RRC Houston District Office Is Closed

The RRC Houston District Office is closed due to a power outage from last week’s storm damage in the city. If you need assistance, you can contact the office by calling 713-869-5001 or by emailing Houston@rrc.texas.gov.

RRC Hosts Workshop for Rulemaking Related to Weather Emergency Preparedness Standards

June 30, 2022

On Tuesday, July 5, 2022, the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) will host a workshop to hear public comments on proposed new rule 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §3.66, relating to Weather Emergency Preparedness Standards. The workshop will be held at 9:30 a.m. in Room 1-111 of the William B. Travis Building. For information on the visiting the RRC, visit the RRC website at https://www.rrc.texas.gov/about-us/organization-and-activities/visiting-the-railroad-commission/.

The proposed rule implements weatherization standards for operators of certain natural gas facilities as required by Senate Bill 3 passed by the 87th Legislature (Regular Session).

To view the proposed rule and submit comments online by Monday, August 15, 2022, visit the RRC website at https://www.rrc.texas.gov/general-counsel/rules/proposed-rules/ under “Chapter 3: Oil and Gas”.

For questions regarding the workshop, contact the RRC at rulescoordinator@rrc.texas.gov.