Online Research Queries

Due to a technical issue, data available in the Drilling Permit (W-1) Query and Online Severance Query in the Online Research Queries is current through the end of last week. The RRC is working to resolve the issue and have up-to-date data. 

Notice To Pipeline Operators: Plan of Correction Letters Electronic or Online Filing Mandatory Sept. 1

March 20, 2023

Effective September 1, 2023, the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) will no longer accept hard copy filings of Plan of Correction (POC) letters by mail.

Pipeline operators must submit POC letters, including completion documentation, by email to or online using the RRC’s Pipeline, Inspection, Permitting and Evaluation System (RRC PIPES) available on the RRC website at Submission using email or RRC PIPES ensures efficient and timely filing.

To view the full notice, visit the RRC website at