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.

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Important Disclaimer

Data Map Accessibility

The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) is committed to making its website accessible to all users. However, the inherent interactive nature of these maps make accessibility more difficult. The maps were created using Microsoft Power BI, which is accessible software. For more information on the tools’ accessibility features, visit the Microsoft website at

If you use assistive technology and the format of these maps/charts prevents you from using them, contact the RRC’s Accessibility Coordinator by emailing or contact the RRC through Relay Texas at
To enable us to respond in the most helpful way, please be sure to communicate the following:
  1) the nature of your accessibility problem;
  2) the format in which you prefer to receive the material;
  3) the web address of the requested material; and
  4) your contact information.

For more information on accessibility, please see our Accessibility Policy.

Last Updated: 1/24/2020 3:43:18 PM