The Workover Blog

work • over

v. (1). to subject to thorough examination, study, or treatment

n. (1). the process of performing major maintenance or remedial treatments on an oil or gas well

n. (2). the rig used to perform one or more remedial operations

Like a workover rig might remediate a failing well

Commission Shift is committed to fixing and transforming oil and gas oversight in Texas. Follow our blog where we create a place of intervention, a virtual remedial site. We’ll work over the policies and decisions that shape our energy landscape, and reflect on our work to build public support to improve the function, transparency, and accountability at the Railroad Commission of Texas.


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Announcing Our 2024 Poster Contest Winner!

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Video: Waste Pits Community Meeting

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Statement on Louisiana Primacy for Class VI Wells

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Orphan Wells Interview featuring Commission Shift’s Paige Powell KPFT Houston

05.26.2023 The Workover Blog

Announcing Our 2023 Poster Contest Winner!

05.25.2023 The Workover Blog

Meet Our 2023 New Faces!

04.10.2023 The Workover Blog

Carbon Capture Awareness Month

03.30.2023 The Workover Blog    Videos   

Commemorating César Chávez Day of Service

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Happy Women’s History Month!

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Energy Mini-Summit in ATX

03.06.2023 The Workover Blog    Videos   

Community Conversations: Waste Pits

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Legacy sulfur well in Pecos County

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The Purpose of Commission Shift