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RP800: Design and Installation of Bulk Storage Plants (2013 Edition)

RP800 PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED.

The official 30-day comment period for PEI/RP800 closed on June 30, 2020. All comments submitted will be tabulated and considered by the RP800 within 90 days of the close of the comment period.

 

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Recommended Practices for Installation of Bulk Storage Plants(PEI/RP800-13) provides a basic reference that consolidates published and unpublished information from equipment manufacturers, contractors, installers, bulk-plant facility owners and regulators describing recommended practices for the construction of new petroleum bulk-storage systems.

The document applies to underground, aboveground, atmospheric and shop-fabricated tanks, associated piping, diking, spill containment, equipment intended for the bulk storage and transfer of petroleum, biofuels, and related products to and from wheeled delivery vehicle tanks. The recommended practices apply to single- and double-walled horizontal and vertical tanks, as well as insulated and fire-protected (resistant) tanks.

PEI has written this document to help maximize system efficiency; prevent surface and groundwater contamination; minimize environmental hazards; reduce safety hazards and avoid practices that will needlessly increase installation costs.

View the RP800 Table of Contents

Single-copy price is $50 for PEI members; $195 for nonmembers.