Voluntary Cleanup Program

Navigating the RRC’s Voluntary Cleanup Program & Other Resources

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | 1:30 to 2:30 PM CT

Webinar URL: 

*Please note that no registration is required for this webinar.


A shut-in well being plugged near Kilgore’s first Walmart.
A shut-in well being plugged near Kilgore’s first Walmart.  The previous operator plugged this well for the VCP applicant (Walmart).


Are you new to VCP and not sure where to start? Join us for this webinar and you will learn everything you need to know to successfully complete the program.

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • eligibility;
  • application and approval process;
  • necessary documents;
  • project timeline;
  • Certificate of Completion and Release of Liability; and
  • oversight fees.

Also listen in for discussion of the State Managed Cleanup and State Managed Plugging Programs, and the significant role they play in cleaning up abandoned oil and gas sites in Texas.

This event is designed for private landowners, developers, environmental consultants, operators and lenders.

During the webinar, email questions and comments to SR-VCP-BRP@rrc.texas.gov. We will reserve 10 minutes at the end of the webinar for questions and answers.

Presenters and Panelists

  • Leslie Bruce, RRC VCP & Brownfields Coordinator
  • Peter Pope, P.G., RRC Site Remediation Manager
  • Art Correa, RRC State Managed Cleanup Project Manager
  • Keith May, P.E., RRC Field Operations

 For more information contact, Leslie Bruce at leslie.bruce@rrc.texas.gov or 512-463-3384.