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Volume 11
Issue 4

Published:
July 21, 2015

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.

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COMAH regulations altered under Seveso III Directive
June saw the implementation of the European Union’s Seveso III Directive, which brings some changes to the ‘Control of Major Accident Hazards’ (COMAH) regulations in the UK...
Inadequate industry standards identified in Caribbean Petroleum investigation
The response of US industry, trade and professional associations to past incidents has been inadequate to prevent similar incidents, such as the Caribbean Petroleum (CAPECO) explosion in 2009...
The fluid nature of storing oil on the high seas
With oil prices currently at a low, the demand for storage facilities is ever increasing...
A one way street
Fuel distribution and storage provider Oryx Energies jointly owns (with the Tanzanian government) one of the largest bulk import and storage sites in sub-Saharan Africa...
Turkey: interest wanes from international operators
Rising regional geopolitical tensions and conflicts are underscoring Turkey’s importance as a regional oil transit hubgiven its location between the oil rich Middle East and the Caspian region, and consuming markets in Europe...
Guideline changes for refrigerated storage tanks
The Engineering Equipment and Materials Users Association (EEMUA) has completely revised its Publication 147: “Recommendations for refrigerated liquefied gas storage tanks”...
The future's bright, the future's LNG
Within the energy sector, all eyes are firmly on LNG as a secure energy supply, and the growth of terminal andstorage capacity is testament to this trend...
Made in the USA..
Shale gas development in the US has been referred to by corporate executives as ‘a miracle’...
Opening the LNG gateway to west Texas
An LNG export terminal at the Port of Brownsville, Texas, will open up the Eagle Ford fields of south west Texas to international exports by 2020...
The ups and downs of running an LNG terminal
In its four years of operation, Europe’s youngest land based large LNG regasification terminal Gate has seen the LNG market change drastically and rapidly...
A tale of two European markets
Uniquely located to two key markets, the largest LNG terminal in continental Europe promises to put itself on the global LNG map by improving competition within the market and securing supply across the continent...
The European LNG terminal infrastructure 2015: status and outlook
In 2003 the Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) association published the first LNG map showing the location and characteristics of eight operational large-scale LNG terminals...
SINGAPORE: set to become Asia's LNG trading hub
As the leading bulk liquids logistics hub in Asia, it makes sense that Singapore is keen to also develop into an LNGtrading hub...
Tank gauging innovations improve LNG terminal efficiency and safety
Newly developed technology for tank gauging can help LNG facilities and terminals handle the ever-increasing demands on efficiency, safety and accuracy...
Vapour recovery developments in emission standards and applications
Throughout the world today, vapour recovery systems are a common sight at distribution terminals handling the transfer of products ranging from petrol to aromatics, such as benzene and xylene, and increasingly, crude oil...
Advanced data analysis increases bottom line in refined fuels sector
Operators of refined fuel terminals have a particularly huge appetite for timely data...
Improve inspection results for reliable decisions in asset management
Storage tanks are highly valuable assets that are often subjected to harsh conditions and they operate within an ever tightening regulatory landscape...
Tank inspection and calibration in South Africa
Tanks can be generically classified into two classes: pressurised tanks, such as LPG storage tanks with a design pressure of 50 kilopascals or higher, and atmospheric or low pressure storage tanks for petroleum products for example...