Good Friday Office Closure

All RRC offices will be closed on Friday, April 10, 2020 in observance of Good Friday.

RRC Operations

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, 2020 until further notice.

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.  

Resources for the Public

Staff are available in office or teleworking to answer energy industry questions.

Resources for Operators

Staff are in office or teleworking and online filing and processing is still available.

Message from the Alternative Fuels Safety Department

In accordance with Governor Abbott’s disaster declaration related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) Training Center will be cancelling all in-person classes and all exams until further notice, including walk-in exams in Austin.

Online classes for continuing education are currently available and more will be added soon. Please check the Calendar of Events for new opportunities to attend these online courses. The calendar is available on the RRC website at

All students/examinees already scheduled for classes and exams will be notified if the scheduled event is cancelled. If the event is cancelled, they must reregister online for another opportunity to attend the scheduled event. All fees paid toward previously scheduled events will transfer to those new dates.

If you have questions, please contact the RRC at

We encourage individuals to take necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by visiting the Texas Department of Health Services (DSHS) for updates and tips.

Last Updated: 3/26/2020 9:59:16 PM