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Optimizing Terminal Product Movement Operations

Posted in Event, Oil & Gas, Refining on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017. One comment so far
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As liquid hydrocarbons flow through the supply chain, managing their movements, particularly from storage tanks to other destinations, requires tracking to make sure the volumes, qualities and ownership transfers are properly verified and recorded. Beyond the commercial side of the operation, getting the right flows from the right tanks to the right transports or other […]

Automating Tank Farm Systems and Work Practices

Posted in Operations Management on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016. One comment so far
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Have you ever stopped to consider the path and ownership transfers your car’s gasoline or diesel took from the wellhead when it was still crude oil until you pumped it into your tank at the gas station? For the businesses involved in custody transfer process through the supply chain path, how accurate, reliable, safe and […]

Successfully Automating Terminal Operations

Posted in Marine, Operations Management on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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Making an operational step change in a production process involves a clear vision and people, processes and tools to execute the vision. A July/August 2014 Tank Storage magazine article, Automating terminal operations, highlights the story of Vopak transforming their operations from remote manual to fully integrated. Emerson’s Cor Vermeijs and Chris Amstutz collaborated with Vopak’s […]