Comments received for Various Rules in 16 TAC Chapter 5

The following are comments received by the RRC concerning proposed amendments in Chapter 5 to implement House Bill 1284 (87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021) regarding the RRC's sole jurisdiction over carbon sequestration wells and to make other clarifications.  The comment period ended at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 7/1/2022 (extended from 6/20/2022).  All comments are provided in Adobe Acrobat format.  Email addresses of members of the public have been redacted (blacked out) in accordance with the Public Information (Open Records) Act, Texas Government Code, sec. 552.137, except (1) where the member of the public has affirmatively consented to the release of such comments, as expressly authorized by Government Code sec. 552.137(b); or (2) where the e-mail address appears "on a letterhead, coversheet, printed document, or other document made available to the public," as expressly authorized by Texas Government Code sec. 552.137(c)(4).

Updated: August 16, 2022

Tannya Benavides

Calpine Corporation

Carbon Neutral Coalition

Commission Shift

Denbury Carbon Solutions, LLC

Energy Advance Center

Environmental Defense Fund

Greater Houston Partnership


Permian Basin Petroleum Association

Port of Corpus Christi Authority

Geoffrey Reeder

Texas 2036

Texas General Land Office

Texas Industry Project

Texas Oil & Gas Association

Bob Van Voorhees