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:

Emailing of Pipeline Safety Inspection Notices


Effective June 1, 2017, the Pipeline Safety department of Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) will email inspection notices to pipeline operators. In addition, pipeline operators should submit plans of correction to the RRC via email to

By May 26, 2017, pipeline operators must submit to the RRC the name and email address for the appropriate officer of the company to receive inspection notices. Submit this information via email to

Should a pipeline operator still need to receive correspondence via U.S. mail, please notify the Pipeline Safety department via email or telephone by May 26, 2017.

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