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PIP VECTA001

Tank Selection Guide

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Organization: PIP
Publication Date: 1 May 2001
Status: inactive
Page Count: 28
scope:

This Practice covers storage of liquid products at design pressures from atmospheric to 15 psig for refineries, chemical plants, pipeline locations, marketing and distribution terminals, and production facilities. It provides guidance in avoiding recurring problems and indicates preferred practices where appropriate. Although intended primarily for carbon steel tanks, most of the factors discussed are applicable regardless of the material of construction.

Requirements for specifying and supplying API 650 tanks are defined in PIP VESTA002.

Purpose

This Practice provides information to assist engineers in the selection and specification of aboveground storage tanks.

 

Document History

November 1, 2016
Tank Selection Guide
This Practice provides guidelines for the selection and specification of aboveground storage tanks. This Practice describes guidelines for storage of liquid products in tanks at design pressures...
June 1, 2009
Tank Selection Guide
This Practice describes guidelines for storage of liquid products in tanks at design pressures from atmospheric to 15 psig (103 kPa). This Practice provides guidance for avoiding recurring problems...
PIP VECTA001
May 1, 2001
Tank Selection Guide
This Practice covers storage of liquid products at design pressures from atmospheric to 15 psig for refineries, chemical plants, pipeline locations, marketing and distribution terminals, and...

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