engineering and consulting company

Acknowledged leader in design, research and development works in the sphere of storage tanks for oil and oil products

 

OUR PROJECTS

More than 1500 projects have been performed since 1989


FRT- Floating Roof Tank
IFRT -Internal Floating Roof Tank
EFRT -External Floating Roof Tank
DWT - Double-Wall Tank
DWIFRT - Double-Wall Internal Floating Roof Tank

IMPORTANT

FACTS

Let us respectfully inform you that since March 1, 2017 GOST 31385-2016 “Vertical Cylindrical Steel Tanks for Oil and Oil Products. General Specifications” was introduced on the territory of Russia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kirghizia and the Republic of Belarus.

The standard establishes requirements for design, fabrication, installation and testing of vertical cylindrical steel tanks used for extraction, transportation, processing and storage of oil and petroleum products. It also describes requirements aimed at ensuring mechanical and industrial safety.

LLC “GTE” is the leading design company in the sphere of storage tank construction, joint author and content developer of this regulative document.                                                                                                  

 

                                                                                                             

 

 

Codes, standards and regulations

 

 

 

LLC “GLOBALTANKSENGINEERING” team participated in development of  normative documents for storage tanks in the Russian Federation and CIS countries:

 

  • GOST 31385-2008 and GOST 31385-2016 – Vertical Cylindrical Steel Tanks for Oil and Oil Products.

  • PB 03-381-00 and PB 03-605-03 – Safety Rules for Vertical Cylindrical Steel Tanks for Oil and Oil Products.

  • RB 03-69-2013 – Safety Manual for Vertical Cylindrical Steel Tanks for Oil and Oil Products. 

  • STO-SA-03-002-2009 – Rules for Design, Fabrication and Erection of Vertical Cylindrical Steel Tanks for Oil and Oil Products.

  • SN RK 3.05-24-2004 – Manual for Design, Fabrication and Erection of Vertical Cylindrical Steel Tanks for Oil and Oil Products (Norms of the Republic of Kazakhstan)

  • TKP 45-5.04-172-2010 (02250) – Vertical Cylindrical Steel Storage Tanks for Oil and Devices.  (Norms of the Republic of Belarus).

                                                                                                       Seminars and Conferences

On December 9 - 10, 2009 in Moscow, at the Russian State University of Oil and Gas named after I.M. Gubkin, the International Scientific and Practical Seminar "Improvement of the Regulatory Framework and Industrial Safety of Storage Tank Construction" was held. It was organized by Russian State University of Oil and Gas named after I.M. Gubkin and the Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision.

This seminar has become the largest in the last 10 years.

One hundred twenty specialists from 70 organizations from Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and the Russian representatives of Germany, Switzerland, USA, Norway and Finnish companies took part in the seminar.

The Seminar participants noted the good preparatory activities of the Organizing Committee. The specialists of LLC “GLOBALTANKSENGINEERING” (Samara), Scientific, and Production Concortium “Isothermic” (Moscow) played an important role in seminar preparation.

 

​On August 4 - 8, 2010, the regular International Scientific and Practical Seminar on Storage Tank Construction "Storage Tanks of Russia. Innovations of the XXI century» took place. The seminar was attended by 104 people representing 47 leading Russian organizations engaged in design, fabrication, construction and operation of steel tanks and equipment. The seminar was organized by Rostechnadzor, NPO "Rostekhespertiza", the Russian State University of Oil and Gas named after I.M. Gubkin, LLC “GlobalTaksEngineering”, Scientific and Production Concortium “Isothermic”.

​On June 6 - 10, 2011 in Varna, Bulgaria, an international scientific and practical conference on storage tank construction was held. Conference organizers: Consortium "KZU Holding Group" - Bulgaria; The Bulgarian-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Bulgaria; LLC "GlobalTanksEngineering" -Russia; Bulgarian Welding Union - Bulgaria; the Russian State University of Oil and Gas named after I.M. Gubkin - Russia; Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision "/ Rostechnadzor / - Russia; NPO Rostechekspertiza - Russia, Scientific and Production Concortium “Isothermic”- Russia

 

On June 5-12, 2012 in the town of Pomorie,  Bulgaria the regular international scientific and practical conference "Storage Tank Construction in Oil, Chemical and Gas Industry” took place. Organizers of the conference: KZU Holding, LLC “GlobalTanskEngineering”, Scientific and Production Concortium “Isothermic”, CJSC “Rosneftegazmontazh”, Scientific and Industrial Union “Riskom”, and Tyumen State Oil and Gas University with the support of Rostechnadzor and the Russian State University of Oil and Gas named after I.M. Gubkin

WHO WE ARE

Limited Liability Company “GlobalTanksEngineering” (earlier Samara affiliate of LLC “Koksohimmontazh-project” and Samara affiliate of “VNIKTI-steel structure”) is the leading design company in the sphere of storage tank construction.

Through the years, the company is an active member of Russian and foreign design markets of steel storage tanks for oil and oil products.

 Among the most significant objects designed by the specialists of our company are the largest tanks ever built in Russia with 100 000 cub. m capacity which were constructed for the projects of the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, Sakhalin-1

and Sakhalin-2.

