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 UPDATES COMMISSION LOGO TO REFLECT MODERN AGENCY
The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC), today unveiled updates to its logo that preserve the legacy of Texas’ oldest regulatory agency, while better reflecting its modern duties and responsibilities. Read More...
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for September 2019
The Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) issued a total of 796 original drilling permits in September 2019 compared 974 in September 2018. The September 2019 total included 733 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, 11 to re-enter plugged well bores and 52 for re-completions of existing well bores. The breakdown of well types for those permits is 197 oil, 56 gas, 474 oil or gas, 59 injection, zero service and 10 other Read More...
Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for July 2019
Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for July 2019 came from 175,101 oil wells and 89,068 gas wells.Read More...