Oil and Gas Activities
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- Common Environmental Requirements for Regulated Oil and Gas Operations (RG-482)
- The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the RRC and the TCEQ provides additional explanation of the agencies’ jurisdictions over various oil and gas activities. The MOU can be found in Title 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §3.30.
- Who Regulates Oil and Gas Activities in Texas? – This document will help you determine who regulates various activities related to the oil and gas industry.
- Submit an environmental complaint to the TCEQ.
- About Air Pollution in Texas
- Air Quality Forecasts and Now
- Ozone: Warnings, Forecasts, and Now
- Soot, Dust, and Smoke
- Geographical Texas Air Monitoring (GeoTAM)
- Barnett Shale Geological Area – is a hydrocarbon-producing geological formation stretching from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex west and south.
- Eagle Ford Shale Geological Area – is a hydrocarbon-producing geological formation stretching from the Mexican border between Laredo and Eagle Pass up through counties east of Temple and Waco.
The TCEQ regulates certain aspects of oil and gas operations. You can easily find more information about oil and gas compliance at the following links:
The Small Business and Local Government Assistance (SBLGA) program provides confidential technical assistance without the threat of enforcement.
Where can I find more information and assistance?
The TCEQ's Small Business and Local Government Assistance Section offers free, confidential help to small businesses and local governments working to comply with state environmental regulations. Call us at 800-447-2827 or visit our Web page at TexasEnviroHelp.org.