Storage Tank Design, Construction, Inspection and Maintenance

202410jun(jun 10)10:25 pm14(jun 14)10:25 pmStorage Tank Design, Construction, Inspection and Maintenance

Course Details


At the end of this training course participants will:

  • Learn about tank design features and components
  • Have an understanding of storage tank construction methods
  • Know the various materials of construction associated with storage tanks
  • Grasp the relevant types of storage tanks and their associated terminology
  • Assess storage tank performance
  • Appreciate the governing equations associated with tank design
  • Learn about tank safety issues
  • Learn about tank standards and codes
  • Appreciate failure mechanisms including corrosion
  • Learn about methods of tank protection, including linings and catholic protection

Have an understanding of different methods of inspection


Day 1: Storage Tanks Introduction

  • Review of Energy Production and Consumption
  • Basic properties and characteristics of petroleum and products in storage
  • Storage of flammable liquids – safety & risk
  • Fire Fighting & Fire Protection
  • Handling oils spills and other emergencies
  • Introduction and uses of Storage Tanks

 Day 2: Tank Design Standards and Codes

  • API Standard 650 Design and construction of new storage tanks
  • API Standard 620 Design and Construction of Large, Welded, Low-Pressure Storage Tanks
  • API Standard 2610 Design, Construction, Operation, Maintenance and Inspection of Terminal & Tank Facilities
  • Types of tanks, Bolted, Welded, etc.
  • Tank Components, fittings and Equipment
  • Tank Roofs, Fixed, Floating, Roof Supports etc.
  • Tank Rim and Seals
  • Tank Vents & Vacuum brakers
  • Tank Drainage and water Separation
  • Design, Sample Problem of a Heated Tank

 Day 3: Tank Selection and Design

  • Tank Selection Criteria
  • Tank capacity & Volume Calculations
  • Cylindrical and spherical tanks
  • Tank Piping Systems, mixers and BS&W Control
  • Double Wall Storage Tank
  • Foundations construction basics
  •   Indicate exercise – Tank Layout and Spacing

 Day 4: Tank Construction Engineering Considerations

  • Materials selection
  • Welding and welding inspection
  • Design Loading and Selected Tank Equations
  • Tank Coatings
  • Tank Manufacturing and assembly
  • Tank Damage
  • Corrosion protection, Catholic protection, etc.

 Day 5: Inspection and Maintenance

  • API Standard 653 – Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Reconstruction
  • Nondestructive inspections
  • Tank Failure Case Studies
  • Tank Inventory System (TIS)
  • Level Measurement Sensors, techniques and control

Who Should Attend ?

This training course is intended for tank farm and refinery employees or engineers who are required to select and or are involved in tank design, as well as anyone working in crude oil and or product storage facility. It is also intended for, but not limited to, professionals involved in handling, loading, or discharging of oil and gas cargoes.


10 (Monday) 10:25 pm - 14 (Friday) 10:25 pm(GMT+03:00)



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Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized
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