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Fuel Tank Cleaning and gas freeing

Storage tanks used for fuel oils such as diesel, gasoil, kerosene and petrol will, over time build up a lay of contamination and water which will form sludge and muddy layer in the bottom of the tank.  This will build-up over time and can start to cause issues and problems down the line with filters blocking, engines stopping, boilers coking up and inevitable down time.

Tank Cleaning. Best Practice Techniques, Planning, Risk Assessed, Certified.

Our tank cleaning service covers both above ground and underground storage tanks and depending on the size of tank and contents to be cleaned we will offer a solution based on our industrial experience and our clients unique requirements. Using a specially developed mobile vacuum tank and larger vacuum tankers for the larger tanks.  Our service covers a site survey to assess the project, planning a detailed method and reducing risk by utilising the best techniques for personnel safety and a complete cleaning solution.  Where required we have confined space qualified teams to enter the tank to ensure the tank is cleaned to the highest standards.

A typical tank cleaning work flow would consist of the follow steps.

  • Site meeting to assess the requirements, tank access and overall site conditions.
  • Provide a quotation and upon approval, issue our method statement and risk assessment.
  • Pump any existing fuel into our holding tank, temporary connections can be made if required.
  • Access and clean the tank working to the detailed method statement.
  • Provide photographs after cleaning.
  • Refill the tank with the product from our holding tank
  • Bleed any pipework and pumps, restart boilers and machinery.
  • Issue a waste transfer notice for the remove waste and washing for the operation.

Tank Services can offer additional services as part of the tank cleaning procedure including:

  • Fuel polishing when pumping the fuel back into the cleaned tank.
  • Non destructive testing and inspection when the tank is empty.
  • Pipework and tank pressure testing and certification.
  • Bund cleaning and lining.
  • Change of tank contents, the ideal time to clean the tank and inspect it prior to a different produce going in.

If you have any tank cleaning requirements, please contact our office now to arrange a no obligation site visit or discuss your requirements in more details.