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 https://webapps.rrc.texas.gov/security/login.do. 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.