Guangzhou Gas Management

Original Language Title: 广州市燃气管理办法

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Guangzhou gas management

    (March 1, 2013 consideration at the 14th session of the people's Government of Guangzhou City, the 57th Executive meeting on March 19, 2013, people's Government of Guangzhou City, the 91st release as of June 1, 2013) Chapter I General provisions

    First to strengthen the municipal gas management, regulating gas operated and used, ensuring public safety and the public interest, in accordance with the regulations of city gas and the gas regulations in Guangdong Province and other related laws and regulations, these measures are formulated.

    Article within the administrative area of the city gas planning, construction of gas facilities, gas storage, transmission and distribution, trade, use and management of gas burning appliances sales, installation, maintenance, and other activities related to the application of this approach has been used.

    The production and import of natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, gas pipeline outside the city gate station, the use of gas for power generation, industrial production, biogas production and use, as well as the production of gas burning appliances these measures shall not apply.

    Third municipal gas Administrative Department is responsible for the supervision and management of gas within the administrative area of the city and organize the implementation of these measures.

    District, county-level city gas administrative departments responsible for the supervision and management of gas within their respective jurisdictions.

    Land and housing reform, planning, development, construction, trade, industry and commerce, quality supervision, fire, transportation, safety, price and other administrative departments and comprehensive urban management enforcement authority shall, in accordance with their respective responsibilities do the gas management related work.

    Fourth article of the city spread gas, promoting the use of natural gas and other clean energy, encourage and support all kinds of capital participating in the construction of gas facilities in the city.

    City, district and County Municipal People's Government development of gas should be incorporated into the national economic and social development plan.

    Fifth gas industry self-government organizations shall, in accordance with laws, rules and regulations, establishment of industry self-regulation mechanisms, development of industry codes of conduct and service specifications.

    Should operate in the gas venture, honesty and trustworthiness, security of supply, regulating services, strict self-discipline, improve the quality of employees, improve safety and service standards.

    Sixth gas administrative departments, neighborhood offices and business enterprises should be strengthened to promote gas safety knowledge, improving gas safety awareness of the public.

    News media should do a gas safe and economical use of public advocacy.

    Gas safety education should be combined with educational activities in schools.

    Chapter II administration of planning and construction

    Article seventh city gas development plan formulated by the Administrative Department for gas, the municipal people's Government for approval. When preparing the city gas development plan, should consult the municipal development and reform, planning, land and housing, construction, trade, transportation, fire and environmental protection Administrative Department and views of the gas industry self-government organizations and business enterprises.

    City gas development plan approval, involving space layout and site requirements, coordinated by the Administrative Department of planning into urban and rural planning.

    Luogang district, Nansha, huadu, Panyu and conghua, city gas city gas development plan prepared by competent administrative departments in the region gas plan, implemented after approval by the people's Governments at the corresponding level, and reported to the competent administrative departments of city gas.

    Article eighth gas construction should strictly enforce the relevant laws and regulations and national standards, industry standards or technical specifications, in line with the development requirements of planning, landscape and environment user-friendly.

    In addition to trans-regional gas pipeline needs, different pipe laying gas pipelines may not cross between the gas venture.

    Nineth in gas pipeline within range, no new gas cylinder group vaporization equipment, has been completed and should be discontinued.

    Conditions, do not install the gas pipeline to pipe gas supply buildings, public services should install gas pipelines and pipeline gas.

    Chapter III management of gas

    Tenth companies engaged in gas business activities should be to the operating area, city gas application to the administrative authority, obtain gas permits, but does not involve gas storage, transportation and not for end users except gas trade practices.

    Across the district, County-owned businesses apply for gas operating license shall make application to the competent administrative Department for city gas.

    11th business enterprises shall strengthen security management, storage and distribution station, station, gasification, gas vehicle fueling station, gas pressure regulating station and other places should be installed using a video surveillance system, with gas, safety supervision administration and monitoring system.

    12th business enterprises shall use a transport information system's stowage of dangerous goods storage and distribution station installation management system imposed on vehicles carrying gas from the storage and distribution station stowage management of information.

    13th cylinders for liquefied petroleum gas business enterprise shall set up a management system, manages the cylinder filling and distribution process, and record filling, storage, gas cylinder storage and distribution station and station name, is responsible for the distribution of gas industry and gas time and user information.

