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.

RRC Accepting Comments on LPG Form 16, Application for Examination


The Railroad Commission of Texas is seeking public comment to proposed revisions to the LPG Form 16, Application for Examination. The proposed form amendments are related to recent amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 9 that went into effect January 6, 2020. Also, the revised form will collect information that will be used for propane training course attendance.

Public comments will be accepted through Thursday, March 19, 2020. To view the proposed revisions and submit a comment, visit the RRC website at