/  Tank Farm Operations and Performance
Pay Attention Please ! The course location "Champs Elysees" is subject to availability . We may change the course location if there is no availability and we will let you know about the location changing directly if it changes. The exact course time will be clear before one week prior to course start date.
BMC Training provides on 27 Jan 2019 Tank Farm Operations and Performance course [Oil and Gas Training] in Paris,France

The Objectives:

Attendance of this five days course will ensure the delegates of being able to:

  • Have in-depth knowledge of operations & management of oil and oil product terminals
  • Apply proper planning and scheduling techniques in storage & transfer systems
  • Command the various planning and transfer requirements for terminals
  • Develop good terminal management skills
  • Apply safe practices and procedures during the various operations in terminals including oil spill contingency and emergency response plans
  • Learn techniques on blending recipes for on specification products
  • Perform calculations for emissions discharges and dispersion

The Content:

Crude Oil and Product Properties

Introduction and Overview

Evaluation of delegates’ present skills and knowledge

  • Stored product properties
  • Liquefied petroleum Gases
  • Gasoline
  • Jet Fuel
  • Diesel
  • Light Fuel oil
  • Heavy Fuel Oil
  • Bitumen
  • Crude oil
  • Light petroleum products
  • Heavy petroleum products
  • Chemicals

Safety and Risk

  • Fire fighting & protection
  • Ignition sources – Electrostatic charge
  • Fire detection and fire fighting systems
  • Risk assessments and management
  • Oil Spills
  • Secondary Containment, Bund walls
  • The Ship/Shore Safety Checklist

Tank types, construction & Requirements for Stored Products

Tank farms differences and purpose

  • Crude Storage
  • Refined product storage
  • Gas storage
  • Chemical Storage

Tank design & engineering considerations

  • Introduction to API codes & standards
  • Roof Types
  • Fixed Dome & Cone
  • Floating Roof
  • Pressurized tanks
  • Suction levels fixed and floating
  • Unpumpables
  • Tank Emissions
  • Breathing Losses
  • Manipulation Losses
  • Measurement and estimation of losses
  • Emission reduction technologies
  • Vapor recovery units
  • Absorption and Scrubbing
  • Water drainage systems network and procedures
  • Process water treatment

Tank Terminal Operations

  • Transfer Systems
  • Centrifugal pumps types and operation
  • Piping systems
  • Maximum Flow and pressure
  • Ship-shore Transfers
  • Loading and unloading Processes
  • Ship Loading and discharge process
  • Pipeline transfers
  • Truck loading
  • The of Bill of Lading
  • Sampling and quality control – ISO 17025
  • Stock loss
  • Spill and overfill control
  • Level alarms/ independent level alarms
  • Tank gauging and metering
  • Instrumentation

Terminal Management

  • Planning and scheduling
  • Terminal inventory
  • Unpumpables & pipeline content ownership
  • Inventory Control
  • Custody transfer and administration
  • Transfer Procedures
  • Inter Tank transfers
  • Changing service tanks
  • Pipeline transfer loss
  • Pipeline thermal relief
  • Storage & transfer
  • Tank calibration/ recalibration
  • Berthing support
  • Cargo transfer support
  • Emergency response
  • Vessel departure support

International regulations & requirements for oil & gas marine terminals

  • Physical, chemical & hazardous properties of contained fluids
  • ISGOTT - Required notifications in the event of a release
  • Record keeping and reporting
  • Release detection, response, reporting and investigation

Tank Maintenance & Inspection

  • API 653 Tank Inspection
  • Tank failure causes and prevention
  • Settling
  • Corrosion inspection
  • Tank cleaning
  • Bunkering
  • Product Commingling
  • Product Blending
  • Product failures
  • Blending exercise



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Course Details
  • Code OGT18
  • TIME    08:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • DATE    Jan 27 2019 - Jan 31 2019
  • Paris , Champs Elysees
  • +44 2087206971
  • Support@bmc.net

Fees Per Person

6150 GBP + VAT
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