API 653 – Above Ground Storage Tank Inspection

API 653 Above Ground Storage Tank Inspection

Tanks built to API 650 and its predecessor API 12C that are in-service are covered by API-653. Tank foundation, bottom, shell, structure, roof, attached appurtenances, & nozzles are all required to be inspected. Inspections are required at recommended intervals to remain compliant with code and environmental regulations.

API 653 Tank Inspection - Inserve MIG

Equipment Covered

  • Fixed Roof
  • Internal Floating Roof
  • Open Atmosphere

Services Offered

  • Fitness for Service (FFS) Evaluations
  • Risk Based Inspection (RBI)
  • Inspection Work Plan (IWP) Development and execution
  • Formal External Inspection
  • Formal Internal Inspection
  • Floating Roof Seal Environmental Inspection
  • Ultrasonic Thickness Testing (UTT)
  • Automated Ultrasonic Thickness Testing (AUT)
  • Settlement Survey
  • Verticality Assessment
  • Corrosion Mapping
  • MFL Floor scan Inspection
  • Monthly and Annual Checklist Inspections
  • Leak Testing
  • Leak detection
  • Seal inspection
  • Post repair
  • Dike Survey
  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan Development and Review
  • Corrosion rate and remaining life evaluations
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