Professional Oil Tank Removal From Start To Finish

Action Oil TanksOil Tank Removal Process

What does Action Oil Tanks do?

Action Oil Tanks will perform a tank search to homes in the Lower Mainland of BC to verify the presence of an oil tank. Our Technicians are fully trained and qualified Hazardous Materials experts. Upon finding an oil tank on the property we will explain the process necessary for removal of the tank and will offer a free quote on tank removal, and removal of all hazardous wastes associated with the tank. The contaminated soils are sent to a proper soil remediation centers and are not sent to landfills or used as fill!

Our Process

  1. Search & Locate Oil Tank on the property.
  2. Action Oil Tanks will arrange all necessary permits, including any required inspections.
  3. We will properly dispose of any hazardous waste, as well as the removal of the tank, and the cleanup of any debris.
  4. After the removal of the old tank, we will back-fill the excavation with environmentally approved material.
  5. Provide a written letter certifying that the tank removal was taken care properly.

If you have a tank that has leaked and contaminated the soil, authorized soil cleanup and disposal will be required, Action Oil Tanks will arrange for:

  1. Required soil testing
  2. Soil removal and disposal
  3. A professional Engineer who can provide a certificate of compliance, and any other required reports. (There may be additional charges associated with these services.)

Why Remove an Oil Tank?

Many new homeowners write the removal of an oil tank into the sales agreement as they do not wish to purchase a home with potential future problems. The longer the tank stays in the ground, the worse the problem will get.


Oil Tank Removal Process

Customer Reviews

Thanks for your effort alone and explaining things in a very professional manner. We are pleased with the results and will definitely pass on your company’s name as a very competent and reliable service. Carry on the good work.
John Worsley
Thank you for your hard work and professionalism in removing the oil tank from the property. The guys on site were fantastic and I will recommend Action Oil Tanks in the future.
Lean Maclnnis, Re/Max Treeland
Thank you so much for your amazing work. You made a very difficult situation as painless – and mess-less – as possible.
Maureen & Alan Baylen
Thank you for taking care of the oil tank removal at the property. You did a great job walking us through the process, it’s obvious that you take pride in what you do.
Bradon Larson, Royal LePage
Thank you so much for you continued support. It is always so appreciated and I will continue to champion your company.
Leslie McDonnell, Property Sales Vancouver


We carry full WCB coverage, so you can rest assured that the job will be done right.