Holiday Closure

In observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays, the RRC will be closed Monday, December 24, 2018 and will reopen for regular business on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. We will respond to public inquiries at that time.

If you are contacting the RRC with a complaint or to report an incident, please call our 24-hour, toll-free emergency line at 844-773-0305 for immediate assistance.

Additionally, if you are an operator with an urgent need, such as processing an oil and gas drilling permit, you can locate the appropriate contact information using the RRC website at:

Notice to Pipeline Operators: Emergency Waiver of Federal Regulations to Support Recovery Efforts for Areas Impacted by Hurricane Harvey


Pipeline operators that need to request an emergency waiver of 49 CFR §§ 199.105 (relating to pre-employment and random drug testing for all pipeline workers), Subpart N of 49 CFR Part 192 (relating to qualification of pipeline personnel), and Subpart G of 49 CFR Part 195 (relating to qualification of pipeline personnel) for purposes of conducting an emergency response to damage and/or repairs of facilities and operations as a result of Hurricane Harvey, must submit a request on company letterhead signed by an officer of the company to the Railroad Commission of Texas.

To view the full notice