HB 3226

86(R) - 2019
House Energy Resources
House Energy Resources
Oil & Gas

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Charlie Geren


Drew Darby

Bill Caption

Relating to the terms of dissolution of an oil or gas pooled unit.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 3226 would update the terms of dissolution for an oil and gas pooled unit under the Mineral Interest Pooling Act. Currently such a unit would dissolve automatically if it had no production for a one year period after its effective date. This bill would revise automatic dissolution to happen after two years without production. The bill would also recognize horizontal wells for this purpose. 

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action remains neutral on HB 3226 as it does not affect our liberty principles.

Organizations Supporting

Chesapeake Energy
Concho Resources Inc.
Permian Basin Petroleum Association
Texas Alliance of Energy Producers
Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association
Texas Oil and Gas Association