Volume: 14
Issue: 5

Published:
September 11, 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


Oil market eyes November Iran sanctions hiatus

Nnamdi Anyadike examines what effect the US withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal will have on global oil markets and its impact on global trade flows The withdrawal by President Trump’s Administration’s from the Iran Nuclear Deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) o...


A new name in Cushing

Getka Energy – a crude oil logistics provider backed by an initial $250 million growth capital commitment from EnCap Flatrock Midstream – has ambitious plans for its latest purchase in Cushing, Oklahoma In the tank terminal industry – location and connections matter. These two principles guid...


Expanding the US global market share

The steady crude oil production growth in North America has heavily incentivised operators to invest in new capacity construction. Genscape’s Dylan White looks at how Texas crude storage construction forges ahead as the US expands its global market share North American crude markets experienced t...


Trade war questions temper US midstream sector growth plans

Paul Wiseman reports on how demand for midstream infrastructure in Texas is fuelling a series of construction projects,plans to develop VLCC infrastructure and the impact looming trade wars are having on the industry With rebounded oil prices boosting production, especially in the Permian Basin of ...


Safe & productive solutions for tank cleaning

Investing in vacuum truck equipment that removes wet and dry materials safely, efficiently and with the proper filtration can help increase productivity and reduce overall labour, maintenance and operating costs Vacuum trucks are widely used in tank cleaning, spill recovery and material transfer ap...


Ground improvement plays supporting role for storage tanks

When tanks are constructed and put into service, some amount of settlement occurs. This settlement is dependent upon the tank diameter, the height and weight of the product being stored, and the properties of the underlying soils. Settlement becomes problematic when it exceeds the tolerance for the ...


The RFQ - the key to a successful tank project

If you are working on a project that requires a storage tank, there are a number of factors to consider. Complex projects may require different contractors handling various scope items, making the bidding process complicated and possibly overwhelming. Front-end preparation, including RFQs, can have ...