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.
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for June 2016
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 656 original drilling permits in June 2016 compared to 851 in June 2015 Read More...
Railroad Commission Chairman David Porter Testifies before U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce -Testimony focuses on federal overreach of EPA’s Clean Air Act
Railroad Commission Chairman David Porter testified today before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, condemning recent rulemaking by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Clean Air Read More...
ICYMI: Railroad Commissioner Sitton Discusses the Importance of Texas Natural Gas & the Trans-Pecos Pipeline
Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton discusses the importance of natural gas to Texas’ future and how vital the Trans-Pecos pipeline will be to both Texas and Mexico in two interviews with the Read More...