RRC Accepting Comments on New and Amended Rules Related to the Implementation of Senate Bill 3 and House Bill 3648

September 14, 2021

The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) is accepting public comment on proposed new rule 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §3.65, relating to Critical Designation of Natural Gas Infrastructure, and proposed amendments to 16 TAC §3.107, relating to Penalty Guidelines for Oil and Gas Violations.

The proposed rules implement a process for designating certain natural gas entities as critical during an energy emergency as specified in Senate Bill 3 and House Bill 3648 passed by the 87th Legislature (Regular Session).

To view the proposed rules and submit comments online by Monday, November 1, 2021, visit the RRC website at:
https://www.rrc.texas.gov/general-counsel/rules/proposed-rules/ under “Chapter 3: Oil and Gas”.