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.

What's New at the Railroad Commission of Texas

What’s New features new content to the Railroad Commission of Texas website, including form and rule proposals and adoptions, regulatory advisories and notices, job postings, events, news releases and media advisories.

Jobs of The Week

  • Gas Services Financial Analyst (Austin,TX) - The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC), recognized as a worldwide leader in the regulation of oil and gas, is seeking a Financial Analyst III to perform routine to complex financial analysis work to include reviews of rate change and other applications filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas. Work involves analyzing utility reports, testimony, accounting records, contracts, and other pertinent information for compliance with accounting standards, state laws and Railroad Commission regulations, and reasonableness of costs. This position works under moderate to limited supervision with latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment. Occasional travel may be required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Section Director of the Gas Services' Market Oversight Section.

  • Hearings Legal Assistant III/IV (Austin,TX)  - The Railroad Commission of Texas is seeking a Legal Assistant to support Administrative Law Judges and Technical Examiners, and also to coordinate with agency staff to meet established deadlines for the Hearings Division. The Division conducts hearings concerning regulatory aspects of gas utilities rates and safety; surface mining; and oil and gas exploration and production. Responsibilities include composing, proofreading, and typing correspondence and other documents as well as maintaining records and responding to external inquiries. This position also shares responsibility for day-to-day operations of Docket Services and may have frequent interactions with in-person or telephone inquiries. Reliability and timeliness are crucial, as this position works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position reports to the Office Manager of the Hearings Division and requires meticulous attention to detail; the ability to work on multiple projects; and the ability to meet crucial deadlines.




Last Updated: 3/25/2020 3:43:40 PM