Injection Permit Types and Information
The Railroad Commission of Texas regulates several types of injection wells under a federally approved Underground Injection Control (UIC) program under the Safe Drinking Water Act. These include wells for enhanced recovery, waste disposal, and brine mining. The Commission also regulates wells for underground hydrocarbon storage. Learn more about the different types of injection wells.
Statewide Rule 46
|Oil and Gas Waste Disposal
Statewide Rules 9 & 46
| Hydrocarbon Storage
Statewide Rules 95, 96, & 97
Statewide Rule 81
EPA Evaluations of Texas Underground Control Program
The Railroad Commission of Texas receives a yearly U.S. Environmental Protection Agency evaluation for its work protecting underground sources of drinking water through the RRC’s Underground Injection Control Program.
Last Updated: 7/17/2020 3:41:18 PM