Client Application: SSB Internal Flood

Problem

Soil Side Bottom (SSB) corrosion of a tank that is out of service and has a foundation of concrete, bitumen or compacted sand with liners.

Details

  • Oil terminal/port with 80+ tanks; tank diameter ~75m compacted sand with bitumen foundation
  • Partial floor replacement due to SSB corrosion; nozzle to SSB area attached to floor plate
  • Zerion FVS – B-15 inhibitor mixed with water and slurry is injected into SSB space
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Details Cont.

  • Critical oil transit facility; tank diameter ~78m rock fill base with bitsand foundation
  • Partial floor replacement due to SSB corrosion; central opening in cone up floor for inhibitor
  • Zerion FVS – B-15 inhibitor mixed with water and slurry injected into SSB space; excess sen as white powder confirming even distribution of inhibitor across the bottom