Oil & Gas Fee Payments and Surcharges

In accordance to 16 Texas Administrative Code §3.78 (Statewide Rule 78) there are fee payment and surcharge requirements associated with filing of certain applications, permits, extensions and exception requests.


 

 

Fee

Surcharge (150%)

Total Assessment

Required Forms

Online Filing

Oil & Gas Well Drilling Permit Fees

  Email: drillingpermits-info@rrc.texas.gov
  Phone: 512-463-6751

         

     Drilling Permits Less than 2,000 feet

200.00

300.00

500.00

 W-1 + Attachments Online Filing Available

     Drilling Permits 2,001 to 4,000 feet

225.00

337.50

562.50

 W-1 + Attachments Online Filing Available

     Drilling Permits 4,001 to 9,000 feet

250.00

375.00

625.00

 W-1 + Attachments Online Filing Available

     Drilling Permits Greater than 9,000 feet

300.00

450.00

750.00

 W-1 + Attachments Online Filing Available

     Expedite Fee

150.00

225.00

375.00

 W-1 + Attachments Online Filing Available

     Statewide Rule 37 and 38 Exception Fee

200.00

300.00

500.00

 Various  
 
Groundwater Advisory Unit

  Email: GAU@rrc.texas.gov
  Phone: 512-463-2741

 

 

 

   
     Application Fee

100.00

150.00

250.00

 GW-1 Online Filing Available
     Expedite Fee 75.00 172.50 187.50  GW-1 Online Filing Available
 
P-5 Organization Report Fees

  Email: p5@rrc.texas.gov
  Phone: 512-463-6772

 

 

 

   

     Filing Fee

 

 

 

   

         New Organization, Oil & Gas Division Jurisdiction

300.00

450.00

750.00

 P-5, P-5O  

         New Organization, Oversight & Safety Division Jurisdiction

225.00

337.50

562.50

 P-5, P-5O  

      * Renewals – Fee (with surcharge) as set out in renewal packet

 

 

 

 P-5, P-5O  

    Inactive Well Filing Fees (Form W-3X)

 

 

 

   

         Abeyance of Plugging Report

100.00

150.00

250.00

 W-3X  

         Well Test Report Filing Fee

50.00

75.00

125.00

 W-3X  
 
Voluntary Cleanup Program Application Fee

  Email: SR-VCP-BRP@rrc.texas.gov
  Phone: 512-463-6765

1,000.00

1,500.00

2,500.00

 VCP.1, VCP.2  
 
Rule Exception Fees (other than Statewide Rules 37 and 38)

  Contacts by Oil & Gas Activity

 

 

 

   

     (Including but not limited to Statewide Rules 10, 13, 15, 32...)

 150.00

 225.00

 375.00

 Various  
 

Certificate of Compliance Reissue Fee

View instructions for the Serverance Reconnect Process.

300.00

450.00

750.00

P-4  
 
Environmental Permit Fees

  Phone: 512-463-3840

 

 

 

   

     Large Quantity Generator (LQG) Operator Hazardous Oil & Gas Waste Generation

 

 

 

 H-21  

         Base Fee

1,000.00

1,500.00

2,500.00

n/a  

         Additional Fee

1,000.00

1,500.00

2,500.00

n/a  

     Small Quantity Generator (SQG) Operator Hazardous Oil & Gas Waste Generation

 

 

 

 H-21  

         Base Fee

200.00

300.00

500.00

n/a  

         Additional Fee

200.00

300.00

500.00

n/a  

     Surface Water Discharge Permit Fee

300.00

450.00

750.00

 n/a  
 
Injection / Storage Permit Application Fees

  Email: UIC@rrc.texas.gov
  Phone: 512-463-6792

 

 

 

   

     Disposal Well Permit in Non-Producing Formation (Statewide Rule 9)

100.00

150

250.00

W-14 + Attachments  

     Fluid Injection Well Permit (Statewide Rule 46)

200.00

300.00

500.00

H-1, H-1A + Attachments  

    Underground Hydrocarbon Storage in Depleted Reservoir Permit (Statewide Rule 96)

200.00

300.00

500.00

H-1, H-1A + Attachments  

    Brine Mining Permits Injection Facility Permit (Statewide Rule 81)

200.00 300.00 500.00  H-2 + Attachments  

    Underground Storage of Liquid Hydrocarbons/Gas in Salt Formation Permit
    (Statewide Rules 95 and 97)

200.00

300.00

500.00

H-4 + Attachments  

    Statewide Rule 9 Exceptions

150.00

225.00

375.00

n/a  

    Statewide Rule 46 Exceptions

150.00

225.00

375.00

n/a  
 
Waste Hauler Permits

  Email: Waste_Hauler_Permit@rrc.texas.gov
  Phone: 512-463-6772

 

 

 

   

    Waste Hauler Permit

100.00

150.00

250.00

WH-1, WH-2, WH-3  



Last Updated: 8/15/2016 7:55:13 AM