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Issue Contents


Volume 8
Issue 1

Published:
January 19, 2012

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.

Tank storage in the Middle East
Tank terminal capacity is being expanded at a number of sites in the Arabian Gulf region in response to growing demand for liquid fuel storage, an important share of which is being built by third party tank terminal operators...
SOCAR AURORA Fujairah Terminal commissions first tanks
SOCAR AURORA Fujairah Terminal has completed phase one of its 641,000m3 terminal and the first cargo from SOCAR Trading, Geneva is expected shortly...
PetroChinaâ
PetroChina Pipeline R&D Centre has developed a GIS-based oil-flow model for rapid predictions of the movement of spilled oil and environmental sensitivity analysis...
Selling strategy for smaller independents
Ownership of storage and terminalling assets by independent third party operators continues to rise...
Standardisation in vapour recovery
Vapour recovery units used in truck distribution depots tend to be highly standardised, related directly to the size of the depot...
Fall prevention, not just protection
Working at a height has become increasingly safer over the past few years...
Integrating loading solutions
When considering which loading arm to choose, many factors must be considered, such as the technology behind a particular manufacturer’s swivel joints, correct seal material selection, vapour recovery, dry break coupler systems, break away devices and overfill prevention...
Covering up
In the petroleum industry,chemicals are blanketedto reduce the release ofvolatile organic components(VOCs), which pose risks topeople and the environment...
A new way to dissipate electrical charge
On a fairly regular basis, certain types of tanks explode or catch fire, sometimes, but not always, during electrical storms...
Settling disputes in the UK
In any business, particularly ones which involves cross dealingswith third parties, disputes invariably arise and businessmen get involvedin legal suits...
Reducing environmental risks exposure
Over the last 50 years incidents inthe tank storage industry have included: • 23 boilovers • 138 fatalities • 547 injuries • 101 million barrels of product lost – burnt • 56 tanks destroyed • Eight industrial plants damaged...