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
Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for June 2020
AUSTIN –– The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 312 original drilling permits in June 2020 compared to 1,001 in June 2019. The June 2020 total includes 262 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, three to re-enter plugged well bores and 21 for re-completions of existing well bores.Read More...
Oil and Gas Monitoring and Enforcement Plan finalized
AUSTIN –– The Railroad Commission of Texas has released its latest strategic priorities in regulating the state’s oil and gas industry.Read More...
Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for April 2020
AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for April 2020 came from 172,505 oil wells and 87,853 gas wells.
The RRC reports that from May 2019 to April 2020, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.4 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Crude oil production reported by the RRC is limited to oil produced from oil leases and does not include condensate, which is reported separately by the RRC.Read More...