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Air Transport Association

1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 1100, 
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 626-4000

ATA 103 Standard for Jet Fuel Quality Control at Airports

American Petroleum Institute

1220 L Street NW,
Washington, D.C. 20005-4070
(202) 682-8000

Specification 12F

Shop Welded Tanks for Storage of Production Liquids, Eleventh Edition, 1994.

Specification 1581

Qualification Procedures for Aviation Jet Fuel Filters/Separators, 5th Edition.

Standard 650

Welded Steel Tanks for Oil Storage,Tenth Edition, 1998.

Standard 651

Cathodic Protection of Aboveground Storage Tanks Second Edition, December 1997.

Standard 2015

Safe Entry and Cleaning of Petroleum Storage Tanks

Standard 2610

Design, Construction, Operation, Maintenance and Inspection of Terminal & Tank Facilities, Second Edition, May 2005.

RP 1604

Closure of Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks, Third Edition, March 1996; Reaffirmed November 2001

RP 1615

Installation of Underground Petroleum Storage Systems, Fifth Edition, March 1996: Reaffirmed November 2001.

RP 1621

Bulk Liquid Stock Control at Retail Outlets, Fifth Edition, May 1993.

RP 1626

Storing and Handling Ethanol and Gasoline-Ethanol Blends at Distribution Terminals and Service Stations, First Edition, April 1985; Reaffirmed January 2000.

RP 1632

Cathodic Protection of Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks and Piping Systems, Third Edition, May 1996; Reaffirmed June 2002.

RP 1637

Using the API Color-Symbol To Mark Equipment and Vehicles For Product Identification at Service Stations and Distribution Terminals, Third Edition, January 2007.

RP 1639

Owner/Operator’s Guide to Operation and Maintenance of Vapor Recovery Systems at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities, First Edition, July 2003

RP 1646

API Worksafe, 2006.

RP 2003

Protection Against Ignitions Arising Out of Static, Lightning, and Stray Currents, Sixth Edition, September 1998.

RP 2005

Service Station Safety, Sixth Edition, 1996

RP 2350

Overvill Protection for Storage Tanks in Petroleum Facilities, Third Edition, 2005.

American Society for Testing and Materials

100 Barr Harbor Drive
West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428-2959
(610) 832-9000

Standard C33

Specifications for Concrete Aggregates, 1999.


Specification for Diesel Fuel Oil, Biodiesel Blend (B6 to 20)


Specification for Diesel Fuel Oils


Specification for Fuel Oils


Specification for Biodiesel Fuel Blend Stock (B100) for Middle Distillate Fuels

Association for Petroleum and Explosives Administration

P.O. Box 106
Saffron Walden, CB11 3XT
United Kingdom
Telephone: 0845-603-5507 


Guidance on Storage and Dispensing of High Blend Ethanol including E85 at Filling Stations

Automotive Lift Institute

P.O. Box 85
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 756-7775

#ALI-LP Guide

Annual Vehicle Lifting Points/Quick Reference Guide


Standard for Automotive Lifts-Safety Requirements for Operation, Inspection and Maintenance (2008 edition)


Standard for Automotive Lifts-Safety Requirements for Installation and Service (current edition)


Standard for Automotive Lifts-Safety Requirements for Construction, Testing and Validation (current edition)

British Standards Institute

389 Chiswick High Road
London, W4 4AL
United Kingdom
(44) 020 8996 9001


Specification for Electrically Bonded Rubber Hoses and Hose Assemblies for Dispensing Petroleum Based Fuels, 1997.

California Air Resources Board

P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, California 95814-2815
(916) 327-1525


Determination of 2 Inch WC Static Pressure Performance of Vapor Recovery Systems of Dispensing Facilities,Amended, March, March 1999.


Determination of 5 Inch WC Static Pressure Performance of Vapor Recovery Systems of Dispensing Facilities,Adopted,April 1996.


Determination of Static Pressure Performance of Vapor Recovery Systems of Dispensing Facilities with Aboveground Storage Tanks, Adopted, April 1996.


Dynamic Back Pressure, Amended July, 2002.


Air to Liquid Volume, Amended February, 2001.

California Department of Food and Agriculture

Measurement Standards Division
6790 Florin Perkins Rd., Suite 100
Sacramento, California 95828
(916) 229-3000

Field Reference Manual

Hydrocarbon Gas Vapor-Measuring Devices, Amended January 1, 2007

Compressed Air & Gas Institute

1300 Sumner Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
(216) 241-7333.


Compressed Air and Gas Handbook, Sixth Edition, 2003.

