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RRC Accepting Comments on Amended Rules Related to Curtailment Standards

November 15, 2021

The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) is accepting public comment on proposed amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code §7.455, relating to Curtailment Standards and updating natural gas curtailment priority levels for Texas natural gas utilities. 

The proposed rules update curtailment priorities and programs contained in Oil and Gas Docket, Gas Utilities Division No. 20-62,505, commonly known as Order 489.  The proposed curtailment priorities are in effect during a curtailment event to provide for the protection of natural gas human needs customers and electric generation customers.

To view the proposed rules and submit comments online by Friday, January 7, 2022, visit the RRC website at https://www.rrc.texas.gov/general-counsel/rules/proposed-rules/ under “Chapter 7. Gas Services”.