Notice to Oil & Gas Pipeline Operators - Winter Weather Outlook

January 23, 2023

The National Weather Service is predicting accumulating snow for portions of West Texas and the Texas Panhandle beginning after midnight tonight and lasting through Tuesday night, and winter precipitation possible in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area.

The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) advises all operators under the RRC’s jurisdiction in areas of potential impact to take the following actions:

  • Monitor local, state and national weather reports for updates on potential severe weather impacts;
  • Heed all watches, warnings, and orders issued by local emergency officials;
  • Secure all personnel, equipment, and facilities to prevent injury or damage; and,
  • Monitor and prepare operations for potential impacts, as safety permits.

The RRC maintains a 24-hour, toll-free emergency line, 844-773-0305, to report emergencies, including leaks or spills and damage to gas pipelines.

To view the full notice, visit the RRC website at