Chairman Craddick Applauds Legislature for Prioritizing Railroad Commission Funding - FY 2020-21 Budget Includes Additional Inspectors, IT Upgrades
May 28, 2019
Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick today thanked the 86th Texas Legislature for prioritizing the important role the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) plays in keeping the state’s citizens and natural resources safe. Read More...
RRC Chairman Craddick and PUC Chairman Walker Working to Ensure Availability of Natural Gas for Electric Service this Summer
February 27, 2019
Feb. 27, 2019, Austin, TX – In anticipation of high electricity demand across Texas this summer, key state agencies are taking steps now to enhance coordination between natural gas pipelines, natural gas-fueled electric generation plants, and the electric utilities that provide electric service to the pipelines, generation plants, and other customers. The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC), the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC), and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) are working together to make sure gas-fueled power plants have the natural gas they need for electricity generation.Read More...
Chairman Craddick Welcomes Australian Delegation to Railroad Commission
February 12, 2019
AUSTIN - Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick today welcomed a delegation from Australia to the Railroad Commission headquarters in Austin.
Chairman Craddick explained to the group how the Texas Railroad Commission provides a sound regulatory foundation for the Texas energy industry while also protecting public safety and the environment.Read More...
Railroad Commission Launches Texas’ First Online Searchable Database of Oil & Gas Inspection and Enforcement Data - RRC Online Inspection Lookup Available 24/7
January 23, 2019
Today, the Railroad Commission of Texas launched its RRC Online Inspection Lookup (OIL) tool for searching statewide oil and gas inspection and enforcement information, including notices of violation and intentions to sever leases. For the first time in RRC history, RRC OIL allows anyone, anywhere at any time to search online records of oil and gas well inspections and violations.Read More...
Chairman Craddick Announces Staff Changes
January 02, 2019
Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick today announced Jason Modglin as the new Director of Public Affairs for the Chairman’s office. Read More...