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Things to Consider Before Constructing an Oil Storage Tank

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Determine the appropriate coating for your tank

With recent events like the BP gulf oil spill, Americans are more aware of the need for safe steel storage tank options for oil. The 2013 Colorado floods left 48,250 gallons of oil and 43,478 gallons of produced water spilled; this created the initiative to repair oil wells and upgrade above ground storage tanks by 2016. Just this year, Washington state experienced a similar disaster when over 1,500 gallons of motor oil leaked from an above ground storage tank into the Yakima River as of March of 2015. Safe, reliable storage tanks can not only spare you the added