Volume: 1
Issue: 2

Published:
May 01, 2005

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.



Headlines


COMMENT

Refineries coming under pressure as demand starts to outstrip supply.


TERMINAL NEWS

Valero and Kaneb in takeovers • Nigeria expansion •; US merger • Omani joint venture • Houston bids • Saudis and Indians in talks.


TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Tank gauging contract • automation concerns try to stay ahead of the game


SECURITY

Apathy is the greatest danger to terminal operators. Cyber-attack an increasing danger.l


ILTA PREVIEW

Houston event is the biggest ever. Over 220 exhibitors, a two-day conference, workshops, supplier presentations and training courses will make up the highlights of the show.


RISK MANAGEMENT

Insurance should be the last line of defence not the only tool in the risk manager’s portfolio.


PROFILE

Valero LP’s chief says regulatory expenses, oversights and ultra low sulphur diesel oil are the main challenges that the industry has to face.


TSA PREVIEW

UK tank storage industry has its say in Coventry.


STOCEXPO REVIEW

Industry declares the first StocExpo exhibition and conference a great success.


SECONDARY CONTAINMENT

Regulations are driving the need for secondary containment additions to storage tanks.


TANK GAUGING

Equipment incompatibility a thing of the past? Dual-chamber measurement system.


LOADING ARMS

New kid on the block doing rather well.


VAPOUR RECOVERY

EU leads the way in cutting vapour emissions • Cool Sorption explains all.


TANK CLEANING/CUTTING

Automation versus hand operated cleaning machinery; new cutting technique.


SAFETY INCIDENTS

Fines levied in the US • Houston refinery had catalogue of problems • Durban port to have its own fire fighters.


REGULATIONS

Australian standards revised • EU chemicals policy review • construction permits to 2006 • tax breaks.