TANK LIFE CYCLE SERVICES

path employs best in class technology and experience to address even the most difficult tank issues.

Safe

No personnel enter the tank during the cleaning process reducing exposure hours by 90% overall

CLEAN

Nearly 100% hydrocarbon recovery from the de-sludging process and reduction of over 90% of waste disposed

Efficient

Reduce project time of up to 80% compared to traditional methods, meeting your schedule and your budget

we solve your problems, safely.

Recordable Injuries, ITD

First Aids, 2020

TRIR (7 Years)

Lost Time Injuries, ITD

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Each illustration highlights a different way path can help solve your issues

Heat Exchange ↓

Description:
Combination of circulation, heat exchange, and heat sources to heat tank contents

Technical Specs:
Plate and Shell-and-Tube exchangers
7.5MM Btu/hr Hot oil heaters
Up to 350HP 150psig boilers
Low emission propane fuel

Uses and Benefits:
Liquefication and stabilization of sludge, tank homogenization, cleaning performance enhancement

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Nitrogen Generation ↓

Description:
Membrane nitrogen generators separate nitrogen from compressed air

Technical Specs:
 Up to 1300CFM per unit of
– Up to 99.5% purity nitrogen
– Pressure ratings: 150, 300, and 2500psig

Uses and Benefits:
Used to create inert tank conditions during cleaning operations, vapor phase chemistry, purging pipelines and vessels

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In-Service Video ↓

Description:
The Path Owl™ Camera is a hydraulically actuated, remote control, explosion proof camera

Technical Specs:
– Class 1 Div. 1 Rated unit with Integrated lighting
– Able to install on active tanks and vessels
– Live video feed monitoring on mobile device

Uses and Benefits:
Monitor cleaning progress, assess in-service tank condition, sludge mapping, vessel inspections

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Volume Reduction/Separation ↓

Description:
Remove sludge and solids from online tanks, restoring lost process capacity

Technical Specs:
– Jet Mixing and Roof Nozzle packages to agitate tank contents 
– Centrifuging, Hydrocyclones, Shakers, etc. for separation

Uses and Benefits:
Reduce sludge levels, remove catalyst build up, limit cleaning scope

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Sampling, Gauging, Sludge Mapping ↓

Description:
Field and lab services required to provide accurate estimates of tank contents

Technical Specs:
– Various proprietary gauging and sampling tools
– Provide 3D maps of sludge content
– Provide video and pictures of tank internals

Uses and Benefits:
Accurately report what is in the tank to allow the owners to manage their asset with minimal uncertainty

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Gas Monitoring ↓

Description:
Fixed and mobile gas monitoring stations provide constant sampling and analysis of commonly monitored gasses

Technical Specs:
Flexible devices can monitor: O2, H2S, LEL, CO, Benzene, etc.  Able to read accurately in inert environments

Uses and Benefits:
Tank atmosphere monitoring and integrated ESD functionality, confined space monitoring

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ColdTapping ↓

Description:
Mount nozzles on tank roofs and cold cut coupons for access to live tank

Technical Specs:
– Low heat generation hydraulically driven motor
– Non-sparking and fully bonded process
– Gasketed gas and liquid tight connection

Uses and Benefits:
Install cleaning nozzles and level instrument, vapor control, gauging and sampling

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The path technology suite is adaptable.  We can create a custom tailored solution that fits your tank and solves your problems quickly, safely, and with limited environmental impact

Serving your industry:

Refineries | Transportation | Terminals | Pipelines | Mining | Power | Chemicals | Aviation | Government | Agriculture | Maritime | Asphalt | Pulp and Paper | Food and Beverage | EPCs

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ADDRESS

4723 Pinemont Dr
Houston, TX 77092

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