Petroleum Storage Tanks (PSTs)
Requirements for notifying the TCEQ about planned work on underground or aboveground storage tanks. Links to relevant forms and rules.
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 requirements and contact information pertaining to petroleum underground storage tank systems.
Information on Stage I and II gasoline vapor recovery programs including equipment, testing, operation requirements, and exemptions. Requirements vary by county as described here.
Cleanups of contamination caused by spills, leaks, or other releases of petroleum substances or hazardous substances from regulated underground and aboveground storage tanks.
Operating and reporting requirements for anyone who owns a petroleum storage tank in Texas.
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.
See link below to be connected with IWR (Integrated web reporting) for searching current PST data and delivery certificates.
Information on the technical standards and assistance TCEQ provides regarding the application and interpretation of PST rules.
Contact information for the Petroleum Storage Tank Program.
How to comply with state requirements to self-certify underground storage tanks that hold motor fuels. Links to relevant application forms.
How to renew the delivery certificate for underground storage tanks at your facility each year.
Explains the agency's policy of revoking a PST delivery certificate if a respondent defaults in a PST enforcement case.
Links to upcoming Petroleum Storage Tank Events.
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.
Information regarding approved providers offering UST Operator Training courses.