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Volume 7
Issue 5

Published:
November 14, 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.

Cheery traders turn teary
Eighteen months ago many of the futures contracts were in contango...
Blind faith
The refining system in the US has never been the most reliable thing in the world...
API update: 2011
Tank owners and operators have faced tank inspection requirements for many years, with increasing demands for tanks to be equipped with secondary containment...
Profile: Vopak Asia
In Asia, the sector show edits resilience in the face of two major challenges that Patrick van der Voort had to deal with as soon as he joined Vopak Asia, the Singapore-based subsidiary of the Dutch oil and chemicals logistics giant, in 2008...
Asian storage still growing
There has been a noticeable increasein the number of companies entering the southeast Asian market to trade petroleum and chemical products overthe past two years...
The search continues
As the completion of Jurong Rock Caverns (JRC) nears, an operator needs to be engaged to manage, operate and maintain the facility...
Indian private ports become storage hubs
India’s Central Reserve Bank has estimated the country’s GDP will continue to grow at +7% from its earlier estimates of +8%, from 2012-2016...
Five steps to API 2350 compliance
Tank overfill incidents have resulted in loss of life and billions of dollars in damages to petroleum facilities worldwide...
Total lightning protection
Lightning protection systems for floating roof petroleum storage tanks (FRTs) should do more than just intercept incoming lightning strikes, which are still likely to cause ignition of the tanks’ contents...
Adaptable actuation aids tank storage systems
Electric actuators provide automated intelligence to operate valves and help to maintain the functionality of tanks...
Liners versus coatings
According to API, a coating is a liquid applied surface onthe outside of a storage tank and a liner is a liquid applied surface on the inside of a tank...
Minimising movement
Kuwait Oil (KOC) has taken the initative to upgrade and stabilise the still pipe where its automatic tank gauge (ATG) is mounted and the official manual tank gauging (OMTG) still pipe used to verify the accuracy of the ATG...
Wireless in Mexico
Wireless level gauging technology is a simple, yet affordable solution for monitoring product level and improving profitability...