Terminals & Storage

Streamlining the UK’s downstream infrastructure

THE JULY 2016 ANNOUNCEMENT THAT BP INTENDED TO SELL ITS BELFAST, HAMBLE AND NORTHAMPTON TERMINALS TOGETHER WITH ITS 50% SHARE OF ITS KINSGBURY FACILITY (WITH SHELL), AND A THIRD SHARE OF THE UKOP SYSTEM, IS PART OF A RATIONALISATION PROCESS Read more »

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Spillsure faces threat of closure over unpaid debt

Essex-based Spillsure Solutions is facing an uncertain future after defying a court judgement in connection with a five-figure debt. Founder and Managing Director Alan Smith now faces the prospect of a formal winding-up petition after a string of deadlines passed Read more »

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Tanks Storage Association

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StocExpo 2015 Set to Break Records

Last year’s StocExpo broke all records, attracting over 2,940 visitors, making it the most successful show in its history. StocExpo 2015 returns on 17-19 March at the Ahoy, Rotterdam, bigger still with an expanded show floor and its strongest ever Read more »

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Progress – but is it enough?

Tank Storage Association

The 13th Tank Storage Association (TSA) conference and exhibition took place at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena in September. A well attended event, registration topped 400 and exhibitor numbers doubled to over 60. Focusing on HSE compliance and process safety management, the Read more »

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Simon – investing in our infrastructure

“From an economic perspective, Immingham is a very important hub in the UK’s infrastructure,” says Keith L Jackson, director of Immingham Storage Company, part of Simon Storage. In addition to being home to Simon’s Immingham East and West terminals, the Humber Read more »

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Further expansion at Inver Energy

Under chief executive officer Chris O’Callaghan and his team, Inver Energy has gained a reputation as a reliable and innovative supplier The company began over 30 years ago as an independent supplier of industrial fuel and steam coal to large Read more »

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TSA talks competence

Tank Storage Association Conference

The Tank Storage Association (TSA) Conference took place in September.  Feature writer Alex Porter reports on management improvements, and some seriously dodgy tanks “Around 75% of the time, systems fail because they are designed or used incorrectly,” Peter Davidson, director Read more »

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Products and markets

The majority of Petroineos’ customers are based in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Northern England.  BP, Grangemouth’s former owner, remains its biggest customer  Particularly strong in middle distillates, the refinery’s product range consists of petrol, diesel, aviation fuel, LPG, fuel oil, Read more »

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Good times for public storage

Prax Simon Storage

Public storage is now fulfilling a number of key roles in the downstream supply chain In addition to both supplementing and complementing established oil company facilities, public storage contributes to the enhancement of our overall security and continuity of product Read more »

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