Certified Tank Inspection and Testing Services in Louisiana
NDT Tanknicians is an industry leader in storage tank and pressure vessel testing, inspections, and repairs in Louisiana. We go above and beyond to ensure the structural integrity of your tanks, boilers, pressure vessels, and pipelines so that you can enjoy peace of mind.
Increase the longevity of your assets with expert mechanical integrity evaluations and non-destructive testing.
Non-destructive testing (NDT)
OSHA 10, 30 & 40 Approved
API 653, API 510, API 570 & SP0001 Certified
Oil and gas
Industrial Asset Management Made Simple
Our Inspectors are certified ASNT-SNT-TC-1A Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) technicians. Our NDT methods yield in-depth quantitative results, allowing us to calculate corrosion rates and find areas of excessive deterioration. We can then recommend the preventative maintenance needed to mitigate the probability of a hazardous discharge into the environment and avoid more costly repairs later on.
We perform both fixed interval inspections and risk-based inspections to provide insight into the structural integrity of your assets when it is most needed. Our expert API 653, API 510, STI SP0001, and API 570 inspections will uncover exactly how well your tank is holding up, to both outside elements and the product it contains.
OUR NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING SERVICES INCLUDE:
- Above Ground & Underground Tank Inspection
- Visual Inspections
- Ultrasonic Testing
- Magnetic Particle Testing / Magnaflux Inspection
- Penetrant Dye Testing
- Vacuum Box Testing
- Radiographic Testing
- Ultrasonic Thickness Testing
- Tank Tightness Testing
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Why the Pelican State is Choosing NDT Tanknicians
Louisiana is the largest producer of crude oil in the country and the fourth largest producer of natural gas. The 17 refineries operating in the state process over 3 million barrels of crude oil each day, with the 7 refineries in the Greater New Orleans area alone producing over 1 million barrels of oil daily and accounting for 10% of the USA’s total refining capacity. The state boasts 124,764 miles of pipeline and nearly 90% of America’s offshore oil rigs are located off the coast of Louisiana. Offshore fields including Thunder Horse, Stonefly, Mad Dog, and the Vito Deepwater Oilfield have produced both millions of barrels of oil and a wealth of high-paying jobs.
Many petrochemical companies operate in Louisiana, including Chevron, Shell, Cornerstone, Dow, Phillips 66, and the Pelican Refining Company. The state is also home to a number of chemical manufacturing companies, including Rubicon, Bercen, Reagent Chemical, and Helena Agriculture. NDT Tanknicians provides Louisiana businesses with expert service for their above ground storage tanks and pressure vessels.
Louisiana’s humid climate leads to increased risk of humidity-related degradation of its above ground storage tanks. In addition to our inspections, we provide our Louisianian customers with protective lining and coating services to extend the life of their assets. These services also protect against oxidation and corrosion caused by the salty air of the Gulf of Mexico. Louisiana is also vulnerable to tornadoes throughout the state and to major hurricanes in its southern lowlands, including the Greater New Orleans area. Our expert repair and engineering services help our Louisiana customers deal with environmental damage so that they are able to return to full capacity more quickly — or even stay up and running without costly downtime.
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- American Society of Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT) SNT TC-1A
- National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Certified Coating Inspector
- Steel Tank Institute (STI) SP001 AST (Shop Fabricated) Certified
- American Petroleum Institute (API) 653 AST (Field Erected) Certified
- American Petroleum Institute (API) 651 (Cathodic Protection) Certified
- American Petroleum Institute (API) 570 (Pipelines)
- American Petroleum Institute (API) 510 (Pressure Vessel)Certified
We take pride in the certifications we hold and strive to always uphold the high standards of the respected organizations that granted them.
OUR FULL RANGE OF SERVICES
Tank Coatings and Linings
We offer surface preparation and application of interior and exterior anti-corrosive coating systems for a wide range of substrates, including concrete, steel alloys, and plastics.
Repairs, Alterations, and Engineering Repairs
Whether you’re dealing with corrosion, plumbing failure, poor maintenance, dispensing and delivery problems, or unsafe tank conditions, our expert repair services increase the lifespan of your assets.
We have extensive experience and state-of-the-art equipment for cleaning all types of industrial environments, including storage tanks, sumps, separators, and pressurized vessels.
Oil & Gas Refining: Above ground Storage Tanks, Process piping & Pressure vessels
Insulated Asphalt ASTs
Air Receiver Tanks
ENGINEERING & EVALUATION
Mechanical Integrity Evaluation
Non Destructive Testing
Mechanical Integrity Evaluation
Asset Remaining Life
LOUISIANA PETROLEUM AND STORAGE TANK GOVERNANCE
Louisiana does not have state regulations regarding above ground storage tanks, but advises owners and operators to follow the federal guidelines. Underground storage tank regulations and compliance are overseen by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
602 N. Fifth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 1 (866) 896-LDEQ
Louisiana Liquified Petroleum Gas Commission
7919 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone: (225) 925-4895
Fax: (225) 925-4898
Louisiana LP Gas Commission
P.O. Box 66209
Baton Rouge, LA 70896
Louisiana Oil and Gas Association
PO Box 4069
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: (225) 388-9525 or (800) 443-1433
NATIONAL REGULATORY AGENCIES
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s Office of Pipeline Safety (PHMSA)
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 366-4433
HAZMAT Registration Help Desk: (202) 366-4109
Hazardous Materials Information Center: 1 (800) 467-4922
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Region 6 Office
Environmental Protection Agency
1201 Elm Street, Suite 500
Dallas, TX 75270
Phone: (214) 665-2200
Toll free: (800) 887-6063