    Implementation of gas delivery business, service notifications should be aspirated.

    14th business enterprises shall not be any of the following acts:

    (A) fill civilian in a gas vehicle fueling station gas cylinders;

    (B) qualification of delegates without the transport of dangerous goods transport gas, and qualified for the transport of dangerous goods vehicles loading gas-free;

    (C) no stowage information card or is not sent via road transport information dangerous goods cargo management system transportation vehicle gas;

    (D) use of vehicle sales gas flow;

    (E) sale of own archives is out of business or technical gas bottle filling of gas;

    (Vi) exceed the bottled liquefied petroleum gas supply station volume storage of bottled gas;

    (G) delegate this business delivery personnel and distribution of gas;

    (H) to the user does not have the conditions of safe use of gas;

    (I) doping, adulterate, impurities, shoddy, inflated error exceeds standards set by the State;

    (J) the laws, regulations and other acts prohibited by national standards, industry standards.

    Article 15th bottled gas transport vehicles shall comply with the technical specifications for gas transport vehicles.

    Transportation companies signed a gas transportation contract, shall examine the client's gas business licenses may not be operating without a principal delivery of gas license for bottled gas.

    When transporting bottled gas, the cockpit crew onboard the client's gas business license copy.

    Fourth chapter of gas supply and services

    16th business enterprises shall according to the gas supply in the district for national economic and social development plan, the gas development plan, making gas purchases and plan for continuous, safe and stable gas supply. Due to unexpected events can not be normal supply of gas at gas, should take immediate measures, and report local gas Executive Department.

    Where gas competent administrative departments shall take emergency measures to guarantee gas supplies gas and related enterprises should cooperate.

    17th article of the municipal gas supply company shall scientific prediction of the city's gas demand, construction of high pressure natural gas pipeline and gas storage facilities, guarantees the city's supply of natural gas.

    Natural gas distributors shall do business in the region's gas demand forecasting, and supplied to the gas supply the corresponding forecast results.

    18th gas supply enterprises shall, in accordance with the principles of equality and distribution contracts with the gas distribution enterprises, to access gas license the distribution of natural gas.

    19th gas supply enterprises cannot meet the air supply, and within its transmission and distribution facilities and not under the influence to fulfil supply obligations to other users, should be for natural gas distribution companies facilitate the procurement of natural gas transportation.

    20th business enterprises shall establish the fuel gas quality testing system, configure the gas quality measuring device, gas composition, combustion properties, calorific value, odor and pressure, filling weight and other quality indicators in line with national and local standards or specifications in this city.

    City gas administrative departments and administration of quality and technical supervision departments shall quarterly to monitor gas supply the gas quality, and publicize the relevant monitoring. 21st residential piping natural gas prices are similar with the price in the same city.

    Price administrative departments shall, in accordance with national, provincial and municipal regulations, confirm and adjust the gas price.

    22nd use pipeline gas, gas formalities to local gas enterprises.

    Does not require construction of buried pipelines, pipeline management enterprises shall accept them in the 30th after installation ventilation; need for buried pipelines, gas pipelines and trading enterprises shall, within 180 days after receiving installation ventilation, outstanding ventilation, and shall give a written explanation to the user.

    23rd management enterprises shall supply and use contract with users according to law, and the establishment of user files.

    24th gas trading enterprises shall, in accordance with national and municipal gas service standards to provide users with the services provided, standardized service, and comply with the following requirements:

    (A) establishment of an information system, public business processes, service guide, service commitments, service fees and standards, quality inspection reports, service hours, service and emergency phone numbers;

    (B) establishment of service complaints handling mechanisms, explicitly dealing with user complaints.

    25th pipeline management enterprises shall annually for users to provide at least 1 free home safety checks, a complete inspection files.

    Bottled liquefied petroleum gas when they provide delivery services shall comply with the following provisions:

    (A) clothing, wearing a gas workers wear gas certificate, comply with service specifications;

    (B) matters in accordance with the delivery service notifications and agreed with the user, within the specified time will qualify gas cylinders to the user-specified location, and submitted a formal note to the user;
(C) promote safe use of knowledge to users, free of charge for users to check the safety of gas installations, found safety problems or violates the provisions of the safe use of gas shall notify the user of the rectification, and save the hidden notice stubs returned to the enterprise;

    (D) according to user requirements, for users to replace the cylinder, install a pressure reducing valve, leak check and confirm the connection security.

