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API 653 – Above Ground Storage Tank Inspector Program

The American Petroleum Institute initiated an Above Ground Storage Tank Inspector Certification Program with the issuance of Supplement 1 to API 653, Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction. The program was developed with the participation storage tank owner/users, and establishes a uniform national program that will assist state and local governments in above ground storage tank regulations.

API 653 certification is valid for a three-year term. 

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