COVID-19 Agency News

With the Governor’s disaster declaration and Executive Order related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and his direction to state agencies to provide flexible work and telework policies to employees, the RRC will maintain limited skeleton crews at the William B. Travis building (WBT) and district/regional offices, with other employees telecommuting. This is in effect Tuesday, March 17 until further notice.


The Railroad Commission of Texas Open Meeting scheduled for March 31, 2020 has been cancelled.

Important Note for In-person Filings
In an effort to ensure the safety of the public and Railroad Commission staff during the COVID-19 concerns, the RRC is not accepting in-person filings at this time. You may submit filings via U.S. Postal Service, FedEx or United Parcel Service.


Subscription Services

The Railroad Commission of Texas offers several subscriptions services for your convenience. The subscription service is free; just provide an email address.

  • Alternative Fuels Safety - Receive email notifications regarding regulations, licensing, certification and training for the transportation, storage, distribution and use of alternative fuels.

  • Brownfields Bulletin – Receive quarterly emails regarding Brownfields Response Program news, upcoming events, and success stories.

  • News Release Email Service - Receive email notifications of Railroad Commission of Texas news and press releases.

  • Oil & Gas News - Receive email notifications regarding Oil & Gas Division news, notices to operators and upcoming events hosted by the Oil & Gas Division.

  • Pipeline Safety News - Receive email notifications regarding the regulation of Texas' pipeline infrastructure, the Pipeline Damage Prevention Program for Texas and upcoming events hosted by the Pipeline Safety Department.

  • RRC Energy News - Receive monthly newsletters on the latest information from the RRC.

  • Rules Email Service - Receive email notifications of the Railroad Commission of Texas' rulemaking actions.


Last Updated: 11/20/2019 11:15:31 AM