Thousands of Abandoned Oil & Gas Wells Pose Risk to Texas, Show Need for Reform at Railroad Commission
Contrary to what its name implies, the Railroad Commission has no jurisdiction over railroads. Instead the agency oversees oil and gas development, coal and uranium mining, gas utility service, and pipeline safety in Texas.
This is an agency that affects all Texans, and so we need everyone to pay attention to it.
Texas Oil and Gas Business Owners Can Run the Agency that Oversees their Businesses
An Oil Well Off Padre Island Leaked for Months Before It Was Plugged