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Repair of storage tanks


Frequently Asked Questions

Guidance on determining the acceptability and prediction of future life of storage tanks can be found in:

EEMUA 159 - Guide to the inspection, maintenance and repair of above-ground steel storage tanks
API 653 - Tank inspection, repair, alteration and reconstruction

The latter code gives details of permitted repairs to oil storage tanks which could be used as a basis for repairs to other storage tanks.

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