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API PUBL 2015

Cleaning Petroleum Storage Tanks

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 June 1985
Status: inactive
Page Count: 20
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This publication describes those procedures and precautions for gas freeing, entry into, cleaning, and exiting from non portable atmospheric and pressurized petroleum storage tanks. The practices described in this publication are intended as a guide for personnel engaged in these activities. These are considered necessary for the safety and health of personnel and for the prevention of property damage. It is recognized that circumstances will determine the specific application of the procedures described. This publication does not apply to refrigerated storage.

Further information on floating roof tanks is available in API Publication 2015B.

Document History

January 1, 2018
Requirements for Safe Entry and Cleaning of Petroleum Storage Tanks
General This standard is applicable to stationary atmospheric and low-pressure (up to and including 15 psig) aboveground petroleum storage tanks used in all sectors of the petroleum and...
May 1, 2014
Requirements for Safe Entry and Cleaning of Petroleum Storage Tanks
General This standard is applicable to stationary atmospheric and low-pressure (up to and including 15 psig) aboveground petroleum storage tanks used in all sectors of the petroleum and petrochemical...
August 1, 2001
Requirements for Safe Entry and Cleaning of Petroleum Storage Tanks
SCOPE AND APPLICABILITY This standard is applicable to cleaning stationary atmospheric and low-pressure (up to and including 15 psig) aboveground petroleum storage tanks used in all sectors of the...
August 1, 2001
Requirements for Safe Entry and Cleaning of Petroleum Storage Tanks
SCOPE AND APPLICABILITY This standard is applicable to cleaning stationary atmospheric and low-pressure (up to and including 15 psig) above-ground petroleum storage tanks used in all sectors of the...
January 1, 1994
Safe Entry and Cleaning of Petroleum Storage Tanks
This standard provides safety practices for preparing, emptying, isolating, ventilating, atmospheric testing, cleaning, entry, hot work, and recommissioning activities in, on, and around atmospheric...
January 1, 1991
Safe Entry and Cleaning of Petroleum Storage Tanks
A description is not available for this item.
API PUBL 2015
June 1, 1985
Cleaning Petroleum Storage Tanks
This publication describes those procedures and precautions for gas freeing, entry into, cleaning, and exiting from non portable atmospheric and pressurized petroleum storage tanks. The practices...
January 1, 1982
Guide for Controlling the Lead Hazard Associated with Tank Entry and Cleaning
A description is not available for this item.
August 1, 1981
Cleaning Open-Top and Covered Floating-Roof Tanks
This publication describes those procedures that are considered good practice for gas freeing of. entry into. cleaning of. working in. and exit from open-top and covered floating-roof. nonportable....
November 1, 1976
Cleaning Petroleum Storage Tanks
Scope and field of application This publication describes those procedures and precautions which are considered good practice for gas freeing, entry into, cleaning and exist from no portable...
May 1, 1975
A Guide for Controlling the Lead Hazard Associated with Tank Entry and Cleaning
SCOPE AND APPLICATION All tanks which have been used for leaded petroleum products will contain residual lead of varying concentrations. They must be regarded as dangerous to the extent that...
September 1, 1968
Recommended Practice for Cleaning Petroleum Storage Tanks
A description is not available for this item.

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