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Volume 3
Issue 2

Published:
June 1, 2007

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.

STOCEXPO REVIEW: Reviewing the latest StocExpo Europe event in Antwerp 20-22 March.
With a slightly southward change of location and an upward change of size, March saw StocExpo 2007 go to the charming Belgian city of Antwerp for three packed days...
FRENZY HITS STORAGE CONSTRUCTION IN US
While corrosion, emissions, leaks and spills continue to be major challenges in the bulk liquid storage industry in the US, 2007 is still turning into a big year for consolidation and expansion...
HOUSTON PREPARES FOR ILTA
The 27th International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) Operating Conference and Trade Show will take place in Houston, Texas from 11-13th June 2007...
GROWING WITH THE TIMES
The 27th International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) Operating Conference and Trade Show will take place in Houston, Texas from 11-13th June 2007...
PREVENTION IS ALWAYS BETTER THAN A CURE
In an industry as potentially dangerous as fuel storage, health and safety needs to be more than just a message on the noticeboard...
LASTFIRE UPDATE
Approximately 12 years ago, recognising the need to have validated data on the risks associated with fires in large, open top floating roof storage tanks, 16 oil companies joined together to form a project group to thoroughly investigate the issue...
SHUNTS CAN TRIGGER FIRES
Companies from BP and Shell to ExxonMobil and ConocoPhilips are adopting a new grounding technology known as Retractable Grounding Assembly...
VALVE ACTUATORS - VITAL ELEMENTS FOR FIREPROOFING AND OVERALL PLANT SAFETY
In any oil and gas installation the requirement for safety is paramount and recent accidents at refinery and tank farm sites offer vivid illustrations of the catastrophic consequences of such events...
RECENT ADVANCES IN AUTOMATED OVERFILL PROTECTION AND INVENTORY MONITORING
The entire industrialised world is undergoing a profound technology revolution which is dramatically benefiting the tank storage industry...
UNDERGROUND STORAGE - THE UNDERSTUDY
Industrial plants do not generally win awards for aesthetics, and tank terminals are no exception...
MIXING IT UP
In many areas of fuel processing, blending and mixing are two of the most significant, yet basic operations...
TANK CLEANING IS A DIRTY BUSINESS
It might take a year, maybe three or even five years, but at some stage in their operating life storage tanks will need to be cleaned...
LEAK DETECTION AND PREVENTION
There are many methods used to detect leaks on tanks or pipes but only some are able to prevent environmental contamination...