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.
What We Do
Railroad Commission Adds Multiple Features to CASES Portal
AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission continues to enhance its online services, this time by adding more information and enhanced features in its CASES online portal.Read More...
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for August 2020
AUSTIN –– The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 451 original drilling permits in August 2020 compared to 960 in August 2019. The August 2020 total includes 377 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, seven to re-enter plugged well bores, and 51 for re-completions of existing well bores.Read More...
RRC Commissioners Assess More Than $400,000 in Penalties
AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $401,391 in fines involving 152 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ Conference on September 1. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline safety.Read More...