Oil and Gas Facilities: Compliance Resources
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West Texas Oil & Gas Local Government Workshops – Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in conjunction with the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) will be hosting a series of Oil and Gas Workshops for Local Governments. The workshops are designed to provide local governments with information on jurisdictional authority between the TCEQ & RRC as well as an overview of air, water and waste rules that apply to the oil and gas industry.
- 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.
- Additional Resources Related to Oil and Gas Activities in Texas – List of links to additional resources for the oil and gas industry.
- 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.
Learn more about environmental compliance assistance
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.