What are the current oil tank regulations?

<p>You can find basic information about where to site an oil tank, the minimum distances, fire protecting an oil tank and what is a suitable oil tank base in our <a href="/consumers/off-gas-grid-guides/home-guide-to-domestic-liquid-fuel-storage-up-to-3500-litres" title="Home guide to domestic liquid fuel storage up to 3500 litres">consumer home guides liquid fuel storage page</a>. However, we always recommend seeking the advice of your local OFTEC registered liquid fuel tank installer - the regulations for oil tank installation vary according to which region of the UK or Ireland you live in and there are also other environmental factors that need to be taken into account. </p> <p>To find an oil tank installer, please <a href="/consumers/find-an-oftec-registered-technician" title="Find an OFTEC registered technician">visit our Find a Technician</a> page. </p> <p>Registered technicians will find further information in technical book 3 - Domestic and commercial requirements for oil storage and supply equipment: Serving fixed combustion appliances, 2010 edition. Don't forget to check for any updates in the 'Technical resources' section of this website. </p>