RRC Accepting Comments on Draft Oil and Gas Division Monitoring and Enforcement PlanMay 11, 2021
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COVID-19 Resources and Response
With the Governor’s disaster declaration and Executive Order related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and his direction to state agencies to provide flexible work and telework policies to employees, the RRC will maintain limited skeleton crews at the William B. Travis building (WBT) and district/regional offices, with other employees telecommuting. This is in effect until further notice.
Important Note for In-person Filings
In an effort to ensure the safety of the public and Railroad Commission staff during the COVID-19 concerns, the RRC is not accepting in-person filings at this time. You may submit filings via U.S. Postal Service, FedEx or United Parcel Service.
This 4-hour course covers the essentials of converting, installing, and venting of propane gas appliances. It is accepted as CE credit for LPG Appliance Service and Installation Technicians, Service and Installation Technicians, Category D General Installers and Repairmen, and Category E Retail Wholesale Dealers.
This course is intended for current certification holders looking to complete ON-TIME continuing education credit. Section 9.52 of the LP-Gas Safety Rules lists each course given and the certification level for which continuing education credit is given.
- ALL student information fields MUST be completed in order to register for this class.
- For Event Name Enter - 3.3 Appliance Conversion
- For Exam Enter - None
- Class Date - Enter the class date as listed on this posting (You may need to scroll to the right to see date.) The date field on the registration request page MUST be entered .
- Class Location Enter- Austin
- There will NOT be exams administered at the end of the course. If this is an on time continuing education class there is no fee, if this is a late continuing education there is a class fee.
All individuals must be registered 7 days in advanced of this class.
All events are subject to change please check this event page at least 24 hours before the day of the event.
May 17, 2021 - 8:00 AM
RRC Commissioners Assess More Than $290,000 in Penalties
AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $297,602 in fines involving 70 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ Conference on May 11. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline safety.
Ten dockets involved $140,531 in penalties after operators failed to appear at Commission enforcement proceedings. Master Default Orders can be found on the RRC Hearings Division webpage.
Operators were ordered to come into compliance with Commission rules and assessed $22,021 for oil and gas, LP-Gas or pipeline safety rule violations. Pipeline operators and excavators were assessed $135,050 for violations of the Commission’s Pipeline Damage Prevention rules. Master Agreed Orders can be found on the RRC General Counsel webpage.
In the absence of timely motions for rehearing, decisions are final as stated in these final orders.
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