LNG License Categories

Any organization that performs any of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) activities described below in Texas is required to be a licensee of the Railroad Commission of Texas.

LNG License Categories and Authorized Activities


Category 15.  Container manufacturer and/or fabricator.  Authorizes the manufacture, fabrication, assembly, repair, installation, testing and sale of LNG containers, including LNG motor or mobile fuel containers and systems, and the repair of transport and transfer systems for use in Texas.

Category 20.  Transport Outfitter.  Authorizes the subframing, testing, and sale of LNG transport containers; testing of LNG storage containers; installation, testing, and sale of LNG motor or mobile fuel containers and systems; and the installation and repair of transport systems and motor or mobile fuel systems for use in Texas.

Category 25.  Carrier.  Authorizes the transportation of LNG by transport, including the loading and unloading of LNG. 

Category 30.  General installers and repairmen.  Authorizes the sale, repair, service, and installation of stationary containers and LNG systems.

Category 35.  Retail and wholesale dealer.  Authorizes the storage, sale, transportation, and distribution of LNG and all other activities included in this section except the manufacture, fabrication, assembly, repair, subframing and testing of LNG containers. 

Category 40.  General public dispensing station.  Authorizes the storage, sale, and dispensing of LNG into motor- and mobile fuel containers.

Category 45.  Motor fuel.  Authorizes the sale and installation of LNG motor or mobile fuel containers, and the sale, repair, and installation of LNG motor or mobile fuel systems.

Category 50.  Testing laboratories.  Authorizes the testing of LNG containers, LNG motor fuel systems or mobile fuel systems, transfer systems, and transport systems for the purpose of determining the safety of the containers or systems for LNG service, including the necessary installation, disconnection, reconnection, testing, and repair of LNG motor fuel systems or mobile fuel systems, transfer systems and transport systems involved in the testing of containers.

Last Updated: 7/20/2015 11:02:47 PM