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Cures for Common Tank Gauging Problems

Posted in Tank Gauging on Friday, November 11th, 2016. No comments yet
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Accurately knowing the level in liquid storage tanks is not only important from a safety standpoint, it’s important to know for accounting, finance, and sales perspective. Accurate and reliable tank gauging systems can improve the performance of the oil & gas, refining, chemical & petrochemical, and other industries that have these storage tanks as part […]

Automatic Gauging for Onshore Oil and Gas Small Lease Tanks

Posted in Oil & Gas, Tank Gauging on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016. No comments yet
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Author: Michael Machuca Manual tank gauging is very prevalent in onshore oil and gas facilities located in the United States. It is viewed as a low-cost, effective solution to manage tank inventory and custody transfer measurements. The API 18.1 standard governs the procedure for how these measurements are made, but there is increasing concern around […]

7 Mistakes in Choosing a Tank Gauging System

Posted in Tank Gauging on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016. 4 comments so far
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While the Emerson Exchange conference unfolds this week in Brussels, the Tank World Expo is happening in Dubai. I wanted to share this post from Rajagopal-Kittu from this event. Author: Rajagopal-Kittu Whether you own a small tank farm or are managing huge, multiple facilities, you should find it easy to monitor and control activities efficiently […]

Manual Level Gauging of Hydrocarbon Production Tanks

Posted in Oil & Gas, Tank Gauging on Friday, April 1st, 2016. No comments yet
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An NPR article, Mysterious Death Reveals Risk in Federal Oil Field Rules, highlights a big problem with rules by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management pertaining to manual tank level gauging. The article’s author writes: On a cold night in January 2012, Dustin Bergsing climbed on top of a crude oil storage tank in North […]

Tank Overfill Multiple Protection Layers

Posted in Level, Tank Gauging on Thursday, March 24th, 2016. No comments yet
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Moving and storing hydrocarbons and other volatile fluids in tank farms and bulk liquid storage facilities require well-designed and functioning measurement and safety systems. In a Tank Storage magazine article, The Critical First Line Of Defence Against Overfills, Emerson’s Johan Sandberg describes how the root cause of overfill incidents can be avoided. He opens with […]