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Issue Contents


Volume 11
Issue 6

Published:
October 19, 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.

A one-year, 6-issue subscription costs €210/$243. Individual back issues can be purchased at a cost of €45 each.

Growing in all the right places
Increased demand, improved utilisation and higher storage rates are all helping to boost profits at Magellan Midstream...
Keeping up with demand
Following the recent acquisition of a multi-modal crude oil terminal to strengthen its impressive storage asset inventory, Arc Logistics Partners is continuing to experience significant growth...
Optimising the downstream revolution
Westway Terminals is positioning itself to take full advantage of another market shift instigated by the shale revolution...
Capitalising on liquid gold storage opportunities
Completely altering a well-established business and operations model is an exciting prospect for Millard Maritime as they look to satisfy the growing need for storage space in the central gulf of the US...
Crude connections in Houston
When crude oil production shifted up a gear and started to grow quite dramatically, Fairway Energy Partners saw an opportunity to optimise the demand for storage that would inevitably follow...
Outlook for crude and petrol prices
Massive oil oversupply is pushing prices down as commercial inventories rise – one expert analyst makes his predictions for what may come next in such a volatile market...
The implications of removing US crude export restrictions
The EIA provides an insight into the possible implications of relaxing or removing current crude oil export restrictions...
The new normal for the US oil industry
Frost & Sullivan’s Carl Larry examines the impact the shale oil revolution is having on storage in the us and how it is only good news for operators...
Flexibility of North America's key storage hubs
Investments in storage capacity and transportation means that the industry has more flexibility than ever despite crude inventories continuing to rise...
Saving time and money through advanced planning
US-based engineering and contracting company Landmark specialises in custom forming and fitting components before they are shipped to a storage facility...
Ever had a tank bottom leak?
Were you able to determine if the leak was a result of bottom or top side corrosion? Virtually all aboveground storage tank (AST) owners have had a release through the floor plates of a tank at one time or another...
A new technology for online or offline tank cleaning
By using an online tank cleaning approach a terminal operator can keep the tank in service, prevent the accumulation of tank bottoms and therefore remove the costs associated with tank downtime, loss of hydrocarbons and wastedisposal...
Guaranteed lightning protection
US-based EMP Solutions has entered into an agreement with US-based Vanguard Fire & Security Systems Oil & Gas Division, to sell, install, inspect and maintain the Halo PDCE lightning suppressor...
Progress in lightning and static protection
What have the latest revisions to NFPA 780 and API RP 545 achieved and how much work still needs to be done? Whereas lightning protection for external floating roof tanks formerly centered around shunts, recent scientific research has shown that another type of contact, the bypass conductor, is equally or more important than the shunt...
Maximising crude oil storage capacity
As the supply of oil continues to outpace global demand, crude oil storage has become more important than ever...