Annual Compliance Packet Submittal

Each year the Division of Oil and Public Safety will send a request for the Annual Compliance Packet to an owner/operator’s Primary Contact for Release Detection, Release Prevention and Operational records to be submitted within 60 days of the request.

A/B Operators for UST Facilities

An A/B Operator is an owner/operator of a UST System and they, or a representative, must be trained and certified by a A/B Operator Trainer authorized by the Division of Oil & Public Safety to know the basics of how the USTs operate, when to test, and when to report as mandated by the EPA Energy Act of 2005.

The Annual Compliance Packet will consist of:

Annual Compliance Packet - Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST)
  • Release Detection  – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Tank Monthly Monitoring – Monthly Visual Inspection
    • Line Tightness Test – Annual Line Test or Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) at .2 or.1 or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without
    • Leak Detector Test – Mechanical or Electronic
  • Release Prevention – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Cathodic Protection 3 Year (CP)
    • Cathodic Protection 60 Day Rectifier Reading
    • Overfill Devices
    • SP001 Inspection
  • Operational
    • Annual Visual Inspection
Annual Compliance Packet - Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
  • Release Detection  – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Tank Monthly Monitoring – Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) or SIR or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without or Manual Tank Gauging
    • Line Tightness Test – Annual Line Test or Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) at .2 or.1 or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without
    • Leak Detector Test – Mechanical or Electronic
  • Release Prevention – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Cathodic Protection  3 Year (CP)
    • Cathodic Protection 60 Day Rectifier Reading
  • Operational
    • Annual Compliance Inspection
    • A/B Operator Designation
    • Monthly Compliance Inspections

Annual Inspections

Equipment Inspections are required monthly and annually, whether it’s an Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) or an Underground Storage Tank (UST), by the Division of Oil and Public Safety and some other regulatory jurisdictions.

We offer assistance in following areas:

Annual Inspections - Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST)
  • Annual Inspections – Inspecting Equipment
    • Containment
    • Tank Foundation/Supports
    • Cathodic Protection
    • Tank External Coating
    • Tank Manways, Piping, and Equipment
    • Tank Roof
    • Venting
    • Insulated Tanks
    • Level and Overfill Prevention Equipment
    • Electrical Equipment
    • Tank/Piping Release Detection
    • Report to Owner/Operator if repairs are needed
Annual Inspections - Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
  • Annual Inspections – Inspecting Equipment
    • Facility & Tank Information
    • Fill Equipment
    • Spill & Overfill Protection
    • Tank in Temporary Closure
    • Vapor Recovery
    • Submersible Turbine Pump (STP) Sump
    • ATG Port
    • ATG Console
    • Tank Interstice
    • Dispenser Hanging Hardware
    • Cathodic Protection
    • Vent Piping
    • Unattended Fueling
    • Monthly Inspections
    • Dispenser Information
    • Report to Owner/Operator if repairs are needed

Equipment Maintenance

You have equipment that needs service. What do you do to fix it?  We can help do those minor equipment fixes if you don’t have the parts, personnel or the time to make the repair.

We offer assistance in following areas:

Minor Equipment Replacement
  • Nozzles
  • Hoses
  • Breakaways
  • Breakaway Hoses
  • Swivels
  • Filters

Emergency Response Spill Kits

You have had a spill. What do you do to clean it up? Having a Spill Kit on hand can save the owner/operator a significant amount of money over the long haul in cleanup costs. Not to mention it is a regulatory requirement. Know what to do when this happens.

We offer assistance in following areas:

Large - Universal Drum 55 Gallon Spill Kit
  • UN approved 55-gallon drum with lever lock
  • (50) 15″ x 19″ Pads
  • (4) 3″ x 12′ Sorbent Socks
  • (8) 18″ x 18″ Pillows
  • (1) Pair Nitrile Gloves
  • (1) Emergency Handbook
  • (1) Goggles
  • (5) Disposal Bags
Medium - Universal Drum 20 Gallon Spill Kit
  • UN approved 20-gallon drum with screw-top lid
  • (12) 15″ x 19″ Pads
  • (3) 3″ x 12′ Sorbent Socks
  • (2) 18″ x 18″ Pillows
  • (1) Pair Nitrile Gloves
  • (1) Emergency Handbook
  • (1) Goggles
  • (3) Disposal Bags
Small - Universal 5 Gallon Spill Kit
  • Compact – Store in cabinet or hang from hook
  • (10) 15″ x 19″ Pads
  • (2) 3″ x 4′ Sorbent Socks
  • (1) Pair Nitrile Gloves
  • (1) Instructions
  • (1) Disposal Bag

Monthly Inspections

Equipment Inspections are required monthly whether it’s an Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) or an Underground Storage Tank (UST), by the Division of Oil and Public Safety and some other regulatory jurisdictions.

We offer assistance in following areas:

Monthly Inspections - Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST)
  • Monthly Inspections – Inspecting Equipment
    • Primary Tank
    • Piping
    • Double Wall Tank
    • Containment
    • Other Conditions
    • Report to Owner/Operator if repairs are needed

 

Monthly Inspections - Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
  • Monthly Inspections – Inspecting Equipment
    • Spill Bucket
    • Tank Interior
    • Vapor Recovery
    • Dispenser Hanging Hardware
    • Leak Detection
    • Report to Owner/Operator if repairs are needed

Operator Education

Operator education can happen several ways, first and foremost, we want to safeguard each owner/operator by providing them with accurate information and resources.

