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Petroleum Storage

Petroleum Storage

Petroleum products are used in every area of our lives. They include the gasoline we use to fuel our cars, the heating oil we use to warm our homes, and the oils we use to lubricate equipment.

With so much of these petroleum products being stored and handled, the risks for damage and costly spills to the environment is high. In response, we have developed a number of guidelines and educational materials to encourage safe storage and handling practices for petroleum products.

Depending on the size and location of your tank, you may also be required to meet certain government regulations. Please consult our checklist to determine if your tank falls into this category. All regulated petroleum storage tanks are required to be installed by a certified installer.

Petroleum Storage TanksPetroleum Storage Tanks - Regulated