Electrostatic Discharge Association

7900 Turin Road, Building 3
Rome, New York 13440-2069
(315) 339-6937


Fundamentals of ESD, 2001.

Fiberglass Tank & Pipe Institute

11150 South Wilcrest Drive, Suite 101
Houston, TX 77099-4343
(281) 568-4100


Recommended Practice for the In-service Inspections of Aboveground Atmospheric Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Tanks and Vessels


Field Test Protocol for Testing the Annular Space of Installed Underground Fiberglass Double and Triple-Wall Tanks With Dry Annular Space

FT Revision 2 -1997

Fiberglass Reinforced Thermoset Plastic Tank & Piping Standards

International Code Council Publications

4051 West Flossmoor Road
Country Club Hills, Illinois 60478-5771
(888) 422-7233


International Fire Code, 2006.


International Mechanical Code

NACE International

1400 South Creek Drive
Houston, Texas 77084-0496
(800) 797-6223

Standard RP0169-2002

Control of External Corrosion on Underground or Submerged Metallic Piping Systems, Reaffirmed 2002.

Standard RP0285-2002

Corrosion Control of Underground Storage Tank Systems by Cathodic Protection, Revised 2002.

Standard TM0101-2001

Measurement Techniques Related to Criteria for Cathodic Protection of Underground or Submerged Metallic Tank Systems, First Edition, 2001.

National Conference on Weights and Measures

1135 M Street, Suite 110
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 434-4880

NIST Handbook 44

Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices

National Fire Protection Association

P.O. Box 9101
Quincy, Massachusetts 02169-7471
(800) 344-3555.


Uniform Fire Code™, 2009.


Standard of Portable Fire Extinguishers, 1998.


Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, 2008.


Standard for Installation of Oil-Burning Equipment


Code for Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages, 2008.


Standard for Installation and Use of Stationary Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines


National Electrical Code, 2008.


Recommended Practice on Static Electricity, 2007.

NFPA 110

Standards for Emergency and Standby Power Systems

NFPA 329

Recommended Practice for Handling Releases of Flammable and Combustible Liquids and Gases, 2005.

NFPA 407

Standard for Aircraft Fuel Servicing, 2001.

NFPA 704

Standard System for the Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response, 2007.

NFPA 780

Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems, 2008.

Petroleum Equipment Institute

P.O. Box 2380
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74101-2380
(918) 494-9696

Petroleum Equipment LEXICON

Terms Used in Petroleum Marketing Operations, 1995.


Recommended Practices for Installation of Underground Liquid Storage Systems, 2005.


Recommended Practices for Installation of Aboveground Storage Systems for Motor-Vehicle Fueling, 2008


Recommended Practices for Installation and Testing of Vapor Recovery Systems at Vehicle Fueling Sites, 2004.


Recommended Procedure for Testing Electrical Continuity of Fuel-Dispensing Hanging Hardware, 2002; Reaffirmed 2007.


Recommended Practices for Inspection and Maintenance of Motor Fuel Dispensing Equipment, 2005


Recommended Practices for Overfill Prevention for Shop-Fabricated Aboveground Tanks, 2007


Recommended Practices for Installation of Bulk Storage Plants, 2008


Recommended Practices for the Inspection and Maintenance of UST Systems, 2008

Rubber Manufacturers Association

1400 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 682-4800


Manual for Maintenance, Testing, and Inspection of Petroleum Service Station Gasoline Dispensing Hose and Hose Assemblies, 2008.

Southwest Research Institute

P.O. Drawer 28510
San Antonio, Texas 78228-0510
(210) 684-5111

SwRI Test Proc. 93-01

Testing Requirements for Protected Aboveground Flammable Liquid/Fuel Storage Tanks, 1993.

SwRI Test Proc. 97-04

Testing Requirements for Fire Resistant Aboveground Flammable Liquid/Fuel Storage Tanks, 1997

Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association

944 Donata Court
Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047
(847) 438-8265


Specification for External Corrosion Protection of FRP Composite Steel USTs,July, 2007.


Specification for External Corrosion Protection of Composite Steel Underground Storage Tanks, July, 2007.


Standard for Fire-Resistant Tanks (Flameshield), July 2008.


