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 June 2019
The Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) issued a total of 1,001 original drilling permits in June 2019 compared 1,230 in June 2018. The June 2019 total included 905 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, 10 to re-enter plugged well bores and 86 for re-completions of existing well bores. The breakdown of well types for those permits is Read More...
Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for April 2019
Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for April 2019 came from 176,879 oil wells and 88,240 gas wells.Read More...
CHRISTIAN REQUESTS TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY ADD ENERGY CLUSTER TO CURRICULUM
Today, Chairman Wayne Christian penned a letter to Texas Education Agency (TEA) Commissioner Mike Morath in support of creating an Energy Cluster Designation for Texas public schools. You can read the letter Read More...