Ranger Think Tanks 2019

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2014 Think Tank(s) Presentations

  • API 12 Series Standards Update
  • Effective Use of Side-Entry Tank Mixers for Aboveground Storage Tank Industry
  • The Grim Reaper: Tank Lining Failures
  • Underground Storage Tanks in the Oil & Gas Industry
  • Floating Roof Monitor Tracker
  • What Exactly Happened in West Virginia? Tank Foundations/Settlement Problems
  • Gasoline Storage Tank Vapor Clouds – How Much Risk?
  • Lightning Protection & Risk Analysis
  • API MPMS Chapter 2: Calibration
  • API Standards Update
  • Tank Repair Topics
  • Industry Trends in Tank Overfill Protection
  • Why Floating Roof Seals are Like Tires: Evaluating the Options When Specifying and Purchasing a Seal
  • High Vapour Pressure Crude Test Procedure ASTM D6377
  • Optical Flame Detection for Tank Rim Seal Fire Monitoring
  • Floating Roofs

2011 Think Tank(s) Presentations

  • Lightning Protection for Aboveground Storage Tanks
  • Update on the Implementation of the Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations
  • API 650 Frangible Joint, Emergency Venting and Aluminum Dome Roof Fire Protection & Safety / Inspection, Repair, and Modifications of Dome Roofs
  • New Technology for Sensor Monitoring of ASTs and Piping
  • Impressed Current Cathodic Protection for Above Ground Storage Tank Bottoms
  • Aboveground Storage Tank Venting: the Ins and Outs
  • Heroes and Villains in the World of Tank and Vessel Linings
  • Venting of Atmospheric Storage Tanks – API 2000 6th Edition (ISO 28300)
  • Stress Analysis of Storage Tanks
  • Use of Side-Entry Tank Mixers and Static Pipeline Mixers in Heavy Oil Processing
  • The Effects of Sediment Deposition in Crude Oil Storage Tanks and the Use of Side-Entry Tank Mixers to Overcome These Issues
  • The Future of Overfill Prevention Technology
  • Reducing Injuries and Accidents Through Behaviour Base Safety
  • Aviation Fuel Characteristics and Aviation Fuel Contamination
  • Volumetric Tank Strapping Standards and Procedures
  • Tank Shell Deflection Data Before, During, and After Hydro: A Comparison

2009 Think Tank(s) Presentations

  • Tales of Mystery and Imagination: Strange Failures and Novel Innovations in the World of Coatings and Linings
  • Shop Fabricated Tank Standard STI – SP031
  • Static Electricity Ignitions – Recognizing, Evaluating and Controlling the Hazard
  • An Assessment of the Impact of Edge Settlement and Tank Lifting on the Floor To Shell Joint of Aboveground Storage Tanks
  • Floating Roof Design
  • Technologies For In-service Measurement of Seal Gaps in Internal Floating Roof Tanks
  • Confined Spaces, Are they Safe To Enter? Why Do People Die in Confined Spaces?
  • Api 545 Lightning Protection
  • Don’t Get Burned By Hot Work – Best Practices For Aboveground Storage Tanks
  • Degassing Tanks, Why Beneficial?
  • Tank Pipe Support Design, Options and Issues
  • Crude Oil Tank Bottoms Recovery Utilizing Latest Tank Bottom Cleaner and Effective Mixing
  • Understanding Settlement and Related Issues
  • Product Blending, Enhancing & Upgrading with Side Entry Tank Mixers and the Use of Engineering Simulation to Determine Required Flow Patterns
  • Emissions Impact From Tank Cleaning & Floating Roof Landing Losses
  • Storage Tank Systems For Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations
  • Testing Atmospheres – Safely