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PSTB Main Address:
2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Building 1 
Santa Fe NM, 87505
Tel (505) 476-4397
Fax (505) 476-4374



General announcements, RFP's, Notices of meetings re update of NM's PST regulations, etc.
PSTB Organization Chart PSTB Staff List Find Your Tank Inspector


Proposed Regulation Revisions The Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau is in the process of revising the NM Petroleum Storage Tank regulations to adopt provisions of the new federal rules. Here is the draft proposed language for NMAC 20.5.4 and NMAC 20.5.5. **NEW** The Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau will have stakeholder meetings in Albuquerque, Farmington, and Roswell in early June to present proposed revisions to 20.5.6 NMAC and 20.5.7 NMAC (release detection and reporting). For more information, please visit our PST Regulation Revisions webpage. For guidance on complying with existing regs and the new federal rules, see our Guidance Docs: AST and UST page.

Quality of gasoline, diesel, etc., and measuring devices are regulated by the Department of Agriculture. You can contact them here.

Job Opportunities with the Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau

There are no open positions currently. Please check back.

Please go to the State Personnel Office website,, for additional information and to submit your application.


NOTICE regarding July 1, 2013 AST Upgrade Deadline, May 24, 2013.

Click here for Certified Installer lists

NOTICE: NEW ALTERNATE METHOD FORM  The Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau has revised the (optional) Alternate Methods Request form, for use with,, and NMAC. This form should be used by any tank owner, operator, or anyone representing them, to apply for a variance for any requirement in Parts 4, 5 or 6 of the PST Regulations. You may find the new form on this website by clicking “Forms” in the list at upper left.

If you have any questions about the Alternate Methods Request form, please call Kalvin Martin, Prevention/Inspection Program Manager at 505-476-4390.

PSTB Mission Statement

To reduce, mitigate and eliminate the threats to the environment posed by petroleum products or hazardous material or wastes released from underground and above ground storage tanks.

Key Staff

Dana Bahar
PSTB Chief
tel. (505) 476-4377

Vacant - contact Dana Bahar at (505)-476-4377
in the interim

Manager - Prevention/Inspection Program
tel. (505) 476-4390

Lorena Goerger
Manager - Remedial Action Program
tel. (505) 476-4385

Tammy Kesler
Manager - Reimbursement Section
tel. (505) 476-5555

Antonette Cordova
Manager - Tank Fee, Operator Training and Installer Certification
tel. (505) 476-4392

Offices in New Mexico

Santa Fe PSTB [District 2]
2905 Rodeo Park Drive East, Building 1 - Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tel. (505) 476-4397 Fax. (505) 476-4374

Albuquerque PSTB [District 1]
121 Tijeras Avenue NE, Suite 1000 - Albuquerque, NM 87102
Tel. (505) 222-9558 Fax. (505) 222-9510

Farmington [District 2]
3400 Messina Drive, Suite 5000, Farmington, NM 87402
Tel. (505) 566-9741; Fax (505)-566-9757

Las Cruces [District 3]
2301 Entrada del Sol, Las Cruces, NM 88001
Tel. (575) 288-2050 Fax. (575) 526-6162

Roswell [District 3]
1914 W. 2nd St. - Roswell, NM 88201
Tel. (575) 624-6046 Fax. (575) 624-2023


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