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OGE 205 - API 653 Aboveground Storage Tank

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
OGE 205 03 November 2018 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 205 08 December 2018 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 205 26 January 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 205 23 March 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 205 18 May 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 205 13 July 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 205 07 September 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 205 02 November 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
OGE 205 28 December 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link

 

Course Description

API Authorized Aboveground Storage Tank Inspectors must have a broad knowledge base relating to tank inspection and repair of aboveground storage tanks. This course helps the candidates to become an API 653 Authorized Inspector. 

Course Objectives

  • Effectively using major codes, API 650, 635 and ASME sections V & IX
  • Performing all tank calculations 
  • Using API’s requirements during inspection, repairs, and alterations of tanks
  • Reviewing welding procedures (WPS/PQR) and welder performance qualifications (WPQ)

Who Should Attend?

  • Quality Managers
  • Plant Engineer
  • Supervisors
  • Personnel involved in Above Ground Storage Tank Inspections

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • The reasons for inspecting tanks 
  • Inspector credentials
  • Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry
  • Visual inspection of welds, plates, and appurtenances
  • UT (Ultra-sonic Thickness) testing of shell courses, floor, and roof
  • Vacuum testing of all floor weld seams – unless epoxy coated

Day 2

  • Identify bottom side corrosion on floors
  • Settlement Survey
  • Corrosion Rates And Inspection Intervals
  • Joint Efficiencies
  • Static Head
  • Internal Pressure

Pressure Testing

Impact Testing

Weld Size for Attachment Welds At Openings

Day 3

  • Using API 650 & API 653
  • Welded Tanks for Oil Storage
  • Calculating Metal Loss
  • Performing Tank Calculation

Day 4

  • Reviewing WPS’ & WPQ’s per ASME Sect IX
  • Using other miscellaneous Tank Codes
  • Welding Inspection and Metallurgy
  • Cathodic Protection of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks

Day 5

  • Nondestructive Examination
  • Qualification Standard for Welding
  • Brazing and Fusion Procedures
  • Welders
  • Brazers
  • Welding
  • Brazing and Fusing Operators