Basic Design Components of Fuel Systems

2012 ASPE Webinar Series

Basic Design Components of Fuel Systems


Earn Continuing Education Credits: This one-hour contact program provides 0.1 CEU or 1.0 PDH.


Environmental laws and regulations have changed the fuel system components on a regular basis and have evolved into a very complex area of facility designs. The days of simply "putting a tank in the ground and burying it" are a thing of the past.

In this one-hour webinar the presenter will discuss the basic components of above ground and underground storage tank systems. This will include the different manholes, valves, and tank considerations that you will have to investigate as you engineer the system for the owner. Many of the components are commonly misused and incorrectly specified. During this webinar you will learn about the many many choices you will face in selecting the right items for the project. 



The Speaker: David Chrien


David is the President of Service Station Equipment Co. Inc. (SSECO), an air fluid environmental equipments company. David has been in the petroleum equipment industry for 38 years and has spoken to many ASPE Chapters throughout the past 15 years. He was recently appointed to the committee to write “Best Practices for Emergency Generator and Fuel Oil systems” manual for the Petroleum Equipment Association. He is a Steel Tank Institute Inspector’s License Level 2 (EPA SPCC requirements). He graduated from John Carroll University with a bachelor’s degree in 1975 after which he joined the family business serving a wide range of petroleum, automotive, and bulk plant applications. He also speaks to the John Carroll University Entrepreneurs’ Association, a program to help young students understand the problems of entrepreneurship and family business.


David recently developed a prefabricated pipe trench that provides an easy to access pipe trench in concrete floors for any type of piping application including fuel oil, water, steam, and laboratory applications.


Original Air Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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