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Oil and Gas
Brazos County Oil and Gas Development

Activities associated with oil and gas exploration in Brazos County require a permit. Brazos County is responsible for ensuring that the Floodplain Ordinance requirements for these activities are met. This ensures that the oil and gas activities do not adversely affect the quality of life, safety, or general welfare of our citizens and businesses as a result of their operation.
Permit fees paid to the County are used to offset costs associated with inspection(s) and permit issuance for the desired activity.
Please contact:
Megan Lott (979) 822-2127 ext 3030 or
For questions or complaints regarding oil and gas activity within Brazos County.
Request an Oil or Gas Development Permit
Oil and Gas Related Resources
Brazos County Instructions for Oil and Gas Floodplain Development
FEMA Interim Technical Guidance on Drilling Oil and Gas Wells in Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA)
Brazos County Oil and Gas Development Permit