Hurricane Harvey in 2017 was a grim reminder that understanding the risks and being prepared for storms before they take place is important. Indeed, the industry's performance was improved thanks to pre-planning and efforts on the part of many... more

Maintenance & Reliability

BIC, Mesa ETP, ProAct and others enjoy their time at the 20th Annual NISTM International Aboveground Storage Tank Conference & Trade Show in Orlando, Florida. more

BIC Attends

The upstream oil and gas industry relies heavily on storage tanks built to the API 12F specification. Shop-built, small, transportable storage tanks are a cost-effective solution that can help reduce overall installation costs. more


The API 2350 committee is meeting to publish the fifth edition of the Standard for Overfill Prevention Process. It will be based largely on the previous edition, will focus on expanding safety clarifications and helping the readers make sense of it. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

In the year following his inauguration, President Donald Trump has followed through on his promises made during 2016 and 2017, such as reduction of regulations and tax reform. more


External floating roofs (EFRs) are commonly used for petroleum products like gasoline, crude oil, petrochemicals and more. They are a cost-effective way of reducing losses of product to vapor and preventing the risk of fires. more


API-12F represents welded shop-fabricated steel tanks. The tank, as described in this standard, allows for uniformity, mass production and adaptability. more


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