Oil Conveyance

Oil Barge

Introduction

Oil Conveyance refers to the transportation or transfer of crude and refined petroleum products or their by-products into Maine or from terminal to terminal. This page provides information concerning the fees assessed by the two funds that are involved with oil conveyance, not including waste oil.

The Maine Coastal & Inland Surface Oil Clean-up Fund assesses a fee on the transfer or transport of crude or petroleum products from vessel to terminal, the import of petroleum products into Maine by road or rail, and the transfer of product from terminal to vessel.

The Ground Water Oil Clean-up fund assesses a fee on the transfer or transport of petroleum products from vessel to terminal and the import of petroleum products into Maine by road or rail.

Contacts

Questions about Licensing of Terminals or Registration of Companies or Railroads for the Transportation of Petroleum Products into Maine call Rick Kaselis at (207) 287-6113 or 287-2651.

Questions about reports for petroleum products transported into Maine, fees, products, codes, or refund requests (for petroleum products exported from Maine) call Melissa Morrill at (207) 287-6102 or 287-2651.

Laws

§545-B. Registration of transportation of oil in inland areas

§551. Maine Coastal and Inland Surface Oil Clean-up Fund

§569-A. Ground Water Oil Clean-up Fund

Rules

(Rule chapters from the Secretary of State, Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions are in MS Word format)

Chapter 600 - Maine Oil Terminal Rules

Chapter 685 - Payment and Reimbursement of Oil Transfer Fees

90-564 Chapter 4: Oil Import Fees-Fund Insurance Review Board

Forms

Monthly Report Form of Transfers at Oil Terminal Facilities (pdf format)

Monthly Report Form of Transportation of Petroleum Products by Highway (pdf format)

Monthly Report Form of Transportation of Petroleum Products by Railroad (pdf format)

Instructions for Computation of Total Payment/Petroleum Reporting Codes (pdf format)

Registration Form for Road and Rail Transportation of Oil Hazardous Materials (pdf format)

Additional Information

Fee Table: Transportation of Petroleum Products (pdf format)

Department Fee Schedule (includes Oil) (pdf format)

Processing Times for New Applications (includes Oil) (pdf format)