Central Records Temporary Closure Notice

To ensure the safety of the public and Railroad Commission of Texas staff in response to COVID-19 pandemic, Central Records will be closed beginning at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2021 to be sanitized.
Customers wishing to make payments, conduct research, or submit paperwork in person on this day, will need to do so before 2 p.m.
Central Records will reopen on Monday, December 13.

Notice to Operators: Reminder to File ERCOT Designation for Critical Loads Serving Natural Gas-Fired Electric Generation

October 21, 2021

As you know, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) provides an application through which you may request your facility be designated as a “Critical Load Serving Natural Gas-Fired Electric Generation.” This designation is a critically important component of extreme weather preparedness.

The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) urges all operators to review the Application for Critical Load Serving Electric Generation and Cogeneration and file, as appropriate, with your electric service provider(s). The application can be downloaded from the ERCOT website at http://www.ercot.com/content/wcm/key_documents_lists/174326/Final_-_pdf_-_App_for_gas_pipeline_load_v020320.pdf.

To view the full notice, visit the RRC’s website at https://www.rrc.texas.gov/media/ov2j2bsh/2021-nto_ercot-critical-load-10-22-2021.pdf.