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Issue Contents

Volume 12
Issue 5

September 22, 2016

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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Uncovering America's hidden storage gem
Centurion Midstream is harnessing the strategic and logistical advantages of the Delaware Basin through the development of a series of terminal assets Straddling the US and Mexican border, Brownsville in Texas is perfectly placed to serve a recently de-regulated Mexican energy market and Centurion Midstream is capitalising on these new market dynamics...
The future of crude by rail for America's oil markets
Crude oil volumes transported by rail plummeted last year. Additionally, it was one of the worst yearsfor rail accidents in the US...
The best of both worlds
Despite low prices and the potential for competing storage activity from other countries, high global production and an end to the US export ban certainly favour US storage in general — and the Gulf region in particular...
Midstream assets for the most active energy market
The shale oil revolution, liberalisation of Mexico’s energy sector and an established demand market have provided Jefferson Energy Terminal with the foundations to expand further in the Gulf Coast The US storage market has remained active and robust, thanks largely to the shale oil revolution, continued refineryexpansion and the recent liberalisation of Mexico’s energy sector...
It's all in the balance
Supply and demand interplays are starting to balance out as global production tightens, Energy Aspects’ Dominic Haywood considers how this will impact the US tank storage sector To successfully examine the impact of crude oil supply and demand balances in the US on the tank storage sector,it is important to understand the relationship between price, inventory and balances, and the numerous factors that can affect these, as well as the different market players who affect them...
Shale: Amercia's energy revolution
The American energy revolution is a shale energy revolution. According to the US Department of Energy, ‘up to95% of new wells drilled today are hydraulically fractured, accounting for more than 43% of total US oil production and 67% of natural gas production’...
Oil supply and storage capacity continues to expand
The shale revolution continues to drives storage capacity expansion in the US despite market volatility from the fluctuating oil price Volatility remained intense for the oil market in 2016, with crude prices caught in the ebb and flow of hope and reality, and under increasing pressure from a continued expansion in a global oil supply glut...
The force awakens - the impact of US crude oil exports
With the remove of crude oil export restrictions, market forces are expected to stimulate more exports of US crude as the country re-enters the global export market In December 2015 Congress passed a bill to lift the 40-year ban on US crude oil exports...
Blanketing tanks against the freeze
When it comes to tank storage and piping systems it is always best to prepare well in advance for the colder, winter months and have a freeze protection plan in place Even the most durable and well-constructed tanks cannot handle cold conditions without some extra protection...