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Statewide 32 Exception Application Online System Webinar

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 | 2 P.M.

The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) will host a free webinar titled Statewide 32 Exception Application Online System to inform and train oil and gas operators about their responsibilities when obtaining an exception to Statewide Rule (SWR) 32 and how to file the new Form R-32, Application for Exception to Statewide Rule 32, online using the RRC Online System. The webinar will be held via Zoom at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

To obtain an exception to SWR 32, the Form R-32 must be filed with the RRC by the end of the next full business day following the first 24 hours of the release of gas unless the deadline is extended by the RRC or the RRC's delegate. The application can be filed online using the RRC Online System at https://webapps.rrc.texas.gov/security/login.do.

The webinar will cover a variety of topics, including:

  • an overview of the structure and essential elements of the new Form R-32;
  • an introduction to the online system — how to access the system and file an application;
  • a demonstration of the online system; and
  • an overview of additional phases to the online system currently in development.

Webcast Archive

To view the webcast archive, visit Texas Admin Monitor website at http://adminmonitor.com/tx/rrc/webinar/20210602/.


Statewide 32 Exception Application Online System


Statewide 32 Exception Application Online System


At the conclusion of the webinar, please share your comments on the event with us. Please complete the online evaluation available on the Alchemer (formerly Survey Gizmo) website at https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6260266/Statewide-32-Exception-Application-Online-System-Webinar-Evaluation-June-2-2021.

Additional Information

For general conference inquiries or questions, email the Railroad Commission of Texas at Publicassist@rrc.texas.gov.

Auxiliary Aids or Services for Persons with a Disability 

Any individual with a disability who plans to attend any Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) meetings and who requires auxiliary aids or services should notify the RRC as far in advance as possible so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Requests may be made to the RRC’s Human Resources Department by mail at P. O. Box 12967, Austin, Texas 78711-2967; by telephone at 512-463-6981 or TYY/TDD at 711 or 1-800-735-2989; by email at ADA@rrc.texas.gov; or in person at 1701 North Congress Avenue, Suite 12-100, Austin, Texas.