Government of New Brunswick

Overview

Class PPO and PTO Compressed Gas Licences authorize holders to fill containers, transfer propane, or operate propane trucks.

Eligibility

To obtain a PPO-2 Propane Plant Operator Licence, applicants must have eight (8) hours of experience under a PPO-2 licence holder and must complete a training program and examination which is acceptable to the Gas Board (PGAC 100-1).

To obtain a PPO-1 Propane Plant Operator Licence, applicants must have 300 hours of experience under a Class PPO-1 licence holder and must complete a training program and examination which is acceptable to the Gas Board.

To obtain a PTO-2 Propane Truck Operator Licence, applicants must hold the appropriate class of driver's licence, as required under the Motor Vehicle Act, must have 150 hours of experience under a Class PTO-2 licence holder, and must complete a training program and examination which is acceptable to the Gas Board.

To obtain a PTO-1 Propane Truck Operator Licence, applicants must hold the appropriate class of driver's licence, as required under the Motor Vehicle Act, must have 150 hours of experience under a Class PTO-1 licence holder, and must complete a training program and examination which is acceptable to the Gas Board.

Description

A PPO-2 Propane Plant Operator Licence authorizes the holder to fill containers at a container refill center and fill any permanently mounted container on a mobile vehicle.

A PPO-1 Propane Plant Operator Licence authorizes the holder to transfer propane to and from storage tanks, tank cars, cargo liners, tank trucks and operator propane transfer equipment at a filling plant or container refill centre.

A PTO-2 Propane Truck Operator Licence authorizes the holder to operate a vehicle that tows a propane cargo liner and equipment to transfer propane to and from a cargo liner.

A PTO-1 Propane Truck Operator Licence authorizes the holder to operate a propane truck and to operate equipment to transfer propane to and from a tank truck.

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2011/2011PSRenewalofaCompressedGasLicence.pdf,
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2011/2011PSCompressedGasLicence.pdf

Fees

Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
Examination for any Class of Compressed Gas Licence50.002011-04-01
Renewal of any Class of Compressed Gas Licence50.002011-04-01