Welcome! The Royalty Reporting and Control System is currently
The Texas General Land Office is currently undergoing a system consolidation and upgrade. When completed, these enhancements will allow the Land Office to better manage Permanent School Fund assets, improve customer service, and utilize more efficient accounting and reporting practices.
The primary changes to Royalty Reporting include:
Since this is a major change for all reporting companies, the Land Office has worked with numerous companies ranging from paper filers to the largest user groups. The proposed changes and feedback received from these companies allowed us to refine the new reporting specifications and forms.
Royalty Reporting Timeline
April 1, 2010 – GLO DEVELOPMENT PHASE
Development of the new Royalty Reporting and Control System begins.
September 9, 2010 - TARGET DATE: RRC INVENTORY
The Reporting Control application will be in general release. At that time, all royalty reporting customers will be able to review and input their well inventory on any and all state leases to ensure the data within each customer's account is accurate and complete.
April 15, 2011 – TARGET DATE: CUSTOMER TESTING OF NEW SYSTEM
Our customers will be able to test the new system and related documents at this time. Instructions on how to use the system will be provided by the Land Office.
May 20, 2011 – TARGET DATE: SYSTEM “GO LIVE”
The new Land Office system is set to “Go Live” on this date and will work with the April 2011 Production Year Month reporting time period. Old templates for filing reports will not be accepted after the new system is live. XML and text files will be accepted using the new templates through December 31, 2012.
January 1, 2014 – OFFICIAL TRANSFER TO XML FORMAT
Text files will no longer be accepted. XML files will be required at this time.
* ALL DATES ARE ESTIMATES AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE *
The Land Office will be adopting the latest XML format. Ask your IT department about the impact of this change. Benefits of this change include:
A summary of the XML changes and specifications are provided on the right sidebar.
In the new Royalty Reporting system, companies will still be able to amend previously filed reports. However, you will no longer be able to amend only a portion of a previously filed report. To file an amendment you must do the following: