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Petroleum Storage Tanks (PSTs)

Registering PSTs. Registered and self-certified PSTs. Leaking petroleum storage tank cleanup.

 

Aboveground and Underground Storage Tank Construction Notification

Requirements for notifying the TCEQ about planned work on underground or aboveground storage tanks. Links to relevant forms and rules.

Buying a Facility with PSTs: What You Should Know

Potential liability comes with owning a petroleum storage tank, even if the tank is never used. Background on questions to ask, information to look up, and the kinds of experts to consult before completing the sale.

Financial Assurance for Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Systems

Financial assurance requirements and contact information pertaining to petroleum underground storage tank systems.

Gasoline Vapor Recovery (Stages I and II)

Information on Stage I and II gasoline vapor recovery programs including equipment, testing, operation requirements, and exemptions. Requirements vary by county as described here.

Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank Cleanups

Cleanups of contamination caused by spills, leaks, or other releases of petroleum substances or hazardous substances from regulated underground and aboveground storage tanks.

Operating a Facility with PSTs: What You Should Know

Operating and reporting requirements for anyone who owns a petroleum storage tank in Texas.

Petroleum Storage Tanks Registrations: Am I Regulated?

Brief overview of requirements for underground and aboveground tanks used to store fuel or other petroleum substances. Links to Web pages with more information on specific requirements.

PST Registration Database No Longer Available, See IWR Link

See link below to be connected with IWR (Integrated web reporting) for searching current PST data and delivery certificates.

PST Technical Standards and Assistance

Information on the technical standards and assistance TCEQ provides regarding the application and interpretation of PST rules.

Questions about the Petroleum Storage Tank Registration Program?

Contact information for the Petroleum Storage Tank Program.

Registering and Self-Certifying Underground Storage Tanks

How to comply with state requirements to self-certify underground storage tanks that hold motor fuels. Links to relevant application forms.

Renewing a PST Delivery Certificate

How to renew the delivery certificate for underground storage tanks at your facility each year.

Revocation of PST Delivery Certificate in Case of Default

Explains the agency's policy of revoking a PST delivery certificate if a respondent defaults in a PST enforcement case.

Upcoming Petroleum Storage Tank Events

Links to upcoming Petroleum Storage Tank Events.

Updating the Delivery Certificate when Ownership Changes

How to obtain a new delivery certificate after buying or receiving a UST facility from its previous owner. Must be done within 30 days of transfer—even sooner, if the current certificate expires before then.

UST Facility Class A and Class B Operator Training Courses

Information regarding approved providers offering UST Operator Training courses.

Delinquent Fees/Penalties

Delinquent Fees and Penalties Will Affect Processing Your Application
Effective Sept. 1, 2012, the TCEQ redefined delinquent accounts to include those entities or people who owe at least $25 in delinquent penalties or fees.