Railroad Commission of Texas Releases 2015 Year in Review

12/21/2015

AUSTIN –The Railroad Commission of Texas today released the agency’s 2015 Year in Review highlighting the accomplishments, milestones and improvements achieved at the agency over the past year. For the first time the Commission is releasing its Year in Review in digital format. The interactive 2015 Year in Review includes video, photos, infographics and links to additional information and may be found online here

The 2015 Year in Review reflects the work done at the Commission across all divisions on a daily basis in support of the agency’s mission to protect public safety and our natural resources while maintaining a fair, stable regulatory environment for the safe, responsible production of our energy resources. The new digital report provides an efficient and cost-effective way to make comprehensive Commission information easily accessible to the public and stakeholders.

The Commission encourages readers to share the 2015 Year in Review using the hashtag #TxRRC.

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About the Railroad Commission

Our mission is to serve Texas by 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. The Commission has a long and proud history of service to both Texas and to the nation, including almost 100 years regulating the oil and gas industry. The Commission also has jurisdiction over alternative fuels safety, natural gas utilities, surface mining and intrastate pipelines. Established in 1891, the Railroad Commission of Texas is the oldest regulatory agency in the state. To learn more, please visit http://www.rrc.texas.gov.