A Snapshot of Our Services
If you have questions on how Petroleum Management can assist you with your storage tank systems, call us at 781-245-3305
Fuel Analysis and Treatment
Fuel analysis was first used after World War II as a preventative measure by the United States Railroad to monitor the condition of its train’s engines and engine components. It proved to be a vital tool in maintaining the locomotives. Through extensive analysis of used oils, the practice found sm
UST A/B Tank Inspections
We are Certified UST A/B Operators here at Petroleum Management Services (PMSI). What does that mean to you? The definition of A/B Operators, according to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection is as follows: A class A operator may be the owner/operator, an employee or a contrac
Underground Storage Tank Repairs and Upgrades
There are over 1 million USTs in the United States containing petroleum products or other hazardous materials. Even with all the new technology and regulations created to avoid dangers of leaking tanks, proper maintenance is crucial to reduce the risk of future leaks. With 50% of the American
Generator Day Tank Services
An emergency generator is only good if it works at the moment you need it. Many rely heavily on generators; hospitals, municipalities and universities to name a few. An important element to an emergency generator is a dependable fuel supply. PMSI provides services for the installation, maintenanc
Fuel Tank Cleaning
It’s common knowledge that an oil change in your car is one of the most important preventative measures one can take to ensure a well running engine. It keeps the sludge from building up. The clean oil keeps the motors running smoothly. Over all, regular maintenance ensures a longer lasting machin
Aboveground Storage Tank Installation
Not many people know that Boston’s Great Molasses Flood of 1919 is what sparked Massachusetts to regulate Aboveground Storage Tanks storing anything other than water. You don’t see too many molasses storage tanks any more, but there are many uses for an aboveground storage tank. Petroleum Manage
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Baker-Polito Administration Delivers Emergency Response Trailers for Protection of Inland Waterways and Wetlands
MassDEP Program Provides Six Communities with Equipment to Enhance Oil Spill Response BOSTON - The Baker-Polito Administration today delivered new emergency spill response trailers to six inland communities to assist them in the event of spills of oil or other hazardous materials
How Mushrooms Can Save the World
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Public Support for Recycled Water in California
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Turning Wastewater into Energy- Making Sewage Treatment Centers Sustainable.
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Controlled Explosions in the Commonwealth
In the state of Massachusetts, there is a niche business of Hazardous Waste Transportation and Disposal. Companies in the Commonwealth take on a great responsibility of safely packing hazardous materials and bringing them to facilities where they are properly contained and disposed of. It's a dirty
Can the Desalination of Ocean Water Quench our Thirst?
By Margot Shellgren I had a college professor who loved to discuss ideas on how to "save the world". One memorable topic was, how can we make hydrogen fueled cars safe for the environment? Desalinating ocean water was one of our ideas. Breaking down the ocean water into its elements; salt, oxyg
What has the Department of Environmental Protection done for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2014?
Every year the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) composes a list of their accomplishments, so the tax payers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts can see what efforts are being made. Some of the topics that we found particularly intriguing are; “ The growth of Solar Ener
Oil Tank Removal VS. Oil Tank Abandonment
How do you heat your home? If you use oil to heat your home, you most likely have a large oil tank sitting in your basement, known as an aboveground storage tank (AST). While not common, some homeowners source their fuel for home heating through an underground storage tank (UST), which sits hidden i