Standard for Dual Wall Underground Steel Storage Tanks, 2006.


Standard for Diked Aboveground Storage Tanks (DAST), January 2006.


F921® Standard for Aboveground Tanks with Integral Secondary Containment, July 2008.


Specification for Permatank®, July, 2007.


Standard for Fireguard® Thermally Insulated Aboveground Storage Tanks, July 2008.


Flameshield® Installation Instructions for Fire-Resistant Tanks, February 2007.


Recommended Practice for Anchoring of Steel Underground Storage Tanks, 2006.


Installation Instructions for sti-P3 Underground 
Steel Storage Tanks, July 2007.


Recommended Practice for Hold Down Strap Isolation, 2006.


Recommended Practice for Corrosion Protection of Underground Piping Networks Associated with
Liquid Storage and Dispensing Systems, January 2006.


Recommended Practice for External Corrosion Protection of Shop Fabricated Aboveground Storage Tank Floors, January 2006.


Installation Instructions for Fabricated Aboveground Storage Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, February 2007.


Act-100-U® Installation Instructions,2007.


Permatank® Installation Instructions,2008.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

12100 Park 35 Circle
Austin, Texas 78753
(512) 239-1000


Vapor Recovery Test Procedures Handbook,December 2002.

Underwriters Laboratories of Canada

Underwriters Road
Toronto, Ontario M1R 3B4 Canada
(416) 757-3611


Secondary Containment Liners for Underground and Aboveground Flammable and Combustible Liquid Tanks, 1996.


Underground Jacketed Steel Tanks,1992.  


Spill Containment Devices for Underground Tanks, 1992.


Secondary Containment of Underground Piping for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, 1992.


Under Dispenser Sumps, 1992.


Standard for Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, 2000.


Standard for External Corrosion Protection Systems for Steel Unxderground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, 2003.


Standard for the Testing of Liquid Protective Coating Materials as Required by ULC-S603.1, for use in Connection with the Corrosion Protection of Underground Tanks,1992.


Standard for Magnesium and Zinc Anodes and Copper/Copper Sulphate Reference Electrodes, 2000.

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.

333 Pfingsten Road
Northbrook, Illinois 60062-2096
(847) 272-8800

Standard 58

Standard for Safety for Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Ninth Edition, 1996.

Standard 80

Steel Tanks for Oil-Burner Fuel, Eleventh Edition, 2004.

Standard 87

Standard for Power-Operated Dispensing Devices for Petroleum Products,October, 2001.

Standard 87A

Standard for Power-Operated Dispensing Devices for Gasoline-Ethanol Blends other than Gasohol (E10)

Standard 142

Steel Aboveground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Ninth Edition, 2006.

Standard 330

Hose and Hose Assemblies for Dispensing Flammable Liquids, 2000.

Standard 567

Standard for Emergency Breakaway Fittings, Swivel Connectors and Pipe-Connection Fittings for Petroleum Products and LP-Gas, Ninth Edition, 2003.

Standard 842

Standard for Valves for Flammable Fluids, Ninth Edition, 2007.

Standard 860

Pipe Unions for Flammable and Combustible Fluids and Fire-Protection Service, Seventh Edition, 2001.

Standard 971

Standard for Nonmetallic Underground Piping for Flammable Liquids, First Edition, 1995.

Standard 1238

Control Equipment for Use With Flammable Liquid Dispensing Devices,Third Edition, 2001.

Standard 1316

Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Underground
Storage Tanks for Petroleum Products, Alcohols, and Alcohol-Gasoline Mixtures,Second Edition, 1994.

Standard 1746

Standard for External Corrosion Protection Systems for Steel Underground Storage Tanks, Third Edition, 2007.

Standard 2080

Standard for Fire Resistant Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, First Edition, 2000.

Standard 2085

Protected Aboveground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Second Edition, 1997.

Standard 2245

Standard for Below-Grade Vaults for Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks, Second Edition, 2006

Standard 2248

Standard for Marina Fuel Storage, Piping and Dispensing Systems

U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Frances Perkins Building
200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room S2315
Washington, D.C. 20210
(202) 219-8148

Occupational Safety and Health Admin., Title 29

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 1910, Occupational Safety and Health Standards.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Ariel Rios Building,
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW,
Washington, D.C. 20460.
(202) 272-0167

EPA Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 112

National Pollution Discharge Elimination System, November 1990.