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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 1RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS
CHAPTER 14REGULATIONS FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG)
SUBCHAPTER HLNG TRANSPORTS
RULE §14.2707Testing Requirements

(a) Transport container units required to be registered with LP-Gas Operations shall be tested at least once every five years by a Category 15, 20, or 50 licensee.

  (1) Documentation of the required testing shall be filed by the Category 15, 20, or 50 licensee.

  (2) The results of any test required under this section shall clearly indicate whether the transport container unit is safe for LNG service. The Category 15, 20, or 50 licensee shall mail LNG Form 2008 to LP-Gas Operations within 30 calendar days of the due date of any tests required under this section.

  (3) If evidence of any unsafe condition is discovered as a result of any tests performed under this section, the transport container unit shall be immediately removed from LNG service and shall not be returned to LNG service until LP-Gas Operations notifies the licensee in writing that the transport container unit may be returned to LNG service.

(b) Containers shall be tested in accordance with 49 CFR §338.

(c) Containers shall be inspected for corroded areas, dents, or other conditions (including leakage under test pressure) which could render the container unsafe for LNG service.


Source Note: The provisions of this §14.2707 adopted to be effective May 26, 2003, 28 TexReg 4100; amended to be effective December 24, 2012, 37 TexReg 9921

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