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Reducing Storage Tank Thief Hatch Emissions

Posted in Oil & Gas, Regulator on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017. No comments yet
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Regulations on emissions for process manufacturers and producers have continued to grow ever stringent. Storage tanks in oil and gas production sites account for a sizable percentage of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions. To address these regulations, you may have seen last week’s news, New ultra-tight thief hatch reduces storage tank emissions, conserves tank contents. […]

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 […]