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.
What We Do
Railroad Commission Updates Alternative Fuels Forms in Order to Allow for Electronic Signatures
AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission has finalized more than 40 alternative fuels forms to allow operators to use electronic signatures.Read More...
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for November 2020
AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 382 original drilling permits in November 2020 compared to 958 in November 2019. The November 2020 total includes 321 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, three to re-enter plugged well bores, and 36 for re-completions of existing well bores.Read More...
Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for September 2020
AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for September 2020 came from 168,740 oil wells and 84,707 gas wells.Read More...