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Storage Tank Spotlight: Q&A with Stefan Van Woenzel, Author of The Oil Traders’ Word(s)

Tell us about your background? Stefan van Woenzel, Dutchman born 1967. Studied marketing and started a career in the Oil business at Van Ommeren (Vopak) in 1988 until 1998. Responsibilities for oil logistics at the storage terminal related to loading, barging, blending, customs documentation related to all types of mineral oils. In 1999 Started in [...]

Storage Tank Spotlight: Q&A with Jan Knappert, Dr Sthamer – Hamburg

Tell us about your background? I have been in Fire Protection for nearly 30 years, from product and system design to project management and product sales. Tell us about your company? DR Sthamer – Hamburg, is the leading European manufacturer of Fire Fighting Foams, third largest in the world. Dr Sthamer has been trading for [...]

Tank Talk Summary Feb 13, 2013

StocExpo TankStorage ‏@StocExpo Does the oil/petrochemical industry exploit oil rich nations?” What’s your opinion? Get involved in the #tanktalk discussion now! Sam Summers ‏@SammyJSummers @StocExpo good article in relation to todays #tanktalk discussion – Colette Folan ‏@ColetteFolan @StocExpo I don’t think they do! Industry is developed & jobs are created – this has to [...]

Ice Cream Factory: Commerical Freezer Coating Project

It was about -24ºF (-31ºC) with about 20% Relative Humidity inside the ice cream freezer area. The Ecodur 201 coating was touch-dry in 40 min (more details below) and returned to service in 14 hours. PR: Castagra Products, Inc, announced today the successful spray application of its VOC-free Ecodur coating at minus 24 degrees Fahrenheit [...]

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The Comprehensive Oil and Gas Event, Tradeshow and Conference List 2013

We compiled a list of oil and gas events, tradeshows and conferences for 2013. We hope you enjoy it. Let us know if we missed anything marketing at Meet The Buyers of Oil and Gas Mena 2013 February 19, 2013 – February 22, 2013 Shangri-La Hotel, Muscat, Oman Boosting Oil & Gas output remains [...]

15 Ways to Give Value and Grow Your Storage Tank Manufacturing Business

Making a positive impression on someone you met through an storage tank event or online need not be a difficult or use much of your time or resources. The following 15 quick ways to make a positive impression are designed to be easy to implement and most only take a few minutes to do, depending [...]

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Tank Talk Summary Feb 6, 2013

Discussion Topic: StocExpo TankStorage ‏@StocExpo #tanktalk Is the fall in oil consumption in the US & Europe the reason behind the conversion from refineries > terminals? What do you think? Jake Morrison ‏@jakem82 @StocExpo … #tanktalk Jake Morrison ‏@jakem82 @StocExpo SE Conference Day 1 Market developments – the impact of the Eurozone crisis with [...]

Grow your coating application business: Is google your friend?

If first impressions count, then you are who google says you are. Your business reputation is the first 2 pages of the search results. The internet and its search engines have become so powerful, available and user-friendly that your reputation is becoming defined by what the first 2 pages of yahoo or google search hits [...]

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Top 10 Storage Tank Videos

Here are the top storage tank videos we found on the internet. 1. This happens when you don’t properly vent a storage tank This happens when you don’t properly vent a sealed storage tank before emptying it. Hot gas/air in the sealed container is left to cool. The air pressure difference inside is so great [...]