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Above Ground Storage Tanks: Operation, Inspection & Maintenance

21 Professional Development Hours

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Select the most suitable storage tank for your application
  • Use the proper method of sizing of storage tanks of different designs
  • Solve practical problems encountered in everyday operation of the system
  • Choose the right approach to troubleshooting problems by analyzing their root cause
  • Apply the latest methodology to reduce corrosion and fouling of storage tank surfaces
  • Improve the profitability of your operation by increasing the reliability and efficiency of the unit

Above-ground storage tanks are widely used as valuable equipment for storing various petrochemical products, like crude oils and others. These fluids are, by nature flammable, and their handling poses a significant safety hazard. Storage tanks may also contain compressed flammable gases for short, medium or long-term storage.

This course will cover the most important practical issues related to selecting and sizing various types of above-ground storage tanks for various industrial applications. The course will cover their operation, inspection, maintenance and repair based on API standards and codes (API-650, API 620, API 2610, API 653). The course will emphasize technical principles and their explanations and clarifications. The course will present the best practices for efficient operation, inspection, maintenance and repair of storage tanks.

Several workshops will be included with case studies and real examples from engineering practice. They will enable the analysis of the root cause of the problems and their effective troubleshooting.

Who Should Attend
Mechanical and Chemical Engineers • Plant Process Engineers • Operation and Maintenance Personnel • Technical Service Engineers • Inspection Personnel

Course Rating
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This course is currently scheduled on the following date. Click to learn even more details about this offering.

Online, 11/19/2024


Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.
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