Natural Gas Laws and Incentives in South Dakota

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

Laws and Regulations

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Tax

CNG is taxed at a rate of $0.10 per gallon when used as a motor fuel. CNG is defined as natural gas that has been compressed for use as a motor vehicle fuel and that, for the purposes of taxation as a motor vehicle fuel, is converted to liquid gasoline gallon equivalent at the rate of 126.67 cubic feet of its natural service delivery line pressure to equal one volumetric gross gallon of gasoline. (Reference South Dakota Statutes 10-47B-3 and 10-47B-4)

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Tax

LNG is taxed at a rate of $0.14 per gallon when used as a motor fuel. For taxation purposes, LNG is converted to its gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) at the rate of 1.5536 gallons of LNG to equal one volumetric gross gallon of gasoline. LNG is defined as natural gas for use as a motor fuel, which has been cooled to approximately -260 degrees Fahrenheit and is in a liquid state. (Reference South Dakota Statutes 10-47B-3 and 10-47B-4)

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