Natural Gas Laws and Incentives in North Dakota

The list below contains summaries of all North Dakota laws and incentives related to natural gas.

Laws and Regulations

Alternative Fuel Tax Rates

An excise tax of $0.23 per gallon is imposed on alternative fuel sales and deliveries, including propane, compressed natural gas (CNG), and liquefied natural gas (LNG). One gallon of special fuel is equal to 120 cubic feet of CNG or 1.7 gallons of LNG. Retailers must obtain a license from the Office of the State Tax Commissioner to sell special fuels. Exceptions may apply. (Reference North Dakota Century Code 57-43.2-02 through 57-43.2-05)

Biofuel Labeling Requirements

Ethanol and biodiesel fuel retailers must label retail dispensing units with the price, name, and main components of the fuel or fuel blend being sold. The labeling must follow established labeling specifications for petroleum-based fuels. Suppliers of ethanol and biodiesel must provide fuel retailers with an invoice stating the fuel blend. Alcohol fuel blends containing at least 1% of alcohol by volume must also be clearly labeled at the dispenser and on any price advertisements. Biodiesel and biodiesel blends must be identified by the capital letter "B" followed by the numerical value representing the percentage of biodiesel fuel. Additional specifications may apply. (Reference North Dakota Century Code 23.1-13 and 33-34-01)

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