Frequent Questions

What data points will EPA want/need to allow pipelines to develop necessary PTD language?

The information required on commercial PTDs includes identification of the transferee and transferor (including names and addresses of the parties, and registration number of transferor and transferee (as amended in the July 7, 2005 technical amendment to the regulations), the volume of product, the date and location of the transfer, and identification of diesel fuel distributed by use designation (for use in motor vehicles, NR equipment, LM equipment, or NRLM equipment) and the sulfur standard to which the fuel is subject. PTDs must indicate the type of fuel- whether diesel fuel, heating oil, kerosene, exempt fuel, or other. PTDs must also state if fuel is No. 1 or No. 2; dyed or undyed fuel; and marked heating oil, marked LM, or unmarked fuel. Where a party delivers or receives fuel that has two different designations (but a uniform sulfur content), parties must use separate PTDs for each usage designation. At the point where fuel is taxed or dyed/marked, and for subsequent transfers, the PTD must indicate the applicable fuel uses as well as the standard. This is not an exhaustive list of the requirements, a complete and detailed description of the specific requirements is located in § 80.590.

Question and Answer was originally posted at http://www.epa.gov/otaq/diesel/documents/420b06010.pdf
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