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Oil installation inspections from SGS — ensure the safety, functionality and integrity of your oil installations and comply with current legislation.

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Oil installations are subject to strict regulation to ensure they are safe, reliable and suitable for use. To ensure compliance, they must undergo a comprehensive program of regulatory inspections.

Regulations for Oil Installations, approved by Royal Decree 1523/1999, state that the following inspections are required:

For own consumption
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FOR SUPPLY TO VEHICLES
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Single-walled underground tanks Tightness Test: 1 to 10 years Tightness Test: 1 to 10 years
With product Every 5 years Every year
Empty, clean, degassed and thickness measurement Every 10 years Every 5 years
Tanks Repair Immediate repair
Buried pipes Every 5 years
(First up to 10 years)
Every 5 years
(First up to 10 years)
Review of facilities area Every 5 years (Inst. with project)
Every 10 years (Inst. without project) *
Every 5 years (Inst. with project)
Every 10 years (Inst. without project)*
Installation inspection Every 10 years (Inst. with project) Every 10 years (Inst. with project)

*OCA Performances or other agents, (such as maintainers or installers)

According to the ITC MI- IP01 Rules for oil installations, approved by Royal Decree 1562/1998, the following inspections are required:

  • Inspection every 10 years for storage parks

Why choose oil installation inspection services from SGS?

As the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, we have unrivaled experience in performing inspections of oil installations. We are an accredited provider of oil installation inspection services, with the tools and expertise to ensure that your oil installations comply with all applicable regulations.

Contact us to find out how you can ensure the safety of your oil installations and demonstrate regulatory compliance.