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Storage Tanks

Storage Tanks Inspection, Cleaning & Maintenance

Yogyakarta | 11-14 June 2012 | IDR 7,000,000.00 per participant
Yogyakarta | 08-11 October 2012 | IDR 7,000,000.00 per participant


Storage tank cleaning is part of the refinery routine and can be immense task for the team and supervisors to tackle. Sometimes outside agencies can be utilized and this is extremely expensive. Oil companies are utilizing their resources to manage some of the tasks involved and some have full time teams. This operation requires detailed planning and organizing with full operating cleaning teams. The hazardous involved and the health, safety and environment issues need to be fully understood by team Supervisors.


This course is intended for Inspection and Maintenance Engineers, Supervisors, Engineers & Technicians in the Oil and Gas Production.
On completion of this course the trainee/ s will be competent in the cleaning process of Oil Bulk Storage Tanks, how to achieve maximum cleaning within the available time, The applicable health, Safety and Environment Implications, The recommended Methods of cleaning, The available Disposal Methods.


Session One:
• Type of Storage Tanks
• Low pressure non-refrigerated storage tanks
• Refrigerated liquid gas storage tanks
• Purpose for Inspection
• Inspection Requirements and frequency
• Visual Inspection
• Periodic Inspection
• Planned shutdown and internal inspection
• Limitations on Inspection

Session Two:
• Decommissioning and cleaning
• General
• Tank cleaning and Gas freeing
• Inspection Procedures
• General methods
• Specific methods
• Safety considerations

Session Three:
• Deterioration and defects in tanks
• Foundation and soil settlement
• Corrosion of tanks
• Leaks, cracks and mechanical deterioration
• Defective auxiliary Fittings
• Roof drains
• Roof seals
• Tank buckling Internal floating covers
• Anchor bolts
• Heating coils
• Frangible roof joints and P/ V valves
• Insulation

Session Four:
• Repair Procedures
• Foundations
• Tank bottom plates
• Tank shells
• Tank roofs
• Auxiliary fittings
• Examination and testing
• Non-destructive examination methods
• Leak testing
• Reports and records


  • Presentation
  • Discuss
  • Case Study
  • Evaluation
  • Simulation


  • Yogyakarta,
  • 11-14 June 2012
  • 08-11 October 2012
  • 4 days
  • 08 am – 04 pm


Teguh Pudji Purwanto, Ir, MT
Teguh Pudji Purwanto experienced more than 26 years in mechanical industry.


IDR 7,000,000.00 per participant non residential


  • Module / Handout
  • Certificate
  • Souvenir
  • Training Kit


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