    The fifth chapter gas facilities and equipment management

    26th no unit or individual may seize, damage or dismantles or move gas facilities.

    Prohibit riding a gas pipeline facilities under construction of buildings or structures.

    27th user facilities of pipeline gas ventilation ignition gas by pipeline enterprises for the first time.

    Any unit or individual modifications, relocation, repair or reverse the ventilation of gas pipeline enterprises shall entrust the pipeline gas, pipeline gas and trading enterprises shall, in accordance with the service committed to operations in time; the delegate does not meet the requirements of the user, reasons for pipeline gas enterprises should be able to take 5th to inform the user in writing within and reasonable proposal.

    28th in the city's sale of gas burning appliances shall meet the national standard, and paste in gas burning appliances significantly place adapter gas source identification and retirement life.

    Gas burning appliances sales Enterprise shall save gas from gas burning appliances production enterprises suitability test report.

    Gas burning appliances production or sale of enterprises should be set up in the city site or authorize the establishment of after-sales service, responsible for aftermarket installation, maintenance.

    Article 29th of gas burning appliances installation and maintenance companies, gas burning appliances installation and maintenance qualification shall be obtained.

    No installation and maintenance of enterprise staff in his own name or contract of gas burning appliances installation and repair business.

    Article 30th gas burning appliances installation and repair gas burning appliance installation, maintenance and quality control should be strengthened, and establish user file, instruct the user to use gas appliances.

    The sixth chapter gas safety management

    31st article gas, and security regulatory, and quality prison, and traffic transport, administration sector and police fire institutions should according to their duties, on gas business, and gas using of security status, for supervision check, found gas security accident hidden of, should notification gas business enterprise, and gas user timely take measures elimination hidden; security hidden may serious threat public security of, gas administrative competent sector and other about sector and units should law take effective measures organization elimination hidden.

    Area of responsibility does not belong to the administrative departments, should be transferred to the relevant Department and recorded in a timely manner and accept transferred the Administrative Department shall promptly investigate and transfer the processing result feedback Department.

    Article 32nd business enterprises shall fulfill their safety responsibilities, security management institutions, full-time security personnel, establishment of a safety management system, security management investment. Article 33rd business enterprises shall monthly checks the State of the unit's safety and inspection of records.

    On the existence of security risks, measures should be taken to eliminate them.

    Caused by external security risks cannot be eliminated or difficult to remove in a timely manner, gas operated enterprises should take the necessary security measures, and promptly to the local administrative Department of gas or the production safety supervision and Administration Department report, competent administrative department or production safety supervision and Administration Department for gas after receiving the report, shall organize and eliminate security risks.

    Gas companies found significant safety problems could not ensure the safety of production and use, should be closed to stop production or to stop and withdrawal of workers from hazardous area.

    Article 34th operating enterprises in the implementation of gas facilities maintenance, repair work, as well as security checks, relevant units and individuals shall cooperate with and shall not obstruct or interfere with for any reason.

    35th business enterprises shall in accordance with the relevant provisions of the gas safety emergency, equipped with emergency personnel and the necessary equipment, facilities, not less than 2 times a year emergency drills.

    Article 36th business enterprises shall entrust a qualified gas safety evaluation institution to this unit 1 security evaluation facility every 3 years. Gas enterprise safety evaluation should be rectification of safety issues raised in the report.

    Safety evaluation found that gas facilities exist in real danger, should immediately stop using, in time to take security measures, eliminate the danger.

    Gas trading enterprises shall, after receiving a security assessment report 20th fuel gas facilities administrative departments within the record.

    37th by public security fire control institutions found for gas fire accident, certificate of competent administrative departments shall, in accordance with the fire accident of gas, gas of fire accident responsibility to conduct investigations, to investigate violations of gas regulation subjects, and incorporated into the gas accident statistics.

    The seventh chapter legal liability

    Article 38th disobey Nineth article, within range of gas pipeline, do not stop using gas cylinder group vaporization equipment, shall be ordered by the comprehensive urban management enforcement within a time limit, and give a warning, and a fine of 3000 Yuan and 50,000 yuan fine.

