Petroleum Tank Management Association of Alberta

Our Mission

To promote the safe management of petroleum storage tanks in Alberta and enhance the protection of human life, health and the environment.

Our Vision

The prevention of releases to the environment with well-equipped and managed storage systems.


The PTMAA mandate is set in accordance with various legislative instruments. The Association has an Administration Agreement with the Minister of Alberta Municipal Affairs. This agreement sets the policies which ensure that functions, duties and activities delegated to the PTMAA are appropriately discharged.

Recent News

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Tank Floor Inspection Deadline ApproachingTank Floor Inspection Deadline Approaching

Vertical, single-walled tanks require floor evaluation .....

Alberta Fire Code UpdatedAlberta Fire Code Updated

Alberta Municipal Affairs published an updated Fire Code (2014) on May 1, 2015.

Flooding and Underground Storage SystemsFlooding and Underground Storage Systems

In June of 2013 communities in southern Alberta suffered severe flooding. The flood presented huge challenges for owners and opertors of storage tank systems.

Online Tank Operator Training Program AvailableOnline Tank Operator Training Program Available

The PTMAA is pleased to be offering free online training to storage tank operators in Alberta.

Penalties for Not Complying to Safety Codes Act & Fire CodePenalties for Not Complying to Safety Codes Act & Fire Code

On December 10, 2012 maximum fines for not complying with requirements of the Fire Code rose from $15,000 for first offence to $100,000.