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9 Document(s) [ Subject: Oil fields ]

Committee: Senate Natural Resources and Economic Development
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Aerospace industry | Air pollution | Air quality | Carbon dioxide | Clean Air Act | Economic development | Economic development incentives | Electric power plants | Electric Reliability Council of Texas | Environmental permits | Environmental protection | Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. | Environmental Quality, Texas Commission on | Ground level ozone | Oil fields | School districts | Spaceports | SpaceX | State administrative hearings | Tax incentives | Texas Emissions Reduction Plan | Theft |
Library Call Number: L1836.84 N219E
Session: 84th R.S. (2015)
Online version: View report [155 pages]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Implementation of Federal Regulations: Study the impact and identify challenges Texas faces implementing proposed federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations, including, but not limited to the Clean Power Plan, Reduction of Methane & Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from oil and gas facilities, Ozone standards, Regional Haze, and Waters of the U.S. Make recommendations for legislative or constitutional action the committee considers necessary.
2. Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP): Study and make recommendations regarding the use of Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP) funds, including reducing air emissions from mobile sources in response to changes in ozone standards.
3. Economic Development: Evaluate the effectiveness and necessity of programs and resources currently used to support economic development in Texas. Make recommendations regarding continuation of effective strategies, modification of existing administrative or regulatory barriers, and the reduction or elimination of ineffective programs.
4. Expedited Permitting: Evaluate the permitting process in Texas and neighboring states and make recommendations for eliminating unnecessary barriers and expediting the process to ensure that the regulatory process is consistent and predictable.
5. ERCOT/PUC Electricity Issues: Conduct legislative oversight and monitoring of agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction. In this oversight and monitoring, the committee should: 1) identify and recommend opportunities to streamline programs or services and enhance grid safety while maintaining the mission of ERCOT and PUC and their programs; and 2) identify barriers ERCOT or PUC may have in their governance that may be appropriate to improve or eliminate.
6. Oil Field Theft: Study and make recommendations for solving the oil field theft problems facing Texas, including identifying the proper mechanisms for increasing enforcement effectiveness.
7. Monitoring Charge: Monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Economic Development during the 84th Legislature, Regular Session and make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance, and/or complete implementation. Specifically, monitor the following: 1)Legislation relating to Texas aerospace incentives; 2) Expedited permitting; and 3) Electric utility rate adjustments.
Committee: House Energy
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Energy, Texas House of Representatives, 69th Legislature.
Subjects: Hazardous substances | Natural gas | Natural gas drilling | Natural gas industry | Oil drilling | Oil fields | Oil industry | Oil production | Pipeline safety | State land |
Library Call Number: L1836.69 en27
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View report [37 pages  File size: 1,025 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study a system for statewide proration of natural gas and assess the feasibility of such a system.
2. Study the feasibility of compulsory unitization of oil and gas reservoirs in Texas.
3. Study the impact that hydrogen sulfide, "sour gas," has on the state and the individual landowner, especially in the areas of drilling, exploration and treatment.
4. Study the utilization of state owned mineral bearing lands, including Relinquishment Act lands, particularly those which have limited or no access.
5. Study the expected life of the remaining oil and gas reservoirs in Texas.
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.
Committee: House Oil Conservation Matters, Investigate
Title: Proceedings, pt. 1
Library Catalog Title: Proceedings of investigating committee of the whole House of Representatives relating to the oil and gas industry (transcript)
Subjects: Natural gas industry | Oil fields | Oil industry | Oil prices | Oil production |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 42nd Leg., 1st C.S., App. A (1931)
Session: 42nd R.S. (1931)
Online version: View report [277 pages  File size: 19,356 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To make a thorough and detailed investigation of the development, production, transportation, refining, marketing, both as to wholesale and retail markets, and any and all other matters in connection with the oil and gas business of the State. *
Committee: House Oil Conservation Matters, Investigate
Title: Proceedings, pt. 2
Library Catalog Title: Proceedings of investigating committee of the whole House of Representatives relating to the oil and gas industry (transcript)
Subjects: Natural gas industry | Oil fields | Oil industry | Oil prices | Oil production |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 42nd Leg., 1st C.S., App. A (1931)
Session: 42nd R.S. (1931)
Online version: View report [258 pages  File size: 17,907 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To make a thorough and detailed investigation of the development, production, transportation, refining, marketing, both as to wholesale and retail markets, and any and all other matters in connection with the oil and gas business of the State. *
Supporting documents
Committee: House Oil Conservation Matters, Investigate
Title: The oil situation: testimony of William R. Boyd, Jr., Executive Vice President, American Petroleum Institute, before the Committee of the Whole, House of Representatives, July 27, 1931 (transcript)
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.42 IN8T
Session: 42nd R.S. (1931)
Online version: View document [37 pages  File size: 53,399 kb]
Committee: House Oil and Gas Leases, Investigate
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the committee in regard to certain oil and gas leases.
Subjects: Fiscal management | Natural gas leases | Natural gas royalties | Oil fields | Oil leases | Oil production | Oil royalties | Permanent University Fund | State land | University of Texas at Austin |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 42nd Leg., R.S., 2082 (1931)
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View report [16 pages  File size: 785 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate the validity of certain oil and gas leases. *
2. Determine whether the University of Texas has and is now receiving their share of royalty due from oil and gas leases.
3. Determine whether the available fund is being expended in a lawful manner.
Committee: House Geological Bureau, Select
Title: Examination of the Geological Cabinet and Report on the Geology of the State
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Agriculture | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area | Mining | Natural resources | Oil fields |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 11th Leg., R.S. 296 (1866)
Session: 11th R.S. (1866)
Online version: View report [2 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Examine the Geological Cabinet and consider the Report on the Geology of the State.
Committee: House Geological Bureau, Select
Title: Geological and Agricultural Survey of Texas
Library Catalog Title: A preliminary report of the Geological and Agricultural Survey of Texas.
Subjects: Agriculture | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area | Mining | Natural resources | Oil fields |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 11th Leg., R.S. Appendix (1866)
Session: 11th R.S. (1866)
Online version: View report [44 pages  File size: 4,044 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Examine the Geological Cabinet and consider the Report on the Geology of the State.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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