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Ric Young Named Manager of Aboveground Storage Tank Division

2021-10-28T12:55:34-05:00Mon, Oct 4 2021|

Austin, TX – Tanknology Inc. announced today that Ric Young has been named Manager of the company’s Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Division. In this capacity, Young will be responsible for the operations of Tanknology’s nationwide Aboveground Storage Tank Testing Group.

With nearly 10 years of industry experience, Young has served Tanknology as AST Sales Manager and Regional Sales Manager for Tanknology’s Southeast and Gulf Coast Divisions. Young is a STI SP001 certified inspector and served as a committee member on the 6th edition if the STI SP001 standard. Young holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Toledo and is based in Tanknology’s Austin, Texas office.

Young replaces Greg Goeks, who retired Sept. 30.

“We are extremely grateful for all Greg has done to grow our AST Division and we wish him the best in his retirement,” said Tanknology CEO Allen Porter. “We feel very fortunate that we were able to promote Ric to fill the position as he is a talented, knowledgeable and dedicated individual with extensive leadership experience. I have no doubt that our AST Division will continue to grow under Ric’s leadership.”

Young can be reached at (800) 292-2214 or via email at ryoung@tanknology.com.

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2021-09-15T13:55:59-05:00Tue, Sep 28 2021|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Northeast region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 8,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held regular unleaded.

The TankCam inspection revealed discoloration and flaking throughout the tank. Residue was observed on the sides and sediment and debris were found on the bottom of the tank. Corrosion was also seen in the ATG riser.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

PEI Journal: Lessons From 300K Inspections

2021-10-28T12:57:41-05:00Sun, Sep 26 2021|

On October 13, 2018 new federal UST regulations took effect requiring that all owners/operators of the nation’s regulated USTs should have completed their first 30-Day walkthrough inspection. Since that time, Tanknology’s Inspection Services Division has performed more than 250,000 walkthrough inspections, covering fueling facilities of all shapes and sizes, in all 50 states. Read more from the PEI Journal here…

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2021-09-15T13:44:03-05:00Tue, Sep 21 2021|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Northeast region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 6,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held diesel.

The TankCam inspection revealed cosmetic blemishes on the sides and ceiling of the tank. The bottom of tank was obscured by product, while residue and possible corrosion were found on the STP shaft, STP bung and manway. Corrosion was also found in the riser pipe.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2021-09-07T20:06:45-05:00Tue, Sep 14 2021|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Southwest region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 10,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held midgrade unleaded.

The TankCam inspection revealed a build-up of residue on much of the lower half of the tank surface. Areas of possible blistering and flaking were observed through the residue on the tank walls. The inspection also showed moisture staining on the tank walls and a drip originating from the STP area. White streaking and staining were foud on the top and walls of the tank.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2021-09-03T14:05:19-05:00Tue, Sep 7 2021|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Gulf Coast region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 6,000 gallon steel tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held E-85.

The TankCam inspection showed oxidation, sludge, residue and minor corrosion throughout the tank. Unusual stains were found at the striker plate and the seam between side and endcap of the tank.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2021-07-29T13:39:07-05:00Tue, Aug 31 2021|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Gulf Coast region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 10,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held regular unleaded.

The TankCam inspection showed an active water ingress through a crack in the endcap. Residue was observed throughout tank and flaking and peeling were found. After the product was removed, the TankCam inspection located the source of the ingress.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2021-09-03T14:01:15-05:00Tue, Aug 24 2021|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Ohio Valley region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 6,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions.

The TankCam inspection showed that the tank appeared to be in good condition. The inspection showed that the STP and drop tube looked new, although a small, periodic drip was observed from the STP manway and the vapor recovery bung.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2021-07-29T13:07:25-05:00Tue, Aug 17 2021|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Ohio Valley region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 4,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held regular unleaded.

The TankCam inspection showed numerous water running down interior walls of the tank. Drips were also found that appeared to originate near the tank bungs. The source of the drips was not determined and the inspection showed no substantial water ingress, however the large number of water drips suggests a water ingress is present. The STP shaft was covered with heavy corrosion.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

Tank Trouble Tuesday

2021-08-13T13:52:05-05:00Tue, Aug 10 2021|

 

A fueling facility in Tanknology’s Southeast region requested a TankCam® inspection of a 4,000 gallon fiberglass tank to inspect for undesirable conditions or abnormal operating conditions. The tank held water.

The TankCam inspection revealed that the upper tank walls had been partially cleaned. The inspection showed no obvious penetrations, cracks or points of
ingress but showed that the tank bottom was covered with a dark liquid that obscured the view of the actual tank surface.

TankCam® video inspection services from Tanknology help you detect UST problems with no need for excavation or manned entry. TankCam is patent pending.

 

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