he Railroad Commission of Texas today released the agency's 2016 Year in
Review highlighting many of the regulatory agency's accomplishments during the past
year. The Year in Review reflects significant milestones, exciting changes and a
continuing commitment to protecting public safety and our natural resources while
maintaining a fair and stable regulatory environment.
During 2016, the Commission celebrated its 125th anniversary, welcomed new leadership,
implemented technology advancements, enhanced regulations and improved communication
across all agency divisions. The 2016 Year in Review details these accomplishments
and includes video, photos, infographics and links to additional information. The
Year in Review can be found here:
The Commission regulates oil and gas exploration and production, pipeline safety,
surface mining, natural gas utilities and alternative fuels.
The Railroad Commission encourages everyone to share the 2016 Year in Review using
the hashtag #TxRRC.