A series of handy information sheets and guidelines have been produced by OFTEC, the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers and the Environmental Alliance,  to assist in the siting, installation and ongoing maintenance of oil tanks.

These are free to download and can be viewed by clicking the links below. 

OFTEC Technical Information Sheets and Guidance

The Oil Firing Technical Association (OFTEC) is the trade association for the oil heating, cooking and fuel tank industry in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland.

OFTEC Home Guide to Domestic Oil Tank Feed Pipes

OFTEC Home Guide To Domestic Oil Tanks

Much more information can be found on the OFTEC Consumer Home Guides page

If you don't find the answer to your query, you can call OFTEC on 0845 65 85 080. Please note a charge may be levied for the resolution of more complex queries.