In observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays, the RRC will be closed Monday, December 24, 2018 and will reopen for regular business on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. We will respond to public inquiries at that time.
If you are contacting the RRC with a complaint or to report an incident, please call our 24-hour, toll-free emergency line at 844-773-0305 for immediate assistance.
Additionally, if you are an operator with an urgent need, such as processing an oil and gas drilling permit, you can locate the appropriate contact information using the RRC website at:
The proposed rule amendments are necessary to implement provisions of House 1818 (85th Legislative Session) which authorizes the RRC to create fees to fund the Pipeline Safety Program pursuant to Texas Natural Resources Code §81.07.
Group A Pipelines
Natural gas transmission and storage pipelines; natural gas gathering pipelines; hazardous liquids transmission and storage pipelines; and hazardous liquids gathering pipelines
$20 per-mile annual fee
$500 fee for a new permit or permit renewal
Group B Pipelines
Intrastate production and gathering pipelines leaving a lease