Skip Navigation Links
Front Page
About GNSExpand About GNS
Business/Industry
CommunitiesExpand Communities
EducationExpand Education
Entertainment
Links Directory
Maritime
Medicine & Science
Opinion/ForumExpand Opinion/Forum
Public Safety
Transportation
Weather


Business & Industry
Texas Railroad Commission
News Release
Friday, August 04, 2017

RRC Enforcement Actions Taken at Commissioners' Aug. 1 Conference

AUSTIN - The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $531,291 in fines involving 345 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners' conference earlier this week. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state's oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline safety.

Operators were assessed $21,000 after failing to appear at Commission enforcement proceedings. Details on these Master Default Orders can be found here.

Operators were ordered to come into compliance with Commission rules and assessed $104,291 for oil and gas and LP-Gas rule violations. Pipeline operators and excavators were assessed $406,000 for violations of the Commission's Pipeline Damage Prevention rules. Details on all these Master Agreed Orders can be found here.

In the absence of timely motions for rehearing, decisions are final as stated in these final orders.




GRCC
Remembering Jim Guidry Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership


Guidry News Service is headquartered in Midtown Houston.
at 4001 Fannin Street, Suite 4109, Houston, TX. 77004-4077
(409) 763 NEWS(6397)         News@GuidryNews.com
© 1996, Guidry News Service. Duplication of any part of this website in any manner is prohibited.