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Issue Contents


Volume 13
Issue 4

Published:
August 30, 2017

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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Johor: Malaysia's most promising oil cluster
With Johor expected to become one of Malaysia’s major oil clusters, Benalec’s Tanjung Piai Maritime Industrial Park is poised to become an attractive storage alternative to land restricted Singapore With significant refining capacity expected to come on stream in the next two years, Johor is one of Malaysia’s most promising major oil clusters – and the government has ambitious and strategic plans for its storage capabilities too...
Riding the electric highway
As the role of the electric vehicle in the future is brought into the fore – many are questioning what impact this could have on oil demand going forward and how it will affect oil markets and the role of tank terminals...
The gateway for North East Asia trade
As the largest bulk liquid storage facility in the Ulsan industrial complex, JeongilStolthaven Ulsan tank terminal is embarking on more growth to handle greater demandfor petrol and petrol product storage Jeongil Stolthaven Ulsan is a crucial facility in Stolthaven’s network as it enables domestic and regional distribution throughout the North Asia Pacific region...
A visible sign of success
Greater trading transparency is elevating Fujairah’s importance as a global benchmark, trading and storage hub Fujairah is the natural focal point for trading activity in the Middle East and is therefore a critical hub for oil trading and storage in the region...
Creating a storage first for South Korea
Once complete the North East Asian oil hub project will make the Port of Ulsan the third largest storage hub for oil products and chemicals in the world, with 50 million barrels of capacity The Port of Ulsan is positioning itself to absorb increasing demand for storage capacity in the Asia Pacific region following a significant paradigm shift in global trade...
Going underground in Singapore
Nestled within the second largest global trading hub, the Jurong Rock Caverns facility’s unique concept allows for more storage potential within a land-constrained country When Jurong Rock Caverns opened the first phase of its underground storage solution in 2014, it achieved several firsts for the region...
Oil slump means boom time for Asian terminals
A voracious thirst for oil is fuelling demand for oil storage in the region, as Asia mops up excess crude supply...
Value added downstream logistics
A thriving demand for specialty and niche chemicals in Saudi Arabia is fuelling Arabian Chemical Terminals’ plans toexpand infrastructure at its Jubail facility...
Changing trade flows boost Mediterranean hub
The Mediterranean region is looking to enhance its strategic importance as a key trading and storage hub for Europe...
Investing in flexible storage
Tepsa’s four Spanish terminals have been flourishing over the past two years thanks to continued business and operations development...
Chemical trade flows: a growth story
The global seaborne liquid chemical trade is expected to grow to 183 million metric tonnes (MMT) in 2017...
Improving tank longevity with inspections
Operators will benefit from a longer operating life & peace of mind with a thorough inspection regime Length of service life and low maintenance are key factors in making tank storage purchasing decisions...
A wireless approach to tank level monitoring
Tank level monitoring is a critical operation within the oil and gas, chemical, and refinery markets...
The evolution of dome design
The history of dome design dates back thousands of years and has undergone significant evolution from stone, bricks and cement to steel, timber and aluminium as space-framing, lattice vaults...
Tank emissions: finding the true vapour pressure of heavy petroleum stocks
There are multiple initiatives in play in the US concerning estimation of emissions from tanks storing heavy petroleum stocks...
A new tank inspection tradition
The use of robotics as part of a tank inspection regime can reduce the process from months to days and improve personnel safety Traditional methods of tank inspection are being revolutionised with the introduction of robotics into the field, which offers a safer, cheaper and faster option for operators...
Maintenance free remote fill solution
A Romanian oil company approached OPW to provide an easy-toinstall, reliable above ground fill point solution for a new build filling station including associated internal equipment (pipework and fill caps) that would perform for the life of the site...