Waste Oil Storage Tanks

Waste Oil Storage Tanks

Make your waste oil heater or boiler even more effective

Everything about our used oil storage tanks is designed specifically for used oil, which means they're engineered to support waste oil heating. For example, our tanks are the only ones with fuel pick up six inches from the base. Because oil rises to the top, this guarantees that your fuel line will never pick up the wrong liquid (such as water or antifreeze). Also, the tanks' low drains make it easy to eliminate naturally separated liquids. Our used oil storage tanks also include a low-fuel cut off the keeps the furnace from calling for fuel when the tank is empty. The result? Your furnace doesn't lose prime and you don't have to deal with the associated nuisances.

130 Gallon Tank130 Gallon Used Oil Storage Tank

Our 130 gallon tank is perfect when you want a tank-mount system but have minimal floor space. It's also ideal for supplementing another storage solution.

250 Gallon Tank250 Gallon Used Oil Storage Tank

Our most popular used oil storage tank, this 250 gallon tank is perfect for any installation. It is also available with a double wall.

275 Gallon Tote275 Gallon Tote

Designed specifically for temporary storage, this metal-encased tote can be moved with a forklift or pallet jack. It also includes a see-through level and drain valve for contaminants.

295 Gallon Tank295 Gallon Used Oil Storage Tank

Perfect for almost all shop sizes, our 295 gallon tank gives you plenty of fuel storage capacity without taking up too much space.

500 Gallon Used Oil Storage Tank

When you need to store large amounts of fuel, this is the tank for the job. Our 500 gallon tank offers all the durability of our other models on a bigger scale. It also comes with a double wall.

70 Gallon Tank

70 Gallon Used Oil Storage Tank

Ideal for saving space, this small indoor tank can be used to hold fuel transferred in from a larger tank outside.

Emergency Vent Cap

Emergency Vent CapRequired by local codes in some states, this safety feature helps keep your tank from reacting in case of a fire. Should high heat cause the oil in your tank to expand, this cap allows air to escape from the tank and relieve that pressure instead of exploding. It fits all tanks 250 gallons and larger and complies with local codes and regulations.

Low Fuel CutoffLow-Fuel Cutoff

This safeguard helps you avoid frustration and downtime by alerting the system to turn off when oil is low.

Tank Gauge

Tank GaugeDesigned for convenience and easy visibility, our tank gauge lets you see exactly how much oil is left in your tank. By allowing you to prepare ahead of time, it helps you avoid the hassle and time of re-priming an empty tank.


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4 Levels of Oil Disposal

The best way to appreciate the value of reusing waste oil as a heating fuel is to understand what the alternatives are. As you already know, every gallon of used oil not burned onsite requires alternative disposal. What you may not know is that each alternative comes with its own potential business and environmental costs. (Keep in mind, the business that generates the oil is liable for any problems that happen during transportation of that oil.)

On-Site Recycling
Used oil is stored onsite and burned as heating fuel. It's the most environmentally friendly alternative with the lowest environmental and business risks.

Unregulated Disposal
This happens when oil is dumped down a storm drain, into a stream or onto the ground. Obviously, this is by far the worst option and no one thinks this is a good idea.

Industrial Plant Fuel
In this case, used oil is removed from the site where it was generated by a hauler. It's transported to a collection facility (use of energy, generation of emissions), processed (use of energy, generation of emissions) and then hauled (use of energy, generation of emissions) to an industrial burner where it's reused as fuel. This option accounts for where 70% of used oil ends up.

With this option, used oil is removed from the generator site by a hauler (use of energy, generation of emissions), transported to a refinery, processed (use of energy, generation of emissions) by a refiner and resold as base stock (use of energy, generation of emissions).Up to 40% of the used oil that is not re-refinable still must be disposed of.

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