Central Records Temporary Closure Notice

To ensure the safety of the public and Railroad Commission of Texas staff in response to COVID-19 pandemic, Central Records will be closed beginning at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2021 to be sanitized.
Customers wishing to make payments, conduct research, or submit paperwork in person on this day, will need to do so before 2 p.m.
Central Records will reopen on Monday, December 13.

Summary of Testing Requirements

Contact the H-5 group at H5info@rrc.texas.gov or 512-463-6792. 

General Testing Requirements

This page discusses mechanical integrity testing requirements.

Scheduling of Mechanical Integrity Tests
This page discusses the implementation of testing for various types of wells.

Test Methods
This page discusses the various type of mechanical integrity tests and their application.

Test Evaluation
This page discusses the evaluation of mechanical integrity tests and subsequent actions.

Test Exclusions
This page discusses the various categories of wells that may be excluded from testing.

Non-Compliance and Enforcement
This page discusses handling of delinquent and non-compliant wells.

Form H-5 Completion
This page is an Item by Item discussion of Form H-5.

Form H-5 Instructions
This page is an Item by Item discussion of the instructions on the back of Form H-5.

Filling Pressure Charts Online
This page is a list of requirments for filling pressure recorder charts online with Form H-5