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Railroad Commission of Texas
 Railroad Commission of Texas

Recent News

In observance of Good Friday, the Railroad Commission of Texas will be open with a skeleton crew Friday, April 17 until noon. Additionally, the RRC will be open from 8am to 5pm with a skeleton crew on Monday, April 21 in observance of San Jacinto Day.

Commissioner David Porter Hosts Third NGV Workshop in Laredo
Workshop Focuses on How to Save Money and Grow Market for Natural Gas. Read more..

Commissioner Christi Craddick Applauds Success of Railroad Commission Recycling Measures on One Year Anniversary of Rule Amendments
Today, Commissioner Christi Craddick highlighted progress made by the Texas oil and gas industry in water conservation, aided by the Railroad Commission’s recycling measures enacted one year ago to date. Read more...

Railroad Commission Chairman Smitherman Congratulates AG’s Office on Successful Disposition in Court on Dos Republicas Mining Permit
Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman congratulates the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in obtaining a successful disposition in court last Thursday on the Dos Republicas Coal Partnership permit application. Read more...


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Open Meetings

The next Railroad Commission Open Meeting is Scheduled for Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 9:30 am. A webcast will be available. Click here to see the 2014 Conference schedule.


Upcoming Oil and Gas Well Completions Work Session May 20 & 21, 2014 – Houston, TX. Click Here for more information

The proposed Form CF-2 Commercial Facility Irrevocable Standby Letter of Credit is now available to view online. Please click here for more information.

Drilling Permit Processing Time as of April 14, 2014

  • Expedited Permits: approximately 16 Business days
  • Standard Permits: approximately 21 Business days


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