Underground Storage Tanks

The Environmental Protection Agency defines an underground storage tank as “any combination of tanks, including underground pipes connected thereto, that is used to contain an accumulation of regulated substances and the volume of which is 10 percent or more beneath the surface of the ground.”

Petroleum Technologies Equipment has earned a solid reputation as experts in working with commercial fuel facilities with Underground Storage Tanks.

PTE uses only the most reliable underground storage tanks such as Xerxes double-wall fiberglass tanks for safe underground storage of fuel products. Xerxes have provided customers with durable and sustainable products that protect the environment for decades. PTE can also help you determine what type of tank best fits your fuel needs.They have a proven track record along with the financial strength that assures customers that they will be around to support their industry-leading products and warranties. PTE can install small back up generator tanks to large split compartment tanks that can hold multiple types of fuel.

PTE is a state licensed contractor that holds a Tank Decommissioning License which is required to remove USTs in Illinois. Our team of experienced contractors have been removing and installing underground storage tanks for over 25 years in the Chicago Area and have worked for local governments, construction companies, industrial facilities and many others with on-site fueling.

Worried about contamination from a leaking tank? PTE has you covered and are experts at working with the Illinois LUST Fund which may help the owner or operator of underground storage tanks recoup some of the costs of removing the tanks and contamination clean up. For more information on the LUST Fund check out the following link.

Underground Storage Tanks


Is it time for an upgrade to a new fuel management system? The new fuel management software systems are very impressive and offer many different packages to meet your needs. Let PTE help you choose one that best fits your companies operational needs.


If your fuel facility is in need of repairs, PTE can help here too.
Is your fuel island in need of repair due to weather and wear and tear? We can remove the existing fuel island and put in a new fuel island. We also can repair monitors, probes or any other malfunctioning equipment,

Fuel Management and Leak Detection Systems