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What Causes Storage Tanks to Collapse?

What Causes Storage Tanks to Collapse?

An oil tank could be working just fine. However, if it’s struck by lightning, a catastrophe could be imminent, particularly if the tank has not been grounded.

April 14, 2021

How Floating Roof Storage Tanks Work

How Floating Roof Storage Tanks Work

An internal floating roof's purpose is to create a seal between the tank and the atmosphere. Sealing a tank leaves no gap through which to distribute foam. Foam can be pumped in through a manhole.

April 7, 2021

6 Considerations for an Effective Pre-Plan
Kansas Refinery's First-Tier Fire Training Field

Kansas Refinery's First-Tier Fire Training Field

The 10-acre training field comes complete with a combination multiple-story burn building and high angle rope rescue prop, a four-level simulated process unit, and a 24-foot diameter bulk storage tank.

March 2, 2021

Proper API Storage Tank Maintenance

Proper API Storage Tank Maintenance

With tanks, original blueprints and drawings should be kept as reference points. These documents can be used to compare notes and measurements such as steel thickness.

February 24, 2021

Flames Spread Through 7 Crude Storage Tanks in Syria
Milford Haven Refinery Fire Marks 37th Anniversary
Storage Tank Blaze Quickly Extinguished in Texas
Flames Spread Through Tank Farm at Chinese Biofuel Plant
Lightning Touches Off Crude Oil Storage Tank in Mississippi
Thunderstorm Ignites Storage Tank Seal Fire in Malaysia
Full Capacity Crude Storage Means Maximum Fire Risk
Biofuel Tank Fire Kills 1, Injures 2 in Argentina
Fire Threatens Coal Tar Tank in Pennsylvania
Chemical Plant Explosion in Spain Leaves 3 Dead