Conservation of Oil and Gas (Texas)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|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|
|Program Administrator||Railroad Commission of Texas|
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.
|Department||Railroad Commission of Texas|
|Address||1701 N. Congress|
|Address 2||P.O. Box 12967|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Tex. Nat. Res. Code 85|