ABB Consulting

An international technical consultancy providing a broad range of services including integrity management, inspection services, process safety management and specialist functional services tailored for the tank storage industry.

Mr Mark Austin
Daresbury Park, Warrington, Cheshire WA4 4BT
Tel: 07715 161 245
Fax: 01925 741 212
Websites: Consulting / Training Courses / Seminars

Axiom Engineering Associates Ltd

Axiom Engineering Associates have grown successfully and consistently, and now run a global operation from our offices in Stockton on Tees, England. From inspection and preventative maintenance, through to understanding failure or problems in the structure of assets, we help clients achieve great results

Dr René A S Hoyle
14 Woodstock Court, Bowesfield Crescent, Stockton on Tees TS18 3BL
Tel: 01642 732745
Fax: 01642 732444

Bilfinger Industrial Services

A multi disciplined industrial services supplier providing a range of engineering, industrial, storage tank and specialist services.

Mr Dave Wilson
Axis House, Tudor Road, Manor Park, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1BD
Tel: 01928 530 000
Fax: 01928 571 800

CRA Europe

Conestoga-Rovers & Associates (CRA) is a Family of Companies providing comprehensive engineering, environmental consulting, construction, and information technology (IT) services

Adrian Quinn
Synergy House, Unit 1, Calverton Business Park, Hoyle Road, Calverton, Nottingham NG14 6QL
Tel: 0115 965 6700
Fax: 0115 965 5282


ERM (Environmental Resource Management) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety and risk consulting services to bulk storage sites (including COMAH registered sites).
ERM’s specialist consultants enable their clients to safely achieve their technical goals for operation through a risk based approach to COMAH compliance, establishing MATTE risks and the sustainable implementation of appropriate site safety improvement processes.
ERM’s Risk Management services range from the traditional assessment of risk within design and operation of COMAH sites to human factors and safety culture. We work closely with operators to identify, assess and reduce risk and thereby maximise competitive advantage.

Andrew Sykes
ERM, 11th Floor, 5 Exchange Quay Manchester, M5 3EF, UK
Tel: +44 (0)161 958 8833
Mobile: +44 (0)7887 763881
Fax: +44 (0)161 958 8888

GSE Systems

GSE Systems offers a range of consultancy services to support legislation and compliance requirements of special interest to Health & Safety professionals and Risk & Compliance managers.
We support all aspects of compliance with the Electricity at Work Regulations (EAWR) 1989, together with such approved codes of practice as HSG85 and Electricity at Work Safe Working Practices including Arc Flash Standards.
We provide support for DSEAR Risk Assessment and Hazardous Area Classification engineering by providing a compliance framework designed to meet UK and European requirements.
We also offer Functional Safety consultancy assisting clients with compliance in providing design and documentation for Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), Safety Integrity Level (SIL) determination and auditing of the Safety Life Cycle.

Mr Jeremy Gadd
Birch House, Three Acres, Princeton Drive, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6AJ
Tel: 01642 613622
Fax: 01642 616480

HFL Risk Services

HFL Risk Services is a leading consultancy in Process Safety Management and Loss Prevention, helping clients maintain safe, reliable and efficient operation. Specific services cover regulatory compliance, asset integrity management, human factors and leadership and management training.

Mr Julian Hought
Freeman House, Orbital 24, Oldham Street, Denton, Manchester, M34 3SU
Tel: 0161 367 2923
Fax: 0161 367 9702

Hima-Sella Ltd

Design and supply of safety critical control & automation systems up to SIL3. IEC 61508 functional safety certified engineers. We have been providing tank overfill solutions since the 1990’s. Click here for details of a recent project at Plymouth

Andy Tonge
Carrington Field Street, Stockport SK1 3JN
Tel: 0161 429 4509
Fax: 0161 476 3095

HTS Engineering Group Ltd

HTS Engineering Group specialise in delivering Electrical, Control and Instrumentation (EC&I) systems. Our services are focused on Instrumented Control and Instrumented Safety Systems for the Tank Storage Industry
Implementation of Functional Safety Lifecycle documentation and safety systems as per IEC 61508 & IEC 61511.

Mr Martin Hold
17 Beeston Court, Stuart Road, Manor Park, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1SS
Tel: 01928 238 360

Inspection Consultants (InCon) Limited

Incon is a supplier of specialist storage tank and pipeline inspection services, including EEMUA 159, API 653 and API 570 delivering a full turnkey inspection solution of critical assets.
Our advanced NDT products include Silverwing Floormap VS2i floor scanners and Scorpion dry probe UT crawler systems providing accurate high speed corrosion mapping of storage tank floors and shells.

Mr Neil Edge
Terrace Factory, Rossfield Rd, Ellesmere Port CH65 3BS
Tel: 0151 356 5666
Fax: 0151 357 4181

P & I Design

Process & Instrumentation Design Consultants with specific experience in Terminal Automation and Safety Shutdown Systems.

Mr Dave Ransome
2 Reed Street, Thornaby,Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 7AF
Tel: 01642 617444
Fax: 01642 616447

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Parsons Brinckerhoff delivers Consultancy, Technical Services and Project Services into the Oil Storage Industry. We specialize in the provision of technical support to Oil & Gas producers, transporters, storage companies, transmission and distribution network operators, developers and investors, asset managers, national governmental bodies and industry regulators. Our project-lifecycle expertise covers strategic planning, consulting, development, engineering and construction of oil and gas storage, transmission and distribution pipelines and associated network infrastructures. We support all health, safety and environmental legislative requirements and advise on all Technical Safety and Reliability requirements associated with Oil and Product Derivatives, natural gas LNG, LPG, projects.

