Gas Pipelines (Texas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Texas

Applies to States or Provinces Texas
Name Gas Pipelines (Texas)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Fees, 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 2014-08-13
Last Substantive Modification
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Information Source


This chapter applies to any entity that owns, manages, operates, leases, or controls a pipeline for the purpose of transporting natural gas in the state for sale or compensation, as well as any entity that produces or purchases natural gas. This chapter does not apply to entities transporting natural gas solely for interstate commerce. Some other exemptions apply. Any such entity is in the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission and is subject to regulation by the Commission. This legislation contains provisions for the operation and maintenance of gas pipelines, applicable rates and fees, and pipeline and gas safety.

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. Util. Code 121

Authority 2: Tex. Admin. Code 25