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Texas Railroad Commission Critical Infrastructure Announcement

Beginning August 1, 2022, the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) is requiring oil and gas operators to file the Form CI-D, Acknowledgement of Critical Customer/Critical Gas Supplier Designation, and Form CI-X, Critical Designation Exception Application, using the RRC Online System at The deadline to complete online submissions is Thursday, September 1, 2022. Hard copy form or email form submissions will no longer be accepted. Forms CI-D and CI-X are now required to be filed through RRC Online.

Form CI-D would be submitted by an operator of a facility designated as critical acknowledging the facility’s critical status based on 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §3.65 and 16 TAC §25.52.

Form CI-X would be submitted by an operator certifying a facility seeks an exception to critical designation based on 16 TAC §3.65 and Texas Natural Resource Code §91.143.  To view the full notice, visit the RRC website.