Digitizing hydrocarbon storage tanks: an efficient and safe pre-maintenance analysis

PARESA is pleased to share the article published by GIM International – the quality global magazine for Geomatics professionals – concerning the 3D topographic tank survey carried out by PARESA at the API Refinery of Ancona.

When it came to carrying out essential maintenance on the storage tanks, which can often be complex, PARESA worked closely with Topcon Positioning Group to conduct a topographic survey using a three-dimensional analysis of the tank. The Topcon GLS-2000 laser scanner was chosen for the job due to its ability to reconstruct the entire structure and all of its features.

The development of these technologies has changed the traditional approach to surveying techniques. Adopting digital processes means reducing errors in the design and verification phase and verifying work in progress.

Adopting this new kind of approach is vital for innovation and improvement of product quality. Full article available here: https://www.gim-international.com/content/article/digitizing-hydrocarbon-storage-tanks