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 
 
 
 
  • Mechanical construction drawings
  • Storage tank insulation design development
  • Storage tank heater design development
  • Storage tank lightning protection design development
  • Deluge and foam piping system design development
  • Internal piping system design development
  • Method Statement development
  • Above ground vertical fixed roof tank (up to 5kPa) - FRT

  • Vertical steel storage tank with internal floating roof - IFR

  • Vertical steel storage tank with external floating roof - EFR

  • Vertical steel storage tanks with a double wall  - DWT

  • Vertical steel storage tanks with a double wall and external(internal) floating roof - DWE(I)FR

  • Cryogenic storage tanks - CST

  • Hot Water Storage Tanks - HWST

  • Gas holders - GH

  • Welded and bolted silos for storage of liquid and bulk products

  • Oil
  • Oil products, layer water, industrial waste
  • Industrial water, potable water, hot water
  • Oil chemistry (alcohols, acids, alkalies, liquid medium)
  • Food items (molasses, syrup, vegetable oil, juices)
  • Liquefied natural gas (LNG)
  • Rolled modification
  • Plate-by-plate modification

  • Combined modification

DESIGN
STANDARDS
  • GOST 31385-2016 “Vertical Cylindrical Steel Tanks for Oil and Oil Products. General Specifications”
  • RB 03-69 (Order of Rostechnadzor No. 780 dated 23.12.2012 “For Approval of Safety Manual for Vertical Cylindrical Storage Tanks for Oil and Oil Products»)

  • STO-SA-03-002-2009 “Rules for Design, Manufacture and Erection of Vertical Steel Storage Tanks for Oil and Oil Products”)

  • SN RK 3.05-24-2004 “Instruction for Design, Fabrication and Erection of Vertical Cylindrical Steel Storage Tanks for Oil and Oil Products”, Kazakhstan

  • TKP 45-5.04-172-2010 “Vertical Cylindrical Steel Storage Tanks for Oil and Oil Products”, Belarus

  • API (American Petroleum Institute Standard)

  • EN (European Standard)

  • AWWA (American Water Works Association)

  • Design development and calculation performance per technical requirements of Royal Dutch Shell, СВ&I, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Technip, Linde Group

  • Carbon low alloy steel (St3sp5, 09G2S)
  • Stainless steel (12x18H10T, 08X18Н9T)

  • Aluminum alloys (АМг2, АМг3, АМг5)

  • Steel brands per S355. S345. S335 standards

  • Externally framed roofs
  • Internally framed roofs
  • Roofs with corrosion-resistant decking
of steel tank shape and bringing the tanks in compliance with applicable standards​

DEVELOPMENT OF DESIGN TO INCREASE THE VOLUME 

of existing storage tanks by bottom-up/jack-up method
​CALCULATION
OF STORAGE TANKS
Calculation of structures and details are performed in a certified finite element software ANSYS and calculation software MATHCAD
PROJECT LANGUAGES
Russian, English, Bilingual
DEVELOPMENT OF RECOMMENDATIONS
for tank major structures: shell, bottom, roof, pontoon, ladder and railing
EXPERT ANALYSIS
of storage tank design in order to improve its structural and technological characteristics
 
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT SERVICES
The Customer hires a Technical consultant who formulates technical specifications of a project under implementation
DESIGNER SUPERVISION
control of construction work result compliance to design documentation
SEISMIC ANALYSIS
of different steel structures
INSTALLATION SUPERVISION
  • General control (technical and technological) of construction and erection process;
  • Training (theory and practice) of the Customer’s personnel; 
  • Regular control of work quality
LOCALIZATION OF FOREIGN PROJECTS
Foreign companies suggest unconventional design solutions, which are known for their high quality. But it is not possible to directly imply them in Russian reality because there are differences in norms and regulations.  
The advantages of GlobalTanksEngineering are the efficiency and quality of the services offered, which we have due to our successful experience of localization of foreign projects in Russia and high professionalism of employees.
 

HIGH QUALIFICATION.

TEAM

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Oleg V. DIDKOVSKY

Doctor of Engineering

 

His entire career is devoted to fabrication of steel storage tanks for oil and oil products. Mr. Didkovsky carries on the work of his father, Vsevolod Didkovsky, one of the most popular and respected authorities in the sphere of storage tank construction in our country who was awarded the Lenin prize for invention of national tank erection technology – the rolling method in 1958.  O. V. Didkovsky is the author of many patents and inventions for storage tank structures, methods of tank fabrication and erection. Almost all the tank structures in our country have been designed and manufactured with regard to his design, scientific and technical solutions for more than 30 years of his creative activity.

O.V. Didkovsky is the author of the majority of design and technological solutions in the sphere of storage tank construction.

 

LUKOIL - West Siberia
Development of structural steel design for FRT-10 000 m3
AZER -Trans, Azerbaijan
Development of structural steel design for EFRT- 30 000 m3
Saratov oil refinery
Development of structural steel design for FRT-50 000 m3
Yamal LNG
Development of structural steel design for IFRT-50 000 m3., FRT- 11 900 m3,
FRT-10 000 m3, FRT-5 000 m3, FRT-2 545 m3, FRT-2 405 m3.
Nizhnekamsk oil refinery
Development of structural steel design for FRT-50 000 m3, FRT-20 000 m3.
Mozyr Oil Refinery
Development of structural steel design for DWT - 30 000 m3.
RPK-Vysotsk, OC Lukoil
Development of structural steel design for DWT-15 000 m3, DWT - 10 000 m3.
Naryanmarneftegaz, OC Lukoil
Development of structural steel design for FRT-20 000 m3, FRT-4 995 m3.
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Russia, 443001, Samara, Sadovaya st, 278, office 321

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