (R – Texas) resolution asking President Donald Trump and Congress, in the spirit of Cooperative Federalism, to identify federal regulations that should be delegated to the states.Read More...
RRC Enforcement Actions Taken at Commissioners’ April 24 Conference
The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $436,729 in fines involving 108 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ conference this week. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline safety.Read More...