August 01, 2007
Tank Storage Magazine
Tank Storage Magazine is the leading industry publication dedicated exclusively to the bulk liquid storage industry. It is read by terminal managers, senior engineers, logistics/distribution managers and CEOs within oil, gas and petrochemical facilities as well as third party terminal operators.
Advantages of internal floating roofs
There was a time, 50 years ago, that most hydrocarbon storage tanks had internal floating roofs (IFRs), not because they were an environmental requirement but because they were good for business. In the 1920s the petroleum industry began putting floating roofs on crude oil and petroleum products t...
Taking a closer look
The number of incidents that have happened as a result of tank corrosion have diminished significantly over the past few years. But when a tank failure does occur, it can be disastrous, so regular tank inspection is vital. Since April 1999 when the Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) regu...