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Fuel and Oil Tank Removal

Oil Tank Removal and Recycling is being requested more and more as our clients are finding alternative fuel to petrol, kerosene and diesel oil. Our specialists engineers are fully trained and qualified in oil and fuel tank removal and recycle both above ground and underground tanks. Our experienced teams of engineers are confined spaced trained for working in basements, cellars and rooms inside buildings and qualified to decommission and remove redundant oil storage tanks.

Decommissioning, Oil and Fuel Tank Removal

With domestic sized tanks, the simplest method is to remove the tank whole, using a combination of man power, a specially designed trolley and a crane mounted on our lorry. Where access is limited and cutting the tank on site is the only option, we use a nibbler and reciprocating saw for cold cutting steel tanks and the reciprocating saw for cutting plastic tanks.

When commercial fuel and oil tanks need removing, before we take out the tank, we generally clean and de-gas the tank and issue a gas free certificate. After the fuel tank removal process the tank is ready for removal from the site either whole with crane assisted haulage or our team of engineers will use a combination of hot cutting with a gas torch or cold cutting with industrial steel nibblers and reciprocating saws. Either way, we will issue a waste transfer notice for the waste material and any fuel oil removed as part of the cleaning and gas freeing process.

Our usual oil and fuel tank removal procedure after initial contact is as follows.

Other services that we carried out include:
Our services are customer focused and we are happy to tailor a works specification to meet each of our client's individual requirements.

Based in the central south of England allows our engineers to carry out commercial fuel and oil tanks work from the Midlands and areas to the south including Warwickshire, Northampton, Bedfordshire, Buckingham, Hertfordshire, Gloucester, Oxford, Berkshire, Middlesex, Somerset, Bristol & Avon, Wiltshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Sussex, Surrey, Kent and London.

Domestic oil tanks, because of the cost of travel are restricted to more local areas, typically Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset, Hampshire and parts of Berkshire. For areas outside this region, please call us as we'll know the right people to contact for a clean and compliant decommissioning service.

Should you wish to discuss your requirements further or have a query regarding prices/costs or to arrange a site visit to assess your oil tank removal or fuel tank removal, please call us now or contact us via email.