API 650 Welded Steel Tanks for Oil Storage - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to design and construct welded tanks for oil storage.

This standard covers material, design, fabrication, erection, and testing requirements for vertical cylindrical above ground, closed and open-top, welded steel storage tanks in various sizes and capacities for lateral pressures approximating atmospheric pressures, except that a small internal pressure is permitted when the additional requirements of Appendix F are met.

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Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Operating address: Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: Locked Mail Bag Service 100
East Perth, Western Australia
Phone: 08 9358 8002
Fax: 08 9358 8000
Email: safety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)