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Storage Tanks Time Machine

Cushing, Oklahoma’s Oil and Gas site   Before Cushing oil pump stations between the years 1910 to 1918. Production had peaked during World War I. By 1919 Cushing was producing 300,000 barrels a day.   After Cushing, OK is known as being the Pipeline Crossroads of the World. These are tank farms at the southern [...]

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Futuristic Wastewater Facilities

Jackson Pike and Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant Suggested by Barry Walkenshaw, Ohio Water Environment Association   The Division of Sewerage and Drainage in Columbus, Ohio, manages two wastewater treatment facilities: Jackson Pike and Southerly. Wastewater from Columbus and 22 suburban communities flows to one of these two plants. The Southerly plant has two parts: the [...]

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Sustainability in Oil & Gas Production, Exploration: On Site Wastewater Treatment in Fracking

Water and wastewater management is an important step in oil and gas production and exploration – particularly in fracking, where water is used as a key part of the process. It is essential to increase sustainability wherever possible, and on-site wastewater treatment in fracking is set to become essential to the practice of fracking.   [...]

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Storage Tank Events

There are many upcoming events for those involved in the storage tank industry. Let’s take a look at some upcoming tradeshows, expos, and industry insider events!   Event: Tank Storage Asia Date: December 10-11, 2013 Website: The “leading event for the Asian tank storage industry”, this event provides an unrivaled opportunity for terminal operators, [...]

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Vintage Oil and Gas Images

Title: Gas for Less All the way from Green River, Wyoming, here’s a vintage-looking oil and gas sign from Green River, Wyoming. This photo was taken by a blogger from By the way, this sign was made from an airplane wing.   Title: Los Angeles Oil Field People and oil fields are mixed together [...]

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Where Oil and Gas REALLY come from! (comic)

Here’s something funny I found, have a great week.     Tatsuya Nakagawa Tatsuya Nakagawa is the VP of Marketing and co-founder of Castagra Products, a storage tank and wastewater coatings manufacturing company that is highly acclaimed for its sustainable coatings, cold weather tank coating applications, and its durable frac tank coatings. Castagra is used [...]

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Types of Storage Tanks

There are many different types of storage tanks used for storing a wide variety of different substances – let’s take a look! Fuel Tanks A fuel tank is a storage container for flammable fluids typically used to store fuel for motorized vehicles. Fuel tanks can be found under ground and above ground in large and [...]

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Why Oil and Gas Coating Projects Go Bad

  Some of the oil and gas projects suffer huge financial loss because of premature failures of paints and coatings. The cost to repair such failures far outweighs the initial cost of painting. Additional liability may also incur if a facility must stop operation to be able to complete the necessary repairs. Coating failure can [...]

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