The Railroad Commission of Texas will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Friday, Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. The RRC will reopen for regular business Monday morning, Nov. 27. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.
The External Affairs Division coordinates the government relations, communications, outreach and ombudsman functions for the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC). The division identifies and monitors important legislative issues affecting the RRC and the industries that fall under the jurisdiction of the RRC. The External Affairs Division serves as the primary contact with the media and coordinates the agency’s newsletters, social media and websites.In addition, the division coordinates outreach to Texas citizens, industry, domestic and foreign government officials and delegations, through speaking engagements, special event planning and training opportunities. The External Affairs Division also serves in the agency ombudsman role and responds to inquiries from the public, state officials, other governmental agencies and industry representatives.