49 CFR § 195.307 - Pressure testing aboveground breakout tanks.

§ 195.307 Pressure testing aboveground breakout tanks.

(a) For aboveground breakout tanks built to API Spec 12F (incorporated by reference, see§ 195.3) and first placed in service after October 2, 2000, pneumatic testing must be performed in accordance with section 5.3 of API Spec 12 F.

(b) For aboveground breakout tanks built to API Std 620 (incorporated by reference, see§ 195.3) and first placed in service after October 2, 2000, hydrostatic and pneumatic testing must be performed in accordance with section 7.18 of API Std 620.

(c) For aboveground breakout tanks built to API Std 650 (incorporated by reference, see§ 195.3) and first placed in service after October 2, 2000, testing must be in accordance with sections 7.3.5 and 7.3.6 of API Standard 650 (incorporated by reference, see§ 195.3).

(d) For aboveground atmospheric pressure breakout tanks constructed of carbon and low alloy steel, welded or riveted, and non-refrigerated tanks built to API Std 650 or its predecessor Standard 12 C that are returned to service after October 2, 2000, the necessity for the hydrostatic testing of repair, alteration, and reconstruction is covered in section 12.3 of API Standard 653 (incorporated by reference, see§ 195.3).

(e) For aboveground breakout tanks built to API Std 2510 (incorporated by reference, see§ 195.3) and first placed in service after October 2, 2000, pressure testing must be performed in accordance with 2007 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) (Section VIII, Division 1 or 2).

[Amdt. 195-99, 80 FR 187, Jan. 5, 2015, as amended by Amdt. 195-100, 80 FR 12780, Mar. 11, 2015]