Glenn Halton
Manchester Technology Centre, Oxford Road, Manchester, M17AD
Tel: 0161 200 5000
Fax: 0161 200 5001

Project Design Engineers Limited

Established in 1989, Project Design Engineers Ltd. (PDE) is a multi-discipline engineering consultancy providing innovative solutions to a range of industries, throughout the UK, Ireland and further afield.
We offer a range of services, from front-end engineering studies through to full-turnkey project solutions. With full in-house capability and an engineering resource of over 45 highly-skilled engineers, Concept to Commissioning is most certainly within our remit.

Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil & Structural Engineering, Instrumentation, Control & Automation (ICA), PLC/SCADA, Project Management, Design & Build, COMAH, DSEAR, HAZOP, Health & Safety, FEED Studies, Detailed Engineering, Hydraulic & Stress Analysis for Piping Systems, 3D Modelling of Facilities & Piping Systems.

Nikki Foster-Irvine
Enkalon Business Centre, 25 Randalstown Road, Antrim BT41 4LJ
Tel: 028 9448 3000

Ramboll Environ

A truly multi-disciplinary engineering, environmental and safety consultancy, providing bespoke consultancy services to the onshore, bulk storage and offshore sectors. We listen closely to our client’s needs, forming responsive teams that can be relied upon on to address the most complex challenges. From over 300 offices in 35 countries we provide comprehensive services to the bulk storage industry – from master planning to tank and containment design. Our environmental specialists are at the forefront of applying the latest CDOIF techniques in environmental risk tolerability assessment, environmental cost benefit analysis, habitat damage and recovery assessments and environmental modelling to support COMAH operators.

Andy Goddard
Ramboll Environ
Box House
SN13 8AA
United Kingdom

Tel: 01225 748420
Fax: 01225 748421


Specialises in the application of risk assessment to develop or improve the management of safety, environment, health and business risk

Mr Damien Williams
P.O. Box 3315, Chester, CH4 8YR
Tel: 01244 674 612
Fax: 01244 343 413

R B Plant Construction Ltd

Consultants and Contractors for the comprehensive provision of Inspection / Study / Design / Management / Construction / Commissioning and Training Services for
the downstream fuel storage industry

Mr Simon Bishop
R B House, The Square, Lenham, Maidstone Kent ME17 2PG
Tel: 01622 858387
Fax: 01622 858920

SoftSols Group

SoftSols Group provides specialist software and services that deliver easy to use, yet very powerful maintenance management solutions. We have a 27 year successful track record of providing customer focussed innovation for asset and maintenance management. We provide affordable and extremely flexible solutions to the tank storage sector and many other sectors across the globe.

Tim Tunnard
Matrix House, Bradford Road, Wrenthorpe, Wakefield, WF2 0QH
Tel: 01924 200344
Fax: 01924 200418

Stopford Energy & Environment

Stopford is an international energy and environment consultancy providing innovative multi-disciplinary solutions to a global market. We have extensive experience working with large multi-nationals encompassing a breadth of sectors, including Fuel Storage & Distribution. We specialise in Design, Feasibility, FEED, DD, Regulation & Policy, Health & Safety, Planning & Permitting, Client Owner Engineer, Education & Training.

Custom House,
Merseyton Road,
Ellesmere Port,
CH65 3AD

Contact: Heather Guanaria – Business Development Manager
Tel: 0151 357 7740
Fax: 0151 345 8087

Strategic Corrosion Management

Corrosion and Fabric Maintenance Management specialists and consultancy, SCM design, deploy and maintain the best planned and most effective systems in Corrosion Mitigation and Control.
RISCm – Risk, Integrity & Strategic Corrosion Management (RICSm). Turnkey software package integrating Corrosion, Fabric Maintenance and Objective-Evidence-of-Integrity into one homogeneous tool-set.
Effectiveness Audit – Identify where policies, strategies and application of asset maintenance could be more effective.
Corrosion Helpline – Up to 2 hours of free support for all corrosion queries (subsequent charges apply)
SafetMark™ – Rapid fit pipe and cable markers (Line Content/Colour Code/Flow Direction/Description/Customisable) The most cost effective solution for pipe marking.

Marc Dabbs
10 Enterprise Court, Crosland Park, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 1LZ
Tel: 01670 736662

TouchStar Technologies Ltd

TouchStar Technologies Ltd has its headquarters in Manchester (United Kingdom) from which it supplies and services its own range of mobile computing hardware and associated application software to fuel sector users around the world. Current users benefiting from TouchStar solutions include BP, Amoco, Shell, SHV/Calor, Total, Morrisons etc. Core solutions comprise;
• ATEX certified mobile computing hardware
• Dedicated application software to the fuel sector
• Middleware to enable integration to ERP / wider business systems
• Solutions for fuel distribution, telematics & tracking, tank telemetry, aircraft refuelling and upstream data capture
• Bespoke hardware / software development capability

Michael Turner, Group Marketing Manager
7 Commerce Way, Trafford Park, Manchester M17 1HW
Tel: +44 (0) 161 8745050
Fax: +44 (0) 161 8745088

Waterstons Limited

Waterstons is a Business and IT consultancy providing a unique blend of creative and proactive services to customers nationwide. We possess expertise in both business and IT using these skills to achieve performance through the use of technology for our customers. We always ensure that quality and customer satisfaction are at the forefront of all projects. This is recognised in the attainment of the ISO9001, PRINCE2 methodology, and in our IIP accreditation. We recognise that people and their skills are our primary asset and that the key to superb service is capable, well trained and empowered individuals. Our strategic approach ensures technology is used to enable the delivery of objectives and drive tangible improvements

Chris Fenly
Liddon House, Belmont Business Park, Durham DH1 1TW
Tel: 0845 0940945
Fax: 0845 0940946