Texas - SB 177 - 2017

Relating to unit operations for oil, gas, or oil and gas production from depleting reservoirs or carbon dioxide storage; authorizing a fee.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 03-25-2017
Updated On: 06-06-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Van Taylor (House/Republican)





Actions (8)

  • 11-14-2016 - Filed
  • 11-14-2016 - Received by the Secretary of the Senate
  • 01-25-2017 - Read first time
  • 01-25-2017 - Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
  • 04-11-2017 - Testimony taken in committee
  • 04-11-2017 - Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
  • 04-11-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 04-11-2017 - Left pending in committee

News (1)

Texas Bill Would Give Super Majority Rights to Drill Old Wells - Rigzone
Published by rigzone.com
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:58:35 GMT

A bill that could bring thousands of jobs back to Texas' struggling oilfields is up for consideration when the Legislature reconvenes in January. The so-called Majority Rights Protection Act, filed as Senate Bill 177, would allow a transaction if 70 ...