Specialized Solutions 

Our extensive experience performing industrial tank cleaning services, industrial tank processing and maintenance enables us to minimize time onsite, safely handle waste, recover valuable hydrocarbons and eliminate unnecessary expenses.  

Leading Technology and Performance 

Republic Services is focused on developing and employing innovative technologies that expedite and improve oil recovery from petroleum sludge. Processing crude and heavy residual oil, our centrifuge system helps remove the solid content, and gives our customers their cleaner, valuable oil in return. At oil refineries, petroleum terminals, tank farms, chemical companies, and public utilities, we employ the high standards of performance that the industry has come to expect.  

Our Capabilities  

  • Thermal destruction 
  • Tank/vessel cleaning/desludging
  • Tank/vessel degassing services 
  • Petrochemical tank cleaning 
  • Water tank industrial cleaning services 
  • Ultra-high-pressure door cutting 
  • Surface preparation for API 653 inspections 
  • Tank abandonment/removal 
  • Temporary product storage
  • Stack disk centrifuge systems
  • Robotic (non-entry) cleaning 
  • Decanter centrifuge systems 
  • Chemical circulation for asphalt tanks 
  • Decommissioning and demolition 
  • Oil water separator, trench and catch basin maintenance 
  • Site assessment 

Confined Space Cleaning, Decommissioning and Removal 

Republic Services’ staff includes certified above/below ground tank installers, pipefitters and qualified personnel to perform a full range of tank services including pumping residual materials, cleaning and decontamination, installation and removal.  

Our experienced workforce also specializes in all aspects of manned and non-manned confined space entry and rescue for tank and vessel cleaning. Equipped with a range of breathing apparatus and gas monitoring equipment and thoroughly trained in water-tight procedures and safety systems, our crews ensure tank work is performed with the highest regard to safety and efficiency. 

Confined Space Cleaning includes: 

  • Oil and gas, petrochemical, power, utilities, distilleries, marine 
  • Drain and sewer cleaning 
  • Storm sewers and piping infrastructure 
  • Cargo tanks, mud tanks, ballast tanks, production separators, silos, fuel tanks, ducts, boilers and septic tanks 
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Why Republic Services?

  • Extend usable life of tanks 
  • Ensure safe and efficient operations
  • Compliant waste disposal of all tank waste across nationwide network of owned and operated disposal facilities 

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Leading the Way in
Environmental Services

At Republic Services, we’re dedicated to creating a cleaner, safer, healthier world for all. Working with our customers, we provide solutions that make businesses more efficient while taking care of the planet – and protecting the bottom line.

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