General Maintenance

General maintenance on several Railroad Commission IT systems will be performed between 7 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019 and 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019, and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, 2019.  During these times some online systems may be unavailable or experience degraded functionality. We appreciate your patience as we work to improve RRC systems and apologize for any inconvenience.

Injection Permit Types and Information


The Railroad Commission of Texas regulates several types of injection wells under a federally approved Underground Injection Control (UIC) program under the Safe Drinking Water Act. These include wells for enhanced recovery, waste disposal, and brine mining.  The Commission  also regulates wells for underground hydrocarbon storage. Learn more about the different types of injection wells.

Enhanced Recovery

Statewide Rule 46
Oil and Gas Waste Disposal

Statewide Rules 9 & 46 
 Hydrocarbon Storage

Statewide Rules 95, 96, & 97
Brine Mining

Statewide Rule 81





Last Updated: 3/8/2016 8:26:58 AM