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Issue Contents


Volume 2
Issue 4

Published:
December 1, 2006

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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GLENPOOL FIRE SETS PERFORMANCE BENCHMARK
North America saw one of its worst petrochemical fires earlier this year when a lightning strike ignited a tank at a major fuel depot operated by US-based Explorer Pipeline Company in the small town of Glenpool...
PROFILE: DOVECHEM
There is probably a fable somewhere in the Far East about a gentle Dove and a mighty Tiger...
STOCWATCH: STOCEXPO HAT-TRICK
The exhibition is already attracting attention with companies signing up in order to ensure they can share in the region's burgeoning growth and potential...
ASIA FOCUS: THE RISING STAR
The Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s is a distant memory, for industry at least...
STOCEXPO MIDDLE EAST REPORT
Business was brisk at the first StocExpo Middle East conference and exhibition, which was held from September 11th to 12th at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai...
MOVING AND LIFTING TANKS: BALTIC TANK GETS MOVING
Baltic Tank has taken this route on several occasions, making small relocations in order to effect repairs - such as moving a 3000 cu m tank some 20 metres in order to recondition the tank bottom, and then returning it to its original position...
TANK LIFTING TECHNOLOGY
Leaking tank bottoms, spillage and pollution are serious hazards for tank farm operators and the environment...
ERECTING TANKS
In tank construction there are several ways to erect a tank. The most traditional method is to start with the tank bottom and, after that, place the first course and any next course on top of the previous one...
DUPLEX STAINLESS STEEL FERMENTATION TANKS REDUCE FINANCIAL RISK
France was late in planning the expansion, and it was not until November 2005, that the industry minister, Francois Loos, together with Dominique Bussereau,minister for agriculture discussed a doubling of production with the biofuel companies...
CALIBRATION: TWO BECOME THREE IN EUROPEAN CALIBRATION
Europe has two major calibration facilities for liquid flow meters...
UNCERTAINTIES IN SHORE TANK MEASUREMENT
Flowmeter manufacturers are sometimes asked by tank operators why there is a difference in the cumulative measurements from the flowmeters, compared to the inventory measurements from the level gauges in the tank...
COATINGS AND LININGS
Pyeroy case study SigmaKalon's developing technology New company, new products: PPG Industries...
MAINTENANCE: TANK CLEANING SYSTEM
Crude oil is usually stored in floating roof tanks with a capacity of around 5,000 m2 to 100,000 m2...
Biofuels Supplement
Brazil’s Tecbio to build two more new biodiesel plants Ethanol use charter signed in France Signing dynamics Biodiesel company announces expansion Chevron, DOE to study renewable fuels American Farm Bureau supports alternative fuel tank incentives Wireless monitoring available for alternative fuels Malaysian palm oil entities to merge Chevron Energy Solutions to prepare proposal to develophigh-efficiency ethanol plants for Ethanex Energy Biofuels – At What Cost? Biopetrol goes on sale in Wales ...
BIOFUELS FOR TRANSPORTATION
Biofuels - ethanol, sugar cane In 2005, Brazil produced 16.5 billion litres of fuel ethanol (45...
GREENENERGY: BIODIESEL IN STORE
The EU has seen rapid, and ongoing, expansion in biodiesel production to meet increased demand, as national governments put in place measures to meet biofuel usage targets set out in EU law (2% by end 2005 rising to 5...
BLENDING: RAISING THE BAR
The proliferation of biofuel blending requirements over recent years has driven forward the need for ever more sophisticated solutions for petroleum terminal and distribution operations...
HANDLING DIESEL
The chemical nature of biodiesel allows it to be blended with any kind of distillate or diesel fuel...