Petroleum Program Highlights...
NEW: follow the link to a new page highlighting information for the Great Falls subdivision.
TurboTank is DEQ’s online Self Certification System for regulated underground storage tanks (USTs). There are approximately18,000 active USTs at about 6,000 UST facilities in Virginia. Turbotank is designed for the owners and operators of regulated UST facilities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Turbotank is a helpful tool to assist you, as a UST owner or operator, in learning about UST pollution prevention requirements as they may pertain to your particular UST facility. The UST Program seeks to prevent USTs from leaking by requiring owners to maintain tank spill prevention, tank overfill protection, corrosion protection on tanks and piping, release detection for tanks and piping, operator training certification, and financial responsibility. To use the system you must obtain an UST Owner ID from the DEQ staff from the Regional Office nearest you or contact Russell Ellison (804) 698-4269.
The NEWs page for the Petroleum Program provides links and information regarding the newest features about the Petroleum Program and how that might impact you. Also, there is an Interactive Mapping application which provides graphical information for release sites. This application displays cross-media geographical features including petroleum release sites, solid waste facilities, 303D impaired waters, water quality monitoring stations and more. Also, there are LINKS for related information outside the Petroleum Program that may be beneficial to the visitor.
The Virginia Petroleum Storage Tank Program provides various customer services to the Virginia community. The staff for the Petroleum Program is located at the DEQ Central Office and the regional offices around the state.
The Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) and Underground Storage Tank (UST) Compliance Inspections Programs: DEQ Central Office staff develop regulations and coordinate the statewide effort to maintain compliance with the AST/UST requirements. The staff of the six statewide regional offices conducts AST/UST compliance inspections of regulated tanks in a cooperative effort with the regulated community to protect human health and the environment.
Leaks and/or spills of petroleum and/or regulated substances into the environment must be reported to DEQ. After a release is reported, DEQ staff will work with the tank owner/operator to characterize and clean up the release. There is a Search engine located at the top of all the Petroleum Program webpages to aid in finding information about the program.
The information below is for accessing the Central Office for the Petroleum Program. Specific programs and contact information for Petroleum Programs can be found on the Regional and Central Office Contacts page.
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218