Notice to Pipeline Operators - Requirement to Submit Pipeline Mileage Fees

07/11/2018

Pipeline operators can now submit annual pipeline mileage fees to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) online through the RRC Online System using the www.Texas.gov (the official website of the state of Texas) payment portal. The RRC Online System available at http://webapps.rrc.state.tx.us/dwl/.

For information on pipeline mileage fees, visit the RRC website at http://rrc.texas.gov/pipeline-safety/pipeline-fees/.

Amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §3.70, relating to Pipeline Permits Required, were adopted by the RRC Commissioners on June 5, 2018 to establish an annual mileage fee, a permit processing fee for new permits and annual permit renewals and the procedure by which pipeline operators will pay both fees. The rule amendments are in accordance with House Bill 1818 (85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017) which mandated the creation of provisions to fund the RRC’s Pipeline Safety Program.

To view the full notice, visit the RRC website at http://www.rrc.texas.gov/media/46425/ntopipelinemileagefee_071218.pdf.