Australian Standard AS 4897:2008 The Design, Installation and Operation of Underground Petroleum Storage Systems - Western Australia

Service summary

You must comply with this standard if you intend to store petroleum products or used oil underground. The standard sets out requirements for the design and installation of underground petroleum storage systems for the storage of petroleum products or used oil, and provides requirements for the operation, maintenance, testing, repair and re-use of new and existing underground petroleum storage systems.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Mines and Petroleum
Resources Safety

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Head Office, Resources Safety
Department of Mines and Petroleum
Resources Safety


Operating address:
Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Mailing address:
100 Plain Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004

Phone:

08 93588002

Fax:

08 93588000
ResourcesSafety@dmp.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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