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AS 4897-2008



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The design, installation and operation of underground petroleum storage systems

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Provides requirements and recommendations for the design, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of underground petroleum storage systems. Sets out procedures for inventory control and loss investigation. Based on the Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) CP4-2002.

This Standard sets out requirements for the design and installation of underground petroleum storage systems for the storage of petroleum products or used oil, and provides requirements for the operation, maintenance, testing, repair and re-use of new and existing underground petroleum storage systems. This Standard also sets out inventory control and loss investigation procedures that are appropriate to all underground petroleum storage systems.NOTE: In this Standard, the term ‘underground petroleum storage system’ is abbreviated to UPS system.

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Reconfirmed 15/07/2016.This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2016 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 15/07/2016
Standards Australia

First published as AS 4897-2008.Reconfirmed 2016. First published as AS 4897-2008.

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