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.
RRC Enforcement Actions Taken at Commissioners’ Oct. 11 Conference
The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $231,775 in fines involving 160 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ conference earlier this week. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline Read More...
Railroad Commissioner Sitton Delivers Address to Young Professionals in Energy
Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton spoke today to Austin’s Young Professionals in Energy for their Lunch and Learn Series. Sitton discussed what the new wave of energy professionals should know, the energy race and the Railroad Commission’s Read More...
RRC Remediation of Abandoned Oilfield Site Helps With Development of Turtle Bayou Nature Preserve
The Railroad Commission’s Site Remediation section has helped turn an historic, abandoned oil field site into part of one of the state’s newest natural habitats—the Turtle Bayou Nature Preserve. The 511-acre preserve, which celebrated its grand opening Friday, is located between Houston and Beaumont in Chambers County and borders Lake Anahuac Read More...