Conservation of Oil and Gas (Texas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Texas

Applies to States or Provinces Texas
Name Conservation of Oil and Gas (Texas)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Railroad Commission of Texas
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


This legislation prohibits the production, storage, or transportation of oil or gas in a manner, in an amount, or under conditions that constitute waste. Actions which may lead to the waste of oil or gas are listed, and include the operation of any oil well or wells with an inefficient gas-oil ratio as well as the wasteful burning of natural gas wells.

Policy Contact

Department Railroad Commission of Texas
Address 1701 N. Congress
Address 2 P.O. Box 12967
Place Austin, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 78711-2967

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Tex. Nat. Res. Code 85