Petro Guardian News

April 8, 2021
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Tank Venting and Lightning Protection

Tank Venting and Lightning Protection As leaders […]
March 3, 2021
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Wintertime Static Electricity and the Risks at Production Sites

Wintertime Static Electricity and the Risks at […]
February 9, 2021

2020 Strikes Again – Three Takeaways from The 2020 Lightning Report

2020 Strikes Again - Three Takeaways from The 2020 Lightning Report
January 4, 2021

Petro Guardian Inspection Expands Inspection Program

Petro Guardian Inspection Expands Inspection Program Petro […]
December 10, 2020
2020 Tank Battery Fires

2020 Tank Battery Fires

In 2020, lightning strikes and sparks were responsible for 10+ fires and over 45 tank battery fires. These accidents can be dangerous and can cost millions. Learn more about Petro Guardian's lightning protection plans.
July 16, 2020
Fire burns to the ocean at the Union Oil tank farm in Avila Beach in January 1908

The 112 Year Old Problem Still Affecting The Oil & Gas Industry

The Petro Guardian team has been working to help our customers protect their assets from lightning for over 20 years, but tank battery fires caused by lightning have been around for far longer. In fact, the first recorded tank battery fire caused by a lightning strike happened over 112 years ago in Avila Beach, California.