API 650, 653, and 620 Storage Tanks, Houston, October 8-9, 2013

Organization: The Petroleum Institute for Continuing Education

Venue: Houston - Westchase

Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 08, 2013 / 8:30 am - (CST) End Date/Time: Oct 09, 2013 / 4:30 pm - (CST)
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Description

This two-day course is designed for petroleum or other industry personnel, suppliers, or subcontractors responsible for the design, construction, inspection, maintenance, regulatory compliance, or operation of API above ground storage tanks. The session will provide a comprehensive overview of the relevant standards for new construction and existing tank inspection, repair, alteration and maintenance, highlighting the most recent revisions and upcoming changes. Emphasis will also be placed on essential storage tank technology not covered by the standards. Copies of the standards are not included in the course fees.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.

Course Outline

  • ATMOSPHERIC TANKS
  • Tank site, Foundation Design & Construction
  • Preventing Bottom Leaks, Tank Settlement
  • Materials - Carbon Steel, Aluminum, Stainless
  • Design, Sample Problems, Heated Tanks
  • External/Internal Pressure, Seismic, other Loads
  • Nozzles and Roof Types
  • Fabrication (Shop Work)
  • Erection, Welding Requirements
  • Testing & Tolerances
  • Inspection, Radiography, Ultrasonic Alternative
  • Welding Requirements
  • Marking, API Monogram
  • Documentation, Special Service Standards, Inquiries
  • EXISTING TANK EVALUATION, INSPECTION, REPAIR, ALTERATION AND RECONSTRUCTION
  • Failures Leading to these Requirements
  • Organizations that may use the standard
  • Definitions of Authorized Inspector, Storage Tank Engineer
  • Evaluation to determine suitability for continued use plus example
  • How to evaluate and keep bottoms leak free
  • Brittle fracture considerations
  • Inspection and required frequency
  • Repair and Alteration requirements
  • Examination and testing
  • Exercise to Optimize Internal Inspection Timing
  • 70 slides of tank problems and discussion of solutions
  • LOW PRESSURE STORAGE TANKS
  • Refrigerated and Cryogenic (such as LNG) Tanks

Date: Oct 08 - 09, 2013

Length: 2 days (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

Location: Houston, TX

Delivery Method: Classroom Training

CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units

PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours

Certificate: Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Fee: $ 1,895.00 USD

 

Venue

Houston - Westchase
Houston
Texas
United States
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Organizations

The Petroleum Institute for Continuing Education
Suite 700, 555 4th Avenue SW
Calgary
Alberta
T2P 3E7
Canada

Conference Speakers

Jack Mooney has provided worldwide consulting services on tankage, pressure vessels and piping for the world's largest petroleum producers and engineering companies, and is regularly engaged as an expert witness for OSHA and law firms. Jack has taught worldwide courses for the American Petroleum Institute and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in New Jersey, Massachusetts and Kansas, is a member of the API Subcommittee on Aboveground Storage Tanks, and former Chair of the ASME Pressure Vessel Code Special Working Group on Toughness.