Subscriptions and Publications Prices

Subscription prices effective October 2006 (prices subject to change). All prices quoted include tax and postage. See below for a list of publications available on this web site and for information on how to order hardcopy or electronic publications.

Document Subscriptions | W-1 Application | Online Completions Subscription |  Microfiche Publications Available | Other Items | Other Publications

Document Subscriptions Available

Gas Proration Schedule (Monthly allowables listed by well and field semi-annually printed in May and November)

All gas fields in Texas $ 779.00 Annually $ 399.00 one time cost
District 1 $ 24.00 Annually $ 12.00 one time cost
District 2 $ 124.00 Annually $ 64.00 one time cost
District 3 $ 127.00 Annually $ 65.00 one time cost
District 4 $ 221.00 Annually $ 113.00 one time cost
District 5 $ 19.00 Annually $ 10.00 one time cost
District 6 $ 49.00 Annually $ 25.00 one time cost
District 7B $ 62.00 Annually $ 32.00 one time cost
District 7C $ 42.00 Annually $ 22.00 one time cost
District 8 $ 31.00 Annually $ 16.00 one time cost
District 8A $ 2.00 Annually $ 1.00 one time cost
District 9 $ 30.00 Annually $ 15.00 one time cost
District 10 $ 47.00 Annually $ 24.00 one time cost

Prorated Gas Fields (monthly allowables for gas fields produced under special field rules printed monthly)

All prorated gas fields in Texas $ 184.00 Annually
District 1 $ 3.00 Annually
District 2 $ 6.00 Annually
District 3 $ 15.00 Annually
District 4 $ 20.00 Annually
District 5 $ 3.00 Annually
District 6 $ 11.00 Annually
District 7B $ 15.00 Annually
District 7C $ 12.00 Annually
District 8 $ 9.00 Annually
District 8A $ 3.00 Annually
District 9 $ 6.00 Annually
District 10 $ 81.00 Annually

Oil Proration Schedule (allowables listed by well and field--printed semi-annually)

All oil fields in Texas $ 790.00 Annually $ 404.00 one time cost
District 1 (printed June & December) $ 56.00 Annually $ 29.00 one time cost
District 2 (printed June & December) $ 42.00 Annually $ 22.00 one time cost
District 3 (printed February & August) $ 77.00 Annually $ 39.00 one time cost
District 4 (printed April & October) $ 70.00 Annually $ 36.00 one time cost
District 5 (printed April & October) $ 12.00 Annually $ 6.00 one time cost
District 6 (printed April & October) $ 31.00 Annually $ 16.00 one time cost
District 6E (printed January & July) $ 14.00 Annually $ 7.00 one time cost
District 7B (printed April & October) $ 92.00 Annually $ 47.00 one time cost
District 7C (printed June & December) $ 55.00 Annually $ 28.00 one time cost
District 8 (printed February & August) $ 129.00 Annually $ 66.00 one time cost
District 8A (printed February & August) $ 80.00 Annually $ 41.00 one time cost
District 9 (printed June & December) $ 112.00 Annually $ 57.00 one time cost
District 10 (printed April & October) $ 33.00 Annually $ 17.00 one time cost

Notices of Hearings and Orders (all orders signed by the Commission, notices of hearings for all proceedings of the Oil and Gas Division, and Rule 37 & 38 notices of application--printed and mailed weekly)

All districts $ 1,298.00 Annually
District 1 $ 25.00 Annually
District 2 $ 60.00 Annually
District 3 $ 260.00 Annually
District 4 $ 145.00 Annually
District 5 $ 135.00 Annually
Districts 6 & 6E $ 153.00 Annually
District 7B $ 36.00 Annually
District 7C $ 36.00 Annually
District 8 $ 99.00 Annually
District 8A $ 86.00 Annually
District 9 $ 143.00 Annually
District 10 $ 156.00 Annually
Drilling Completion and Plugging Summary - This subscription gives statistics on number of drilling permits, oil and gas completions, dry holes, and other information by district for the month. It does not show permits by individual company.  Note: The Drilling Completion and Plugging Summary is also available on the RRC web site. Price includes the Average Calendar Day Allowable Report (shows number of wells and allowables by district with special production factors --monthly). $ 5.00 Annually
Offshore Production Report - This subscription provides oil and gas production by district and field from offshore state waters for the month.  Note:  The Offshore Texas Crude Oil and Gas Well Gas Production reports are also available on the RRC web site. $ 29.00 Annually
Oil and Gas Notices and Forms Subscription - This subscription provides oil & gas notices of procedures changes, requirements, new and revised forms, information on publications/subscriptions and upcoming Oil & Gas seminars. Periodically. $ 27.00 Annually

Form W-1 "Application to Drill, Deepen, Plug-back, or Re-enter"

The W-1 Application subscription is in an electronic format only. It consists of a daily zipped file that includes images of every W-1 and plat approved the previous day, organized by RRC district.  Approved W-1 images are in a .pdf format.  Plat images are in a .tif format and may require legal size paper to print.  Each day’s file is placed on the Railroad Commission’s FTP server overnight, and is accessible the following morning with an individual user account and password, assigned by the Commission.  The FTP server is easily accessible using any Internet web browser.  The daily electronic approved W-1 application file is also available on CD for those subscribers who prefer that method of delivery.

