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Issue Contents


Volume 7
Issue 4

Published:
September 2, 2011

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.

Why taking an active role in safety is good for business
Few would disagree that the primary objectiveof any business is to make a profit – preferably a substantial one...
The Bribery Act: how does it affect you?
The Bribery Act 2010 creates two general offences of bribing another person and being bribed, and a discrete offence of bribery of a foreign public official...
As one door closes, another opens
Oil sands growth and new production from existing conventional oil reserves will drive Canadian crude oil production to about 4...
Size matters
Over the last 50 years, there were 23 boilovers worldwide, causing 198 fatalities...
Flame detection
What is a flame? Remarkably, a not so commonly asked question when ooking for a fire...
Bulk liquid storage in Turkey
Strong economic growth and Turkey’s development as a major energy transit corridor linking oil and gas resources in the Caucuses and central Asia to the European and global markets is driving a new tank storage expansion phase...
Replacing the burnt-out boiler
Located in Antwerp, Total Petrochemicals operates a high density polyethylene production plant with an overall capacity of 510,000 tonnes per year, and is capable of producing a large number of polyethylene grades using a variety of systems and producing bimodal resins...
Opening up new options
Tank foundations pose a unique challenge to designers. Tanks are typically built close to ports or rivers making product delivery to the site easier...
Countermeasures for clean water
One gallon of oil or petrol can contaminate up to 1 million gallons of water, so even small accidents and spills can have terrible affects on wildlife and drinking supplies...
Quick and efficient
3D scanning technologies have the capability to capture a vast array of 3D positions (X,Y,Z coordinates or points) that provide factual information of assets...
Assessing environmental liabilities
What does environmental due diligence include? That depends on the nature of the acquisition...
New fuels, new coatings
At first glance, tank coatings are just glorified paint, but the more one looks into the options the more complicated the subject becomes...