September 2018

Environment and Safety

Tackle safety and environmental challenges for storage tank operators

Recent storage tank and industrial plant explosions around the world bring into focus the importance of engineering and building standards.

Recent storage tank and industrial plant explosions around the world bring into focus the importance of engineering and building standards. Despite the most stringent international regulations and standardizations, such extreme situations can have catastrophic results, and highlight the significance of adopting proper standards when engineering and designing storage tanks and their equipment (FIG. 1). Fig. 1. As global energy demands shift, oil storage and production facilities must keep pace with stringent international regulations. In this regard, a proprietary flame arrestera has taken action in terms of appropriate standards of designing, b

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