Texas Railroad Commission
The developer of a disputed oil pipeline, planned to carry oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast, may condemn land across a Texas farm for the pipeline’s right of way, a judge ruled.
Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman has defeated Gregory Parker for the Republican nomination to retain his seat on the board that has nothing to do with trains.
One month after a Plano man allegedly set off a bomb while tampering with a gas main, homeowners say not enough is being done to prevent it from happening again.
Texas Railroad Commission chairman Barry Smitherman is headed to a runoff for the Republican nomination to retain his seat for two more years.
Governor Rick Perry has appointed Buddy Garcia to the Texas Railroad Commission until the general election in November.
Gas producers in North Texas are now required to publicly disclose the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing, and the amount of water they use to do it.
Rules requiring disclosure of many chemicals used in the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing will take effect in Texas in February, oil and gas regulators decided on Tuesday.
Texas lawmakers have approved a bill that would be the first law in the nation to require drilling companies to publicly disclose the contents of fluids used in hydraulic fracturing.
A plan to rename the Railroad Commission of Texas has been derailed — for now.
What is 120 years old, has nothing to do with trains, planes or automobiles and oversees a chunk of the nation’s oil and gas activities? The Railroad Commission of Texas — of course. And now the agency is again trying to get its name changed.
The EPA ordered a Fort Worth natural gas company Tuesday to supply homeowners near a Parker County drilling site with gas monitors and drinking water after an investigation found high levels of methane in the residents’ tap water.