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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 1, 2019

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.

January 1, 2019

Mandatory API Tank Inspections

Regulations for storing chemical or oils are a lot stricter than for water storage — for obvious reasons.  After all, water is not going to catch fire and explode, potentially releasing toxins into the environment.

October 1, 2018

Fear the Heat

Oxygen and fuel are readily available in hydrocarbon storage tanks. Only one more element is needed to complete the triangle of combustion.

January 1, 2016

Storage Tank

Welded steel for maximum performance

July 1, 2015

Storage Tank

History of Rooftop Fire Protection Tanks

April 1, 2015

Storage Tank

Fall protection liability of tank owners

January 1, 2015

Storage Tanks

Freezing Temperatures - Water Tank Damage

April 1, 2014

Storage Tanks

Correct problems to prevent API tank failures

January 1, 2014

Storage Tanks

Modifications to meet growing demand

July 1, 2013

Have You Established a Safety Culture?

To save lives, a safety culture must be created to include the water tank, fire protection system, tank owners, and those who perform work on the tank.

April 1, 2013

Larson's Explosion-Proof Storage Tank Lighting