Turnkey Tank Cleaning
USA DeBusk provides a full line of cleaning and material processing services for aboveground storage tanks, API separators, cooling towers, retention ponds and other impoundments.
A Full Range of Integrated Services
USA DeBusk has extensive experience with a wide range of tank designs and applications, including tanks with crude, finished products, wastewater, sour water, asphalt, paraffins and other materials.
Turnkey, integrated service options include:
Circulation and chemical treatment
Degassing and emissions control
Safe, Environmentally Responsible
USA DeBusk has the management expertise, training and technology to safely operate in the most hazardous environments, including tanks with pyrophoric products, Immediately Dangerous To Life or Health (IDLH) atmospheres and structural damage.
The USA DeBusk commitment to safe operations includes:
Coordination with customer EHS, Maintenance and Inspection departments
Automated, remotely controlled equipment
API certification for tank entry
Hazard management training for Tank Entry Supervisors
Work scope designed to minimize confined space entry
Pre-project hazard identification and mitigation plan submitted for client review
Project engineering to prevent spills
Ongoing training with mentorship program for technician support
Technology & Productivity
USA DeBusk utilizes the latest automated equipment and techniques to minimize in-tank man hours, improve performance and reduce turnaround times.
Remote-controlled manway cannons, cameras and lights
Tank sweep with continuous slurry and removal
Manually operated manway jetting
Online options to keep tanks in service during cleaning
Simultaneous cleaning and degassing
Our newest robotic combination systems offer an added dimension of efficiency. A common platform is used for ROV robotics, multiple robotic manway cannons, and submersible pumping systems, providing the following advantages:
A single controller can operate multiple devices
Greater equipment versatility
Smaller physical footprint for on-site equipment
USA DeBusk teams are highly skilled at recovering valuable hydrocarbons and minimizing waste. Dewatering and decanting processes include two-phase and three-phase centrifugation, belt filter presses and plate-and-frame filter presses.
Multiple onsite processing technologies can be used to minimize waste outhaul. Vapors can be trapped and scrubbed if necessary. If needed, USA DeBusk can provide waste disposal and transportation assistance.