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Transneft Diascan Inspects 167 Oil and Petroleum Products Storage Tanks over 6 Months of 2020

Date of publication: 17 July 2020

Over the 6 Months of 2020, the Inspection Directorate of Transneft Diascan inspected 167 oil and petroleum products storage tanks. The work was conducted as part of Transneft’s integrated programme on diagnostic examination of pipelines and oil pumping stations` facilities.

Full technical diagnostics with decommissioning was performed at 30 tanks; partial technical diagnostics without decommissioning was performed at 42 tanks.

95 additional inspections of tanks were performed: monitoring of tanks, control of the technical condition of aluminum dome-shaped roofs of vertical steel tanks, control of the condition of external and internal anticorrosive coating, additional flaw-detection inspection (x-ray examination) of welded joints, laser scanning, etc. The inspection was conducted using the ultrasonic, acoustic emission and industrial radiography methods.

The information obtained from the results of the technical inspection will be analysed and considered when scheduling work to eliminate defects.

Transneft Diascan Press Service