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By: Leon Kleppe Date: Tuesday, August 09, 2005 Time: 12:00:00 AM
Ellipse Energy are planning a mini refinery project in remote South East Asia location, with construction scheduled to start in Q3 2006. Logistics for fabrication and construction of crude oil [2 off 50' diam x 48'] and product [4 off 25' diam x 32' for gasoline, naphtha, diesel and heavy distillate] API-650 storage tanks at location are extremely difficult due absence of skilled labor force and local infrastructure. I was advised the Russians have a "roll out" steel tank design for fast installation in remote locations, and that overcomes many of the logistics problems - does anyone know about this tank system ??