Railroad Commission of Texas Rules
Texas Administrative Code (TAC)
Title 16. Economic Regulation
Part 1. Railroad Commission of Texas
The official rules of the Railroad Commission of Texas are found in the Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 16, Part 1, Chapters 1 through 20. The TAC is maintained by the Office of the Secretary of State and is available online through the viewer at the Secretary of State's site or by clicking on the links below. The Railroad Commission's rules are located in Title 16, Economic Regulation, Part 1.
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Below is the list of Railroad Commission chapters currently in effect. Click on the chapter title to go to the list of subchapter and/or rules in that chapter:
Chapter 1: Practice and Procedure
Chapter 2: Informal Complaint Procedure
Chapter 3: Oil and Gas Division
Chapter 4: Environmental Protection
Chapter 5: Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
Chapter 7: Gas Services Division
Chapter 8: Pipeline Safety Regulations
Chapter 9: LP-Gas Safety Rules
Chapter 11: Surface Mining and Reclamation Division
Chapter 12: Coal Mining Regulations
Chapter 13: Regulations for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
Chapter 14: Regulations for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
Chapter 15: Alternative Fuels Programs
Chapter 18: Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention
Chapter 20: Administration