Standard Excellence

Welcome to Proterra. We specialize in cleaning above ground storage tanks, vessels, bullets and towers for oil and gas companies across Canada. We complete the toughest, dirtiest jobs in the country using custom-built equipment and highly skilled workers. Our top-quality service is safe, reliable and environmentally responsible.


Tank Cleaning

With safety and the environment in mind, we clean above ground storage tanks, vessels and bullets using non entry equipment such as manway cannons, tank sweeps, gama jets and circulation. We also offer customized all-inclusive service packages for confined space entry cleaning and repairs.

De-gassing and Odour Control

De-gassing ensures safe and early entry, while odour control eliminates hazards from vapour-borne substances.

Environmental preservation and containment

We are committed to protecting the environment by safely containing all hazardous material.

Specialized equipment and qualified workers

Our equipment is custom built to handle any cleaning or de-gassing job. We also provide qualified workers and experienced supervisors with full dress protocols for benzenes and NORMs.

Procedures, SWPs and codes of practice

Our quality, comprehensive procedures meet the highest standards in the world, and our code of practices are always up to date.

About Us

A clean model

Based in Airdrie, Alberta, Proterra is a single-source contractor specializing in cleaning above ground storage tanks, vessels, bullets and towers for oil and gas companies across Canada.

We operate with simple, straightforward values: work hard, work safe, and do it well. With a solid reputation for high-quality above ground storage tank cleaning, We complete each cleaning project with a custom-tailored work execution plan developed by our operations team to ensure maximum efficiency is being utilized; no project is ever the same!

Using one contractor and one set of safety documentation, our cleaning service is as efficient as it gets. Most importantly, our safety program meets or exceeds the highest safety compliance programs in the world.

Case Studies

We’re experts at cleaning all types of above ground storage tanks— from 400BBL lubricant tanks to 220’ Sour Crude and solid asphalt tanks. To highlight our range of expertise, here a few diverse tank projects we’ve successfully completed.

Engineered Equipment

Engineered Equipment

A safe and efficient clean requires custom-build equipment. In addition to custom wash units and circulation systems built to the highest standard, we offer the following:

  • Command centres
  • Safety and air supply units designed to provide supplied air, safety services and a clean work space for supervisors
  • Tool trailers
  • Specialized non-entry tools
  • Crew trucks
  • Vacuum trucks
  • Other equipment as required


You’re in safe hands

Proterra takes a proactive approach to perform every job in a safe and effective manner. We are fully committed to providing our employees and clients with the best Health, Safety, and Environmental Program’s available today. Our safety culture has been derived from working with the most stringent and engaging safety programs in the industry.

Our extensive training program ensures all employees and subcontractors comply with our company’s safety policies, rules and procedures. The health and safety of all personnel, protection of the environment, and the prevention of accidents/injuries are of paramount importance to the operation of our company.

Avetta ComplyWorks Workplace Safety Certificate of Recognition Workers Compensation Board of Alberta ISN