Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018, Page: 116-119
Several Key Problems Related with the Commissioning and Operation of Crude Oil Tank Farm in Sino-Myanmar Pipeline
Jian Cai, CNPC South-East Asia Pipeline Company Limited, Beijing, China;l Department of Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation Engineering, China University of Petroleum (Beijing), Beijing, China
Li Ren, Sinochem Zhuhai Petrochemical Terminal Co. Ltd., Zhuhai, China; Department of Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation Engineering, Liaoning Shihua University, Fushun, China
Yuntao Bai, CNPC South-East Asia Pipeline Company Limited, Beijing, China; Department of Process Equipment & Control Engineering, Liaoning Shihua University, Fushun, China
Received: Jun. 5, 2018;       Accepted: Jul. 4, 2018;       Published: Sep. 27, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ogce.20180605.16      View  558      Downloads  29
Abstract
The Maday Island in the southwest of Myanmar is faced with the difficulties of poor natural conditions and deficient social support resources, so the requirements on the commissioning and operation of Maday Island crude oil tank farm in the Sino-Myanmar Pipeline are quite strict. In this paper, the key problems involved in the commissioning preparation and process of crude oil tank farm were summarized, including emergency material preparation, equipment check in the tank farm and safe commissioning plan. Then, the shortages of equipment selection, material selection and construction process during the operation of crude oil tank farm were analyzed. And finally, the optimization measures were put forward correspondingly. The practical experience provides the best reference and instruction for the design, construction and operation of subsequent projects of the same type.
Keywords
Sino-Myanmar Pipeline, Crude Oil Tank Farm, Isolated Island, Commissioning, Operation, Optimization
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Jian Cai, Li Ren, Yuntao Bai, Several Key Problems Related with the Commissioning and Operation of Crude Oil Tank Farm in Sino-Myanmar Pipeline, International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Engineering. Vol. 6, No. 5, 2018, pp. 116-119. doi: 10.11648/j.ogce.20180605.16
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