Petroleum Release Compensation Fund

Alan Bakeberg, Director of Engineering

(605) 773-3769

(605) 773-6048 (fax)

E-Mail Address:

Pierre Mailing Address:


Foss Building

523 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, SD 57501


Mission Statement

To assist in the cleanup of certain petroleum releases; to determine the amount of reimbursement due to responsible parties for corrective actions they have taken and to provide a financial assurance mechanism that will comply with the federal and state financial responsibility requirements for regulated petroleum tank owners.



Abandoned Tank Removal Program Information regarding the abandoned tank removal program.


Petroleum Release Fund Contact Information: Office addresses, phone numbers, and who to contact for additional information.


Frequently Asked Questions: Typical questions commonly asked about the PRCF, funding eligibility, and the reimbursement process.


Forms and Documents Available for Downloading: List of forms and documents available for review and downloading.


Links Relating to the Petroleum Release Compensation Fund



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Tank Operator Certification Training

Certification Requirement Policy (pdf)