The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) dataset contains hundreds of spatial layers relating to the oil and gas industry. Themes, which are available for the entire state, include:
Downloading RRC Data
To obtain the RRC Dataset, please contact the Map & GIS Library and fill out a Research Data Management Services Form and we will assist you as soon as possible.
Extracting the Data
The data files are compressed into folders with ".tar.gz" extensions. For example, FILENAME.tar.gz.
To extract the files:
The dataset comes with three user manuals created by the Railroad Commission of Texas:
Please fill out a Research Data Management Services Form and the Map & GIS Library staff will help you with any questions you may have regarding the RRC Dataset. Per our license agreement, the data can only be shared with Texas A&M University students, faculty, and staff.
Land Cover / Land Use
Local Cities and Counties
Cities in Texas
Emergency Response Data
City of Houston
Historical Hurricane Data