Proposed Form Amendments

This page lists proposed changes to Railroad Commission of Texas forms that are currently under consideration. 
For each revision, the information below will provide:

  1. a link to the current version of the form;
  2. a link to the proposed form as amended;
  3. a synopsis of the proposed changes; and
  4. the status of the proposed amendment:
    1. Considered – a proposed amendment under consideration by staff but not yet brought forward for consideration by the Commission;
    2. Proposed – a proposed amendment that has been presented to the Commission for consideration; or
    3. Adopted – a proposed amendment that has been approved by the Commission for adoption.

 



You may provide comments on any Oil & Gas form amendments under consideration, using the
Oil & Gas online comment form.

Form Number
Form P-5 PB
Form Title
Performance Bond
Current Version
P-5 PB(1) & P-5 PB(2)
Proposed Version
Form P-5 PB
Summary of Changes

During the Commissioner’s conference on August 24th, the Oil and Gas Division received approval to post proposed changes to the Form P-5 LC (Irrevocable Documentary Blanket Letter of Credit) and the new Form P-5 PB (Performance Bond) on the Commission’s website for 30-day comment period.

The proposed changes to the Form P-5 LC form will remove items and terms no longer in use at the Commission, update the estimated plugging costs, and correct the final time of day drafts may be presented at the bank.

The new Form P-5 PB (Performance Bond) is a consolidation of the Form P-5 PB1 (Individual Performance Bond) and Form P-5 PB2 (Blanket Performance Bond).

Form Instructions
Form P-5 Financial Instructions
Status
Proposed
Comment Deadline
September  27, 2021 - 5:00 p.m.
Comment Form

Form Number
Form P-5 LC
Form Title
Irrevocable Documentary Blanket Letter of Credit
Current Version
P-5LC
Proposed Version
Form P-5 LC
Summary of Changes

During the Commissioner’s conference on August 24th, the Oil and Gas Division received approval to post proposed changes to the Form P-5 LC (Irrevocable Documentary Blanket Letter of Credit) and the new Form P-5 PB (Performance Bond) on the Commission’s website for 30-day comment period.

The proposed changes to the Form P-5 LC form will remove items and terms no longer in use at the Commission, update the estimated plugging costs, and correct the final time of day drafts may be presented at the bank.

The new Form P-5 PB (Performance Bond) is a consolidation of the Form P-5 PB1 (Individual Performance Bond) and Form P-5 PB2 (Blanket Performance Bond).

Form Instructions
Form P-5 Financial Instructions
Status
Proposed
Comment Deadline
September  27, 2021 - 5:00 p.m.
Comment Form

You may provide comments on any Pipeline Safety form amendments under consideration, using the
Oversight & Safety online comment form.

Form Number
POPS CL Form
Form Title
Pipeline Online Permitting System Cover Letter Form
Summary of Changes

The proposed changes to the POPS CL form will replace approximately 12 templates that an Operator must download, interpret, and customize to create their own version of an application cover letter.

Each application type in the Pipeline Online Permitting System requires a cover letter with different information based on the type of application submitted. The proposed changes to the POPS CL Form will prompt the user to fill out only the required information based on the type of application selected

Status
Proposed
Comment Deadline
September  3, 2021 - 5:00 p.m.
Comment Form
Comments

 

Form Number
POPS CL Form Instructions
Form Title
Pipeline Online Permitting System Cover Letter Form Instructions


Summary of Changes

The proposed changes to the POPS CL form will replace approximately 12 templates that an Operator must download, interpret, and customize to create their own version of an application cover letter.

Each application type in the Pipeline Online Permitting System requires a cover letter with different information based on the type of application submitted. The proposed changes to the POPS CL Form will prompt the user to fill out only the required information based on the type of application selected.

Status
Proposed
Comment Deadline
September  3, 2021 - 5:00 p.m.
Comment Form
Comments

 

This page was last updated on: Thursday, August 26, 2021



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