Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is ATEX and can Oreco build according to the ATEX directives? 

ATEX consists of two European directives; Directive 1999/92/EC, also known as the 'Workplace Directive', deals with the safety and health of workers ... 

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Why choose automated oil tank cleaning instead of manual? 

Automated, non-man entry oil tank cleaning offers numerous benefits and advantages compared to conventional manual methods ...

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What kind of tanks can be cleaned using Oreco's systems? 

In principle, Oreco's systems can clean any oil storage tank regardless of its dimension and contents ...

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How do Oreco oil tank cleaning systems ensure high safety standards? 

The Oreco systems are among the safest available today. We continuously improve our systems to comply with the strictest safety standards ...

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What HSE features have Oreco taken into account in its tank cleaning and oil recovery systems? 

Every aspect of Oreco’s non-man entry tank cleaning systems have been designed with Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) in mind ...

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Who offers automated oil tank cleaning? 

Our network of partners, who are independent service providers, offers tank cleaning services ... 

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What is the downtime of a tank when using automated cleaning technology? 

When you convert from manual to automated cleaning methods, you reduce tank cleaning by weeks or even months ... 

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What is the most effective oil tank cleaning method - high or low pressure jetting? 

Studies show that low pressure jetting methods clean tanks more efficiently than traditional high pressure
methods ... 

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Is cold tapping safe and what impact does it have on the tank roof construction? 

Cold tapping is safe and the stress put on the tank is so minute that it in praxis can simply be regarded as negligible ...

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