Steps to take during offshore crude oil tank cleaning
Offshore crude oil tank cleaning process are complex and take a large amount of experience and skill to be carried out properly. Due to our experience in the tank cleaning sector, our services are highly sought-after.
We work with companies within the industrial sector and offshore environments to provide comprehensive tank cleaning services. Each project is different however, our process often follows similar guidelines.
Our offshore crude oil tank cleaning process
Step 1 – Removing oil/waste from the tank
In order to properly clean the tank, all materials must be removed prior to entry by one of our specialists. We are also able to remove the materials and store or dispose of these where required, we liaise with our clients on how to remove and handle the materials within the tank during cleaning.
Step 2 – Ventilation
When a member of our team is entering the tank, it is essential we ensure there is proper ventilation available. As tanks are enclosed spaces there are many risks for our team however ventilation is a key aspect of safety for our team.
Step 3 – Safety checks
There are a huge variety of safety checks which are carried out before a member of team enters the tank for cleaning. These include draining the tank, checking for flammable gases, steam connections, signage surrounding the tank and much more.
Step 4 – Enclosed space entry checklist
Something we have discussed many times in our articles, checklists for enclosed space entry are looked through and items which aren’t mentioned above are ticked off. Safety is one of the major aspects of offshore tank cleaning, for both our team and your onsite team members.
There are also many other steps our teams will make before carrying out tank cleaning, for more detailed information on the services we provide, do not hesitate to get in touch with our team.
Our crude oil tank cleaning services
At Mantank Environmental Services we provide a range of services including specialist crude oil tank cleaning in offshore environments. We have been working within the offshore cleaning sector for over 25 years, providing industry-leading services for clients in various locations.
We have invested heavily in our equipment and staff training to ensure we are able to provide extensive services. We also provide emergency-response services in cases where spillage has occurred.
Our experienced team can handle each step of the process, therefore you can feel confident when working with us.
Speak to us
If you would like to know more about the services we provide, do not hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team. We work closely with our customers to provide unmatched environmental and drainage services throughout the UK.
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