For decades, Willacy Oil Services has been one of the leading providers of specialist oil storage cleaning services in the UK. From their Flintshire headquarters, close to the huge Stanlow oil refinery, they quickly established a reputation as reliable exponents of oil recovery and sludge stabilisation – a reputation that soon spread to many of the UK’s other refineries. Within a few short years, their reputation spread further and by 1998, Willacy’s services were required at the Mongstat refinery in
Centrifugal force is one of the more entertaining laws of physics. Many of us have swung a bucket of water around our heads (hopefully, without spilling any) in an attempt to impress small children - indeed you may even remember it being demonstrated to you when you were young. Later on, you may have been amazed to watch the ‘wall of death’ motorcycle stunt in which a rider emerges unscathed after riding a motorbike around the vertical wall of a
Willacy personnel operate in challenging and often dangerous working environments which demand that the most stringent health and safety procedures are in place at all times. That’s why the company sought and successfully gained the coveted Occupational Health and Safety Management 18001 (OHSAS 18001) status - the internationally-accepted benchmark certifying best practice requirements for occupational health and safety in the workplace. The company’s detailed H & S management system is designed to protect the interests of staff, customers, the general
On an unremarkable industrial estate just past Queensferry in North Wales, less than a mile from the English border, lies an operation that can claim to be at the very frontier of industrial cleaning. Willacy Oil was established in 1989 by George Willacy to clean the parts of the oil industry that other cleansing companies couldn’t reach. If you’re familiar with that part of the world, you’ll know it’s dominated by the huge Stanlow refinery, the second-largest in the UK.
The use of sonar technology could "transform" the way in which sludge build-up in settlement ponds and lagoons is monitored and maintained, say industrial cleaning and waste specialists at Willacy Oil Services.