    39th article violates this article 11th, 12th, 14th, (c) and (g), 22nd paragraph, gas business, one of the following circumstances, rectification by the comprehensive urban management enforcement authority, and be fined under the following circumstances:

    (A) is not installed or is not provided with a video surveillance system gas connection interfaces, safety supervision administration monitoring system, and 10,000 yuan fine;

    (B) is not installed in accordance with the provisions of stowage, use Informationization management system, RMB 5000 Yuan in fines;

    (C) no stowage information card or is not sent via road transport information dangerous goods cargo management system transportation vehicle gas, 10,000 yuan fine;

    (D) principal non-aspirated personnel of the enterprise distribution of gas, and 3000 Yuan fine;

    (E) does not require construction of buried pipeline in the 30th after accepting the installation, you need to accept of buried pipeline construction and installation within 180 days, without any justified reason, no ventilation, and 10,000 yuan fine.

    40th article violation this approach 14th article subsection (a), and (nine) items provides, in gas car added gas station within filling loaded civilian gas bottle; filling loaded doping, and adulterated, to pretend really, shoddy, inflatable volume of errors over national provides standard of gas, by quality technology supervision administration sector ordered corrected, at 20,000 yuan above 100,000 yuan following of fine, legal regulations another has provides of, from its provides.

    41st article violates this article 14th paragraph (b), (d), (e), (f), (h) and article 16th, gas management and related companies, one of the following circumstances, rectification by the comprehensive urban management enforcement authority, fines of between 10,000 yuan and 20,000 Yuan:

    (A) qualification of delegates without the transport of dangerous goods transport gas, and qualified for the transport of dangerous goods vehicles loading gas-free;

    (B) use of vehicle sales gas flow;

    (C) the sale of its own archives is out of business or technical gas bottle filling of gas;

    (D) exceed the bottled liquefied petroleum gas supply station volume storage of bottled gas;

    (E) to users who do not have the conditions of safe use of gas supply caused the accident;

    (Vi) does not supply gas properly may lead to occlude, measures are not taken immediately, or not immediately report where the gas caused by the Administrative Department of gas supply disruptions;

    (VII) no gas administrative departments take emergency measures to guarantee gas supplies.

    42nd article violation this approach 14th article subsection (nine) items provides, sales doping, and adulterated, to pretend really, shoddy, and inflatable volume of errors over national provides standard of gas, by city management integrated law enforcement organ ordered deadline corrected, and at 20,000 yuan above 100,000 yuan following of fine; late not corrected of, ordered closed reorganization; plot serious of, by gas administrative competent sector revoked gas business license, and drew attention to the sibling Government be close.

    43rd in violation of paragraph II of this article 15th, the transport unit knew or should have known that client cannot get the gas operating license to provide transportation, consists of comprehensive urban management enforcement shall be ordered to immediately stop the illegal practice, and a fine of less than 20,000 yuan and 50,000 yuan.

    Violation of the 15th paragraph these measures, the cockpit crew onboard gas not copies of business licenses, consists of comprehensive urban management enforcement Office ordered corrective action and transport enterprises of 5000 Yuan in fines.

    44th article violation this approach 18th article, and 19th article provides, gas supply enterprise no due reason refused to to made pipeline gas business license of enterprise points pin gas of, or in not beyond its lost distribution facilities capacity and not effect perform to other user gas obligations of situation Xia, not for gas points pin enterprise itself procurement of gas conveying provides convenience, led to regional occlude of, by city management integrated law enforcement organ ordered corrected, and at 50,000 yuan above 100,000 yuan following of fine.

    Article 45th disobey 25th article, pipeline gas enterprise is not free for the user to provide at least 1 times a year household safety checks and rectification by the comprehensive urban management enforcement authority, fines of between 10,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan.

    Violation of the second paragraph of this article 25th in part (c) of bottled liquefied petroleum gas is not free of charge for users to check the safety of gas installations, the comprehensive urban management enforcement authority shall order correction within the gas venture, fined not more than 5000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan.
46th article violates this article 25th second subparagraph (a) provided, and bottled liquefied petroleum gas when they provide delivery services, not wearing a gas worker clothing, consists of comprehensive urban management enforcement agency ordered corrective action and delivery personnel, 50 Yuan fine, on business enterprises and 3000 Yuan fine.