We offer assistance in following areas:

Regulatory Requirements
  • What the regulations means
  • Your requirements based on your equipment
  • When to test you systems
  • Steps to have a successful interaction with the regulatory community
  • What is your role and responsibilities
Reporting Requirements
  • When you need to report a suspected or confirmed release
  • What records you need to submit based on the request and when
  • Who to contact when an issue arises
  • Who is responsible for reporting and monitoring
Equipment Requirements
  • How the equipment works – pros & cons
  • What the equipment does
  • What are the equipment testing requirements
  • Who can make repairs, replace or upgrade equipment

Regulatory Enforcement Negotiations

The Division of Oil and Public Safety sent a request to you, the owner/operator, but you failed to act or you have not completed the test or equipment repair when it was required. What happens then? The Division of Oil and Public Safety will issue a Notice of Violation. Know what to do when this happens. Knowing how to deal with the regulatory community is key to getting back “In Compliance”.

We offer assistance in following areas:

Regulatory Enforcement Negotiations - Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST)
  • Registration
  • Installations/Upgrades
  • Annual Compliance Packet Submittal
  • Compliance Inspections
  • Temporary Closures
  • Closures
Regulatory Enforcement Negotiations - Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
  • Registration
  • Installations/Upgrades
  • Annual Compliance Packet Submittal
  • Compliance Inspections
  • Temporary Closures
  • Closures

Compliance Testing Reviews

Equipment testing has been completed but do you know what the reports are saying? Is it “passing” or is there a problem? The systems are required to “Pass” whether it’s an Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) or an Underground Storage Tank (UST), by the Division of Oil and Public Safety and some other regulatory jurisdictions. Know what to do when a system “Fails” or is “Invalid” or is “Inconclusive”. Knowing what the system test means can help you understand and prevent releases.

We offer assistance in following areas:

Testing Reviews - Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST)
  • Release Detection  – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Tank Monthly Monitoring – Monthly Visual Inspection
    • Line Tightness Test – Annual Line Test or Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) at .2 or.1 or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without
    • Leak Detector Test – Mechanical or Electronic
  • Release Prevention – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Cathodic Protection 3 Year (CP)
    • Cathodic Protection 60 Day Rectifier Reading
    • Overfill Devices
    • SP001 Inspection
  • Operational
    • Annual Visual Inspection
Testing Reviews - Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
  • Release Detection  – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Tank Monthly Monitoring – Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) or SIR or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without or Manual Tank Gauging
    • Line Tightness Test – Annual Line Test or Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) at .2 or.1 or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without
    • Leak Detector Test – Mechanical or Electronic
  • Release Prevention – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Cathodic Protection 3 Year (CP)
    • Cathodic Protection 60 Day Rectifier Reading
  • Operational
    • Annual Compliance Inspection
    • Monthly Compliance Inspections

Scheduling Regulated Equipment Tests

Equipment testing is required whether it’s an Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) or an Underground Storage Tank (UST), by the Division of Oil and Public Safety and some other regulatory jurisdictions. Some tests are required monthly, bi-monthly, annually, bi-annually and some every three years depending on the equipment.

We offer assistance in following areas:

Scheduling Regulated Equipment - Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST)
  • Release Detection  – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Tank Monthly Monitoring – Monthly Visual Inspection
    • Line Tightness Test – Annual Line Test or Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) at .2 or.1 or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without
    • Leak Detector Test – Mechanical or Electronic
  • Release Prevention – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Cathodic Protection 3 Year (CP)
    • Cathodic Protection 60 Day Rectifier Reading
    • Overfill Devices
    • SP001 Inspection
  • Operational
    • Annual Visual Inspection
Scheduling Regulated Equipment - Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
  • Release Detection  – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Tank Monthly Monitoring – Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) or SIR or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without or Manual Tank Gauging
    • Line Tightness Test – Annual Line Test or Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) at .2 or.1 or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without
    • Leak Detector Test – Mechanical or Electronic
  • Release Prevention – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Cathodic Protection 3 Year (CP)
    • Cathodic Protection 60 Day Rectifier Reading
  • Operational
    • Annual Compliance Inspection
    • Monthly Compliance Inspections

Troubleshooting Systems

Equipment testing has been completed but is there a problem? The systems are required to “Pass” whether it’s an Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) or an Underground Storage Tank (UST) or, by the Division of Oil and Public Safety and some other regulatory jurisdictions. Know what to do when a system “Fails” or is “Invalid” or is “Inconclusive”. Knowing how to troubleshoot the system can get you back into operation fast and remain “In Compliance”.

We offer assistance in following areas:

Troubleshooting Systems - Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST)
  • Release Detection  – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Tank Monthly Monitoring – Monthly Visual Inspection
    • Line Tightness Test – Annual Line Test or Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) at .2 or.1 or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without
    • Leak Detector Test – Mechanical or Electronic
  • Release Prevention – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Cathodic Protection 3 Year (CP)
    • Cathodic Protection Rectifiers
    • Overfill Devices
Troubleshooting Systems - Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
  • Release Detection  – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Tank Monthly Monitoring – Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) or SIR or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without or Manual Tank Gauging
    • Line Tightness Test – Annual Line Test or Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG) at .2 or.1 or Interstitial Monitoring with sensor or without
    • Leak Detector Test – Mechanical or Electronic
  • Release Prevention – if applicable – based on the equipment at the location
    • Cathodic Protection 3 Year (CP)
    • Cathodic Protection Rectifiers

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