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Storage Tanks Core

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Professional Course
4 hours
From 395 USD
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Course description

Storage Tanks Core

This skill module describes storage tanks used to store liquid or liquefied commodities. Key concepts for storage tanks explained in the skill module include: Types and their limitations; Factors influencing basic engineering design, material selection, fabrication, inspection and testing, operation, and safe practices; Environmental and safety considerations; Industry codes and standards

Who should attend?

Facilities Engineers, Process Engineers, Senior Operations Personnel, Field Supervisors, Engineers who select, design, install, evaluate or operate gas processing plants and related facilities

Training content

You will learn how to

  • Describe a high level classification of types of storage tanks used to store liquid or liquefied commodities
  • Describe the types of storage facilities and the products that can be stored in each
  • Identify industry codes and standards that cover different tank types
  • Identify terminals as intermodal and logistics nodes
  • Describe the classification of types of storage tanks
  • Describe the factors that distinguish storage tanks
  • Describe the selection process of storage tanks
  • Identify economic factors used to size and select storage tanks
  • Describe the factors that influence the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of above ground (AST) and underground storage tanks (UST)
  • Explain environmental and safety considerations and containment requirements for ASTs and USTs
  • Describe process facilities and how they affect storage tanks
  • Identify basic pressure limitations, contained fluids, venting requirements, maximum / minimum operating pressures and temperatures, and materials of construction that determine tank service conditions
  • Identify typical products or product contaminants that can cause loss of structural or operational integrity of storage tanks
  • Identify organizations that develop and provide codes and standards for the design and construction of storage tanks
  • Describe the code requirements that affect the basic engineering design, material selection, fabrication, inspection and testing, operation, and safe practices of storage tanks
  • Identify codes that govern field-welded, shop-welded bolted atmospheric, and low-pressure storage tanks

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