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Primary Regulation of Oil and Gas Production

Oil and gas production in the state of Texas is primarily regulated by the Texas Railroad Commission.

For more information, visit the Railroad Commission website. Exit the TCEQ

However, while the regulation of oil and gas activities in Texas falls primarily under the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission, the TCEQ plays an important role in the areas of air quality, surface water management and water quality, and waste management.

See TCEQ activities related to oil and gas.

Also see Who Regulates Oil and Gas Activities in Texas. Adobe Acrobat PDF Document