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13 - OGE-S - Oil & Gas - Shipping and Storage

OG-S 130 - Above Ground Storage Tanks Operation, Inspection and Maintenance

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-S 130 24 June 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-S 130 29 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-S 130 02 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-S 130 07 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-S 130 11 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-S 130 16 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

World wide public opinion is increasing the pressure to protect the environment. Operating companies throughout the world are becoming more aware of the expenses and penalties for spills of chemicals, petroleum products, etc. These operating companies are turning their attention to storage tanks to assure that they are being properly constructed, maintained, inspected, repaired and operated.

This comprehensive course providing vital technical information that can be immediately applied to manage, evaluate and correct problems of above ground storage tanks. 

Course Objectives

  • Introducing the process of operating above ground tanks 
  • Discussing the reasons for inspection 
  • Learning how to repaire and alter a tank 
  • Learning how to keep records 
  • Performing ultrasonic examination

Course Overview

  • Information on API standard requirements, procedures, materials and maintenance.
  • Above ground storage tank technology on tank testing, inspection and construction
  • Advanced technology survey of site assessment and corrective action procedures
  • Good practices for constructing and maintaining tanks to meet operating standards and practices.

Who Should Attend?

  • Operation & Production  Engineers / Managers 
  • Project Engineers
  • Construction / Maintenance / Inspection Engineers
  • Technical Services Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Process Engineers
  • Site Engineers
  • Terminal Operators
  • Facilities Engineering Staff

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Scope of API 653
  • Some Important Definitions
  • Types of Above Ground Storage Tanks
  • Reasons for Inspection and causes of deterioration
  • Small Quiz

Day 2

  • Suitability for Service
  • Brittle Fracture Considerations
  • Inspection
  • Materials
  • Design considerations for re-constructed tanks
  • Small Quiz 

Day 3

  • Tank repair and alteration
  • Dismantling and re-construction
  • Examination and Testing
  • Marking and Record Keeping
  • Small Quiz

Day 4

  • Welding and welders qualifications based on ASME Section IX
  • Importance of Tank cleaning for inspection
  • Brief note on Dip measurement
  • Vents / PV valves
  • Small Quiz

Day 5

  • Radiographic method
  • Magnetic Particle Examination
  • Ultrasonic Examination
  • Liquid Penetrant Examination
  • Visual Examination
  • Vacuum Testing
  • MFL / Acoustic Emission Testing 
  • Small Quiz