Railroad Commission of Texas Mission Statement
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.
WAYNE CHRISTIAN JOINS COALITION DEMANDING CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT OF REGULATIONS
Today, Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian added his name to a coalition of elected officials supporting the passage of a Regulation Freedom Amendment. This would require Congress to approve any major new federal regulations by a majority vote in both chambers if a quarter of the members give the president a written declaration Read More...
Railroad Commission of Texas Streamlines Oil and Gas Well Reporting - Process Makes Well Log Information More Accessible to Public
As part of the Railroad Commission of Texas’ commitment to increasing efficiency and transparency through the modernization of its Information Technology systems, oil and gas producers can now file well log data electronically. Because the Commission now has the technology to accept well log information electronically, operators will no longer be required to print this information and submit paper Read More...
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for December 2016
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,009 original drilling permits in December 2016 compared to 727 in December 2015 Read More...