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API Advanced Aboveground Storage Tank Training

When: September 17, 2012 - September 21, 2012
Where: Edmonton, AB

Presented by H.I.R. Technology


This course is on an Advanced level and is designed for those individuals wanting a comprehensive understanding of the codes and standards that are included in the API 653 Inspectors Certification Program. This course is not designed around becoming an API-653 inspector, it's better. We teach you the standards and do not focus on memorization of questions that have appeared on past exams.

Course Highlights:
  • API Recommended Practice 571, in portion only
  • API Recommended Practice 575, "Inspection of Atmospheric and Low Pressure"
  • API Standard 650, "Welded Steel Tanks for Oil Storage"
  • API Standard 651 “Cathodic Protection of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks”
  • API Recommended Practice 652, "Lining of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tank Bottoms"
  • API Standard 653, "Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction"
  • Plus others....
Who Should Attend:
  • Advanced tank engineers, managers or technical staff who are dealing with Steel Aboveground Storage Tanks used in the Petrochemical Industry who would also benefit from having a more complete understanding of the tank construction and inspection standards.

Dates and Locations
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About the Instructor
Mr. Cornell is a Tank Specialist and Industry Consultant. He has coordinated in-house API Standard 653 courses on tank inspection and repair as well as providing training on API Standards 650 and 620. He is an expert on the Appendix “C” and “H” of the API-650 Standard. Mr. Cornell was honored in 2011 with a letter of appreciation from the PHSMA Director thanking him for 10 years of service as a Senior Associate Staff Member for the Transportation Safety Institute through which He is under contract to provide training to Federal and State U.S.D.O.T. Inspectors on the requirements of DOT Part 195, “Break-out tanks”.

For More Information
Contact John Cornell 
E-mail:  johncornell@storagetanks.info 
Phone: 814-580-1380
Fax: 814-436-7463

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  • Aboveground Storage Tanks