This paper discusses briefly the role of the Railroad Commission of Texas (hereinafter RRC) in the category determination process under the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978, The category determination process ultimately determines the ceiling price at which first sales of natural gas can be made. It was not possible to relate the paper solely to the Cotton Valley. However, special emphasis has been placed on Section 107 (tight sand) gas because it is anticipated that at least portions of the Cotton Valley formation will qualify for incentive pricing under that section.

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