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1 Considerations A tank farm shall preferably be placed on one or not more than two sides of the process plant area. This arrangement allows adequate safety precautions to be taken and gives the possibility to expand either the tank farm area or the process plant area at any time in the future. Access shall be available on all four sides of each tank bund area, and all roads shall be linked in such a way that access is always possible even when any of the roads is blocked by fire. For certain liquids, either burial or sun shielding is necessary or desirable.
This can be caused by additional settlements of the ground where the stressed soil zone of one tank overlaps that of the adjacent tank. For Class III(1) and unclassified petroleum stocks, spacing of tanks is governed only by constructional and operational convenience. However, the spacing of Class III(1) tankage from Classes I, II, and III(2) tankage is governed by the requirements for the latter. S. 7 Summary of Refinery Storage Tanks Conservation-Type Storage Tanks Characteristics Standard Storage Tanks Floating Roof Variable Vapor Space Pressure Storage Evaporation losses High Significantly reduced Significantly reduced Prevented or eliminated Operating conditions Recommended for liquids whose vapor pressure is atmospheric or below at storage conditions (vented) Allow no vapor space above liquid level (no venting) Allow air vapor mixture to change volume at constant or variable pressure (no venting) Allow the pressure in vapor space to build up.
Sites with thin layers of soft clay soil immediately below the bottom, which may cause lateral ground stability problems. 2 Types of Foundations Since there is a wide variety of surfaces, subsurfaces, climatic conditions, and combinations thereof, it is not practical to establish design data to cover all situations. The allowable soil loading and exact type of subsurface construction required must therefore be decided for each individual case, after careful consideration, as elaborated above. As far as possible, the same rules, regulations, precautions, and considerations applied in the case of other foundations of comparable magnitude in the vicinity shall be adopted while designing the foundation for storage tanks.
Above ground storage tanks : practical guide to construction, inspection, and testing by Sunil Pullarcot