Rules & Regulations for Oil Storage Tanks

Oil storage regulations are in place to protect you, your family and the environment from harm. This guide has everything you need to know about keeping your oil tank safe and compliant with the regulations.

Domestic oil storage tanks are easy to forget about once installed, but the Environment Agency and the FPS (Federation of Petroleum Suppliers) recommend that homeowners have their oil tanks checked once per year by an OFTEC inspector.

Ensuring your oil storage tank meets the oil storage regulations and is in good condition is important when you consider the environmental impact of an oil leak and the heavy fines that can be handed out. In some cases you may even be prosecuted if you breach the oil storage regulations.

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