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Rules & Regulations
Playbook for the CNG operations within the USA

Rules & Regulations

Federal:

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is an international nonprofit organization established in 1896. The company’s mission is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.  NFPA is the world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety.

NFPA publishes 300 codes and standards that are designed to minimize the risk and effects of fire by establishing criteria for building, processing, design, service, and installation in the United States, as well as many other countries.  NFPA provides free online access to its codes and standards.

 

State:

The Railroad Commission of Texas is the state agency responsible for regulating the safe storage, transportation and use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), pursuant to the Texas Natural Resources Code (TNRC). The Commission has also adopted regulations for each fuel type under the Texas Administrative Code, Title 16, Chapters 9, 13, and 14, respectively.  The Alternative Fuels Safety (AFS) department enforces both the state statutes and the Commission’s regulations on these fuels, by conducting safety evaluations of stationary facilities and mobile equipment, licensing companies engaged in alternative fuel activities, and providing training to individuals working in the alternative fuels industries.

Compressed Natural Gas:

Railroad Commission's Regulations

Certification and Company Licensing

Forms

Installation Permits

Installation Checklists

 

Liquefied Natural Gas:

 Railroad Commission's Regulations

Certification and Company Licensing

Forms

Installation Permits

Installation Checklists

 

Local:

Don't forget to check with your local authority regarding their natural gas regulations.

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