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​ ​ As of July 1, 2015, the petroleum load fee is $8.00 per load. 

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Petroleum load fee FAQ
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 General information


  • Who must pay this fee?

  • What is the purpose of the Petroleum Load Fee?

  • What is the current petroleum load fee?

  • What if I have multiple withdrawals in a single load?

  • Is biodiesel-blended fuel subject to this fee?

  • If the company I withdrew from owes me a credit, can I deduct that amount from the payment I make to you on an imported load?

  • If I pick up petroleum product in Oregon and deliver it out of the state, do I still have to pay the fee?

  • I purchase some products from a petroleum company in another state and import them into Oregon each quarter. Who is responsible for paying the load fee on these petroleum products?

  • Do vessels engaged in interstate or foreign commerce pay the fee?

 Petroleum load fee definitions


  • What is a bulk facility?

  • What is a cargo tank?

  • What is a load?

  • What is a petroleum product?

  • What is an importer?

 Returns and payments


  • What are my payment options?

  • What happens if I don't pay the fee or I pay it late?

  • What records do I need to keep?

  • When do I file my return?