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Estimating the weight of a tank is important for seismic work, preventing tanks from overturning during high winds and storms, or for cost-estimating purposes. Read more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

A floating roof drain guard system reduces the risks of environmental contamination or permit violations by continuously monitoring for hydrocarbons in floating roof drain systems or dike containment. Read more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

Laser scanning technology (LiDAR) empowers API inspectors and engineers to rapidly perform comprehensive and detailed analysis of storage tanks, allowing decision makers to act quickly and confidently. Read more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

Check out interviews with Turner Industries, NISTM leadership, PALA Interstate and photos from this year's event. Read more

BIC Attends

BIC attends NISTM 2018 in Galveston, Texas. Read more

BIC Attends

BrandSafway, Flint Hills Resources attend NISTM 2018 Read more

BIC Attends

The use of cathodic protection for tanks resting on concrete pads and slabs has been utilized since cathodic protection has been used on tanks. Most owners or operators have not been aware this has been occurring, due to the thought.... Read more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

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... Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

A new innovation has been invented that will benefit many tank owners/operators that have double-bottom tanks without a high-density polyethylene, or nonconductive, liner between the old and new tank bottoms. Read more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

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

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

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. Read 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. Read more

Regulations

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. Read more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

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

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

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