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Underground Storage Tank Removal and Installation

Removing a buried fuel tank from your property can be a big job for you. With so many factors to consider and so many precautions to take, you need to know that the team you call on has the experience and expertise to perform the job and follow all of the requirements of the Maryland Dept. of the Environment. Thankfully, the experts at GreenTRAX, Inc. have over 25 years of experience handling underground storage tank installation and removal throughout Maryland. Our expert equipment operators have removed many tanks that other companies said is not possible. We utilize rubber track equipment to help protect the yard & driveway. 

We will provide you a complete job to include everything you need:


Tank Removal

Proper disposal of tank and liquid waste product

Soil testing - onsite and lab tests

Clean backfill dirt

Seed & straw disturbed area

Closure packet with all required paperwork


Can we just fill the tank in place and not remove it?

YES! However it is more expensive to abandon the tank in place instead of removing it. If the tank is leaking, it has to be removed anyway.

Tank/Property Surveys

If you’re not sure where your underground storage tank is, we have the equipment and expertise to locate it. If you are selling the house and the home inspector has found evidence of a buried oil tank, Call GreenTRAX, Inc. We can inspect the property and write a report of our findings.

Tank Assessments

We will be able to come and check the underground tank and we can determine the size of the tank, the orientation and how long it is (where the ends of the tank are). We can determine if the tank is under an Air Conditioner unit or sidewalk. We can determine how much liquid product is in the tank and if there is any water in the tank(which could possibly indicate a leak).

Tank Location Services

Having trouble finding your tank? Is the tank Fill pipe and or vent pipe Missing? Our team of highly trained professionals will locate it for you. We can also take the time to find the perfect spot to place your new tank whether that be aboveground or underground.

Vent Pipe/Whistle Repair & Replacement

Has your oil company told you they will no longer fill the tank due to a Non-functioning whistle vent? Call GreenTRAX, Inc. and we can help you determine if it will be cost effective & worth fixing this problem or if it is more cost effective to remove and replace the heating oil tank. If the whistle/vent does need replacing we can assist you with this.

Tank Testing & Soil Sampling/Testing

Depending on the age of your underground tank a tank test may be a good option for you, however if your tank is over 20 years old we do not recommend a tank test. Call us for more information.

If you need to have the tank checked, we would recommend a soil sample. We can perform a soil sample and auger down next to the tank and check the soil below the tank. We can then check the soil with a PID Meter and also have the soil analyzed at the lab. That way we can assess if the tank has leaked and there is contaminated soil.

Oil Pump Out & Oil Transfers

Getting a new tank installed doesn’t have to mean losing all of your current oil, we will transfer all of the good oil into your new tank. There will always be sludge in the bottom of your old tank, so we will haul that away and properly dispose of that for you. If you are getting rid of your old tank, have water in your tank or some other problem with the oil in your current tank we will come and pump that out for you and haul away for proper disposal.

If you have any questions or problems or anything that is fuel tank related and you are not sure who to call, All you need to do is pick up the phone and give GreenTRAX, Inc. a call 410-439-1085. Our customers are important, we will give you the time you require to make you feel at ease for this process. We’ll be happy to answer all of your questions and provide you with expert service. After all, fuel tank removal & installation can be a stressful process, you need a team you can trust. You need GreenTRAX, Inc.

Tank Leaking, Contamination, Remediation &
Site Cleanup

Everyone has heard horror stories about a leaking tank. Don’t worry! Call the experts at Greentrax, we make the process simple and we have performed thousands and thousands of contamination cleanup jobs in Maryland over our long history. Let us explain it to you and help walk you through the process. Whether you have an underground tank leak, aboveground tank leak, oil in your basement, oil in your sump pump, oil coming out of the tank onto the ground call us, we will help you. We have been in the sitework and excavation and grading industry for over 30 years, so we have the experienced heavy equipment operators to be able to apply our expertise in using equipment to perform the soil remediation on your project. We own all of our own equipment and trucks and are prepared to deal with your site cleanup without delay.

Well Testing

We have certified well water samplers on staff to be able to check your well water. In the event of an oil leak, if you are on well water, the MDE requires a well test be performed. You do not have to worry about calling another contractor to the site to do this, we will handle all of that for you.

Reimbursement Fund

Call our expert office staff and let us explain to you how the Maryland reimbursement program works and how to get your money back from a leaking tank.

The Maryland Department of the Environment is cancelling the reimbursement fund for homeowners with leaking heating oil tanks!

This cancellation takes effect June 30th, 2024. You need to have your buried oil tank removed NOW, so if the tank is leaking you can get reimbursed for remediation costs before the program goes away. Click here for more information on the reimbursement fund as it operates now.

We urge everyone to contact their representatives in Annapolis and the Governors office and tell them DO NOT cancel the homeowner reimbursement fund for leaking residential oil tanks! They can still renew this program before this year’s legislative session ends.

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