Volume: 14
Issue: 2

Published:
March 27, 2018

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


Shifting LNG market dynamics

As LNG markets evolve to become more flexible and increasingly more competitive thanks to a global glut, energy analyst Mahin Siddiqui examines how this has affected business LNG markets are in a state of significant flux...


The rise of the fake terminal

Whilst not a new phenomenon, fraudsters attempting to trick people out of significant sums of money are using more sophisticated techniques, prompting officials at the Port of Rotterdam to act...


Storage for a flourishing trading market

As products supply continues to skyrocket and refining and production infrastructure grows in the Middle East, Alaska International plans to build more capacity for Class A products Escalating demand for petroleum, distillates and fuel oil, coupled with a surge in oil production and additional refin...


Storage hubs: navigating unprecedented changes

Oil storage hubs have had to adapt to unprecedented market changes over the last few years – and even moreextraordinary changes are on the horizon...


Middle East storage operators buck oil price trend

Despite a drawdown in Fujairah inventory, storage operators still see opportunities ahead...


Deploying automation logic to fuel management systems

Automation of tank terminal processes at Chicago O’Hare International Airport improves operational efficiency across fuel management systems Aircraft Service International Group (ASIG), now owned by Menzies Aviation, has been the fuel system operator for the tank farm at the Chicago O’Hare Airpo...


The future is smart

Downstream process specialists Implico examine the top ten key technologies that are revolutionising the tank terminal industry Tank terminal operators are now facing major challenges: volatile crude oil prices, increased competitive pressureand numerous takeovers are demanding foresight, flexibilit...


Innovative techniques for tank storage inspection

A unique NDT method has been developed for the inspection of welds in storage tanks that not only increases operational reliability but also reduces inspection costs...


Overfill protection: A review of API 2350 4th & 5th edition

In the second of a two-part article series, Philip Myers and Brock Trotter of PEMY Consulting review the 4th and 5th editions of API 2350 and how it affects overfill standards MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PRACTICESLOCSA key step in OPP is to establish LOCs (levels of concern) as shown in Figure 3...


Jetty inspection from another perspective

Maintenance inspection of jetties is not an everyday job and has been postponed in the past...


Using sonar to fight sludge

An Interferometric sonar is now being used to provide clients with an accurate sludge volume and an image of the sludge build-up in crude oil storage tanks...


Magnetic anchors for smarter scaffolds

The annual scaffolding costs at a refinery or a tank storage company can be high, which remains the driving force behind ongoing innovations in this field...