    47th article violation this approach 26th article first paragraph provides, occupation, and damage, and unauthorized demolition, and mobile gas facilities of, by city management integrated law enforcement organ ordered deadline corrected, recovery undisturbed or take other remedy measures, on units at 50,000 yuan above 100,000 yuan following of fine, on personal at 5000 Yuan above 50,000 yuan following of fine; caused loss of, law bear compensation responsibility; suspected crime of, law transferred judicial organ held criminal.

    Violation of paragraph II of this article 26th, on illegal riding pressure gas pipeline facilities, buildings or structures, composed of comprehensive urban management enforcement authority ordered the removal of the party who refuses to remove, by law be removed.

    48th article violates these measures first paragraph of 28th, gas burning appliances sales sales are not visibly paste adapter gas source identification and retirement life of gas burning appliances, consists of comprehensive urban management enforcement agency ordered corrective action and fine of 5000 Yuan each, in serious cases, to order the rectification.

    Violation of paragraph II of this article 28th, gas burning appliances sales company not providing suitability testing of source reports, consists of comprehensive urban management enforcement Office ordered corrective action and give a warning, and a fine of less than 10,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan, in serious cases, may order rectification. 49th article violation this approach 34th article provides, units and personal not tie, and block or interference gas business enterprise on gas facilities of maintenance, and repair job, and security checks, work of, by city management integrated law enforcement organ ordered deadline corrected, on personal at 500 Yuan above 3000 Yuan following of fine; on units at 3000 Yuan above 10,000 yuan following of fine; constitute violation security management provides of, by police organ law give punishment; suspected crime of,

    Transferred to judicial organs for criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.

    50th disobey article 35th, gas operating companies that are not in accordance with the provisions provided with emergency personnel and the necessary equipment, apparatus, rectification by the comprehensive urban management enforcement authority, and 10,000 yuan fine; it fails to, license revoked by the competent administrative Department for gas gas operation.

    51st gas operator without a license, or go beyond the scope of administrative license, there are serious security risks, threats to public security, consists of comprehensive urban management enforcement authorities confiscated gas cylinders, transportation vehicles and other equipment used for illegal business activities, and to a fine of up to 50,000 yuan and 500,000 yuan.

    52nd unit fines shall be imposed pursuant to these measures, the unit in charge and other direct liable persons directly responsible, amounts to a fine unit fines of 5% more than 10% below.

    53rd in violation of other provisions of these measures, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the laws and regulations for punishment.

    54th gas administrative departments and other relevant administrative departments who violate these rules, any of the following circumstances, disciplined by their work units or by the competent Department; a suspected crime, transferred to judicial organs for criminal responsibility shall be investigated in accordance with law:

    (A) execute supervisory and inspection functions in accordance with this regulation;

    (B) found the violations do not promptly investigated and dealt with, not promptly transfer or harboring and conniving illegal consequences;

    (C) other acts of dereliction of duty, abuse of authority or engages in.

    The eighth chapter by-laws

    55th herein, the following terms mean:

    (A) gas, refers to the supply of residential, public buildings and industrial production for fuel with natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, artificial coal gas and other gaseous fuels;

    (B) gas-fired facilities refers to gas production, storage, transmission and distribution facilities and equipment;

    (C) high buildings refers to level 10 and above level 10 residential buildings (including settings, first floor commercial service facilities of residential) and building height over 24 meters of public buildings;

    (D) gas project, refers to the gas production, storage, transmission and distribution facilities, new construction, expansion, renovation works, but does not include the maintenance and repair of temporary works;

    (E) the gas burning appliances, refers to the use of gas-fired water heaters, boilers, cookers, roasters, heaters, coolers, air conditioners, etc;

    (Vi) natural gas supply, is intended for distribution to users and users with high pressure direct sales of natural gas enterprises;

    (G) gas distribution enterprise refers to natural gas supply companies to buy gas, and sale of natural gas to end users of gas enterprises. 56th article of the rules take effect on June 1, 2013. April 24, 1990, the provisional regulations on the management of city gas, Guangzhou City, Guangzhou City, and as of July 1, 2000 the management of LPG vehicle fueling station at the same time abolish.