Texas Railroad Commission introduces Internet-based permit process

05/08/2000
Susan Cisco, Debbie LaHoodRailroad Commission of TexasAustinOn May 11, the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) will introduce the Electronic Compliance and Approval Process (ECAP), an electronic commerce system that eliminates paper by capturing, storing, and transmitting oil or gas well permitting information electronically.ECAP, developed through collaborative work among the US Department of Energy, industry representatives, and the RRC, expects to:Save $3-6 million annually.Improve communications.Streamline regulatory processes through the use of Internet-based technologies, relational databases, document imaging, and workflow software.The problemPermitting an oil or gas well is current...
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