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7 Document(s) [ Subject: Oil pipelines ]

Committee: House Energy Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Energy Resources, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2002 : a report to the House of Representatives, 78th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Chemical plants | Gasoline pipelines | Homeland security | Natural gas | Natural gas industry | Natural gas pipelines | Natural gas utility rates and charges | Oil industry | Oil pipelines | Pipeline safety | Refineries | Terrorism |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 en27
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [15 pages  File size: 214 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the dramatic increase in the price of natural gas during 2001 and the equally dramatic fall in those same prices since January 2001. Determine the reasons for such extreme volatility and evaluate efforts by state regulators to mitigate the impacts of such volatility on consumers.
2. Examine current interstate and intrastate pipeline statutes and regulations in effect in Texas. Consider special issues involved in conversion of older pipelines intended for transportation of crude oil to use for more volatile products.
3. Review production methods in the East Texas Oil Field and assess the degree to which they will result in maximum recovery of hydrocarbons from this unique reservoir. Evaluate the scientific basis for current production methods.
4. Gather information about the security of pipelines, refineries, oil and gas production facilities, and other facilities critical to processing hydrocarbons. Review government regulations and business practices to determine whether legislation is needed to protect life and property and to detect, interdict and respond to acts of terrorism.
5. Actively monitor the agencies under the committee's oversight jurisdiction.
Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Environmental Affairs : to the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 69th Legislature.
Subjects: Edwards Aquifer | Exotic species | Livestock | Oil pipelines | Oil spills | Pipeline safety | Solid waste disposal | Wastewater management |
Library Call Number: L1836.69 en89
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View report [33 pages  File size: 710 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the potential for improved sewage disposal and treatment systems and determine whether public laws encourage the most cost-effective systems for sites.
2. Study oil pipeline spills or leaks into the environment.
3. Study the problem of exotic game animals, how they may interfere with the existing ecosystem of native game, and how they may or may not be regulated.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Environmental Affairs
Title: Notices of public hearing
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 EN89 69
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View document [7 pages]
Committee: Senate Pipeline
Title: Interim Report - Pollution vs. The People
Library Catalog Title: Pollution vs. the people : an analysis of the performance of Texas State agencies in protecting the environment, with an explanation of proposed legislation for an active role for concerned citizens; joint report of the Interim Committees on Pipeline Stud
Subjects: Environmental protection | Oil pipelines | Oil spills | Pipeline safety |
Library Call Number: L1836.61 p66
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View report [101 pages  File size: 8,182 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a thorough study and investigation of the practice of laying oil and gas pipelines along and across the islands, saltwater lakes, bays, inlets, marshes, and reefs owned by the State of Texas, and across that portion of the Gulf of Mexico within the jurisdiction of this State, and along and across the freshwater rivers, streams, and lakes of this State, and the effects of these pipelines on navigation and on the health and safety of the people of Texas. The committee shall particularly study the need for regulating these pipelines as to the marking of their locations, the establishment of corridors for laying the lines, the laying of the lines below the surface of the bed or bottom, the specifications for the pipe, and all other features which might be deemed necessary in order to protect the public health and safety and to promote safe navigation.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Pipeline
Title: Staff report on Land Office pipeline regulations
Library Catalog Title: Staff report on Land Office pipeline regulations / Texas Senate Pipeline Study Committee.
Library Call Number: L1836.61 p66L
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [62 pages  File size: 2,430 kb]
Committee: Senate Pipeline
Title: Transcript, joint hearing of Interim Committees on Pipeline Study and Beach Study, June 3, 1970
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 P66M 6/3/1970
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [98 pages  File size: 7,383 kb]
Committee: House Oil, Gas, and Mining
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Oil, Gas, and Mining.
Subjects: Natural gas industry | Oil fields | Oil industry | Oil pipelines | Oil production |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 43th Leg., R.S. 940 (1933)
Session: 43rd R.S. (1933)
Online version: View report [21 pages  File size: 1,310 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make an investigation of the enforcement of the conservation laws of this State and ascertain the fact and gather information as to such enforcement.

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