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 Oil and Gas Production Statistics for July 2020
AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for July 2020 came from 169,713 oil wells and 84,052 gas wells.
The RRC reports that from August 2019 to July 2020, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.5 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...
RRC Commissioners Assess More Than $842,000 in Penalties
AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $842,343 in fines involving 159 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ Conference on Sept. 22. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline safety.Read More...
Railroad Commission’s Abandoned Oil and Gas Well Plugging Program Exceeds Goals Set by Texas Legislature
AUSTIN – For the fourth straight year the Railroad Commission of Texas’ has exceeded its performance target of plugging abandoned oil and gas wells throughout the state. Read More...