Annual Subscription Cost
FTP:  $50.00 annually
CD:  $1,748.00 annually, including the cost of the daily CD and postage

Online Completions Subscription

The electronic Oil and Gas Online Completions subscription is available in two formats:

  • Images:  a daily zipped file that will include images of all completion forms and attachments approved the previous day, organized by RRC district.  Approved completion images will be in PDF and TIFF file formats.            

--AND--

  • Data:  a daily zipped file that will include data of all completion forms, including G-1, W-2, P-4, G-5, G-10, P-15, W-12, and L-1, approved the previous day, organized by RRC district.  Approved completion data will be in the DAT file format (ASCII delimited files).

Files will be placed on the Railroad Commission’s FTP server each night, Monday through Friday, and will be accessible the following morning with an individual user account and password, assigned by the Commission.  The FTP server is easily accessible using any Internet web browser.

To determine which subscription format best meets your needs, please read the Online Completion Data Subscription user manual (PDF version or Word version) before subscribing.

The cost of each subscription format is $445 annually for the nightly FTP of either images or data.

Publications Available on Microfiche

Annual Reports for the Oil and Gas Division are available on microfiche for the years listed below:

1960 $ 36.00
1961 $ 36.00
1962 $ 36.00
1963 $ 36.00
1964 $ 36.00
1965 $ 36.00
1966 $ 37.00
1967 $ 37.00
1968 $ 37.00
1969 $ 37.00
1970 $ 37.00
1971 $ 37.00
1972 $ 37.00
1973 $ 37.00
1974 $ 37.00
1975 $ 37.00
1976 $ 36.00
1977 $ 37.00
1978 $ 37.00
1979 $ 37.00
1980 $ 37.00
1981 $ 37.00
1982 $ 37.00
1983 $ 37.00
1984 $ 37.00
1985 $ 37.00
1986 $ 37.00
1987 $ 37.00
1988 $ 37.00
1989 $ 37.00
1990 $ 37.00
1991 $ 37.00
1992 $ 37.00
1993 $ 37.00
1994 $ 37.00
1995 $ 37.00
1996 $ 37.00
1997 $ 38.00
1998 $ 38.00
1999 $ 38.00

 

Other Items Available

The following subscription items are available from the Office of General Counsel, Oil and Gas Section.  Call (512) 463-6766 for specifics and pricing.

Publications Available

Annual Report of the Oil and Gas Division - This subscription includes oil and gas production by field, arranged by district, then alphabetically by field name. It lists county, discovery date, depth, API gravity (oil) producing wells, and total wells for all fields as well as cumulative crude oil or gas production. It also has summarized annual statistical information contained in the monthly reports listed above.  Three-hole punch shrink wrap edition in two volumes - volumes not sold separately.

2014 Edition
$20.00 each set

2012 Edition

$ 23.00 each set

Statewide Rules for Oil, Gas and Geothermal Operations October 2010 - This Provides Railroad Commission rules and regulations for oil and gas operations in the state--revised periodically.  Note: The current RRC rules are available on the RRC web site. SOLD OUT
$ 12.00 each
Discussions of Law, Practice, and Procedure for April 1991 - This outlines the law and Commission procedure for cases involving field rules, new field designation, consolidation and separation of fields, assignment of wells to existing field, productive acreage, Rule 37 and 38 exceptions, forced pooling, unitization, underground injection control, and ratable take. SOLD OUT
$ 9.00 each
Filing Procedures Manual for January 2014 - This describes the most-used Oil and Gas Division forms and how they should be filled out. It also describes the procedures and data used to determine and assign gas production allowables. It is the same manual used by participants in the Commission's Seminars.  Note:  Oil and Gas Division forms and filing procedures are available on the RRC web site. SOLD OUT
$ 27.00 each
Well Completion and Plugging Manual for June 2005  - This manual gives text of Commission Rules 13 and 14 and shows appropriate forms and sample Commission letters.
$ 14.00 each
Texas Oil and Gas Conservation Laws March 2004 - This lists and describes state laws under which the Commission regulates oil and gas production in Texas.
SOLD OUT
$ 11.00 each
Statewide Rule 36-Hydrogen Sulfide Safety for March 2004 - This reviews the hazards of H2S, its characteristics, necessary safety precautions, and the requirements of Statewide Rule 36 relative to drilling, production and transportation of H2S.
$ 11.00 each

How to Order

For further information regarding Railroad Commission subscriptions and publications, please call (512) 463-6882. The Railroad Commission of Texas accepts payment by check, money order or credit card.  When mailing in a check or money order, please make payable to the RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS.  All prices include sales tax and postage (if applicable).  Send orders to:

Railroad Commission of Texas
Attention:  Oil and Gas Publications
P. O. Box 12967
Austin, Texas  78711-2967

Publications and Subscriptions Available on the RRC Web Site

The following publications, subscription items, and guidance documents are also available on the Railroad Commission web site at www.rrc.texas.gov.

Guidance Documents Available on the RRC Web Site

Last Updated: 9/27/2016 11:00:20 AM