Capitol Complex Construction

If you are planning to visit the Railroad Commission’s Austin offices in the William B. Travis state office building, please be aware of changes to traffic patterns and the availability of metered parking in the area due to the Capitol Complex Construction project.  Click here for additional information.

Notice to Operators: Groundwater Protection Determination Request Form Can Now Be Filed Online


The Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) has completed the design and development of the online filing application for the Groundwater Protection Determination Request Form (Form GW-1). This system will enable oil and gas operators to submit requests to the Commission more conveniently and quickly, and will enable Commission staff to review those requests in a more prompt and efficient manner. The system will also audit each submission to minimize errors and provide for fee payments for expedited applications through the official website for the State of Texas at