Governing Law and Regulations
Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) Petroleum Storage Tank Division (PSTD)
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oklahoma’s underground storage tank (UST) regulations adopt the federal requirements as revised in 2015 with additional licensing and fee requirements for UST installers, removers, and technicians. For more information, see the national section UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS. The Oklahoma Petroleum Storage Tank Indemnity Fund (PSTIF) provides reimbursement for corrective action as a result of tank releases.
• Administration and enforcement. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission’s (OCC) Petroleum Storage Tank Division (PSTD) administers and enforces the UST rules in Oklahoma. In addition, the Tulsa Health Department and some other local programs regulate USTs in Oklahoma.