tank farm


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tank farm

[′taŋk ‚färm]
(petroleum engineering)
An area in which a number of large-capacity storage tanks are located, generally used for crude oil or petroleum products.

tank farm

tank farm
Tank farm.
A cluster of fuel storage tanks.
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Further steps in the regulatory process will be required before the C Tank Farm is closed.
With their expansion into the tank farm fuel storage business, Osborne describes the supply chain that brings fuel to the end user.
Just about all the gasoline used in Southern Oregon comes through an 8-inch buried, high-pressure pipeline that starts at refineries in Northwest Washington and ends at the tank farm on Prairie Road.
* Introduction of new vibration monitoring systems (VMS) in the Tank Farm and marine areas.
The tank farm was already large by the usual standards, but the air base was expanding rapidly to keep pace with the war in Vietnam.
This a ULG blending unit and integration with an existing blender, expansion of tank farms, upgrading a substation and offsite facilities.
The oil tank farms that propagated on Parry Sound's waterfront until the early 1980s have given way to ambitious plans for an upscale residential and commercial development.
The former Vopak chemical tank farm in Barry has been the focus of controversy for years.
The terminal will enable ships berthed in the port facilities to transfer their liquid cargo by a pipeline to a tank farm. Product can then be transferred to the industries linked to the terminal.
Working with the low-income, primarily Latino population of East Austin, Texas, Susana Almanza and Sylvia Herrera of People Organized in Defense of Earth and her Resources led a successful fight to shut down a chemical tank farm and move a rodent-infested landfill.
HI 3030 general-purpose weight controller is used in tank farm, level weighing, batching, filling, dispensing and checkweighing applications.
The tank farm is the biggest investment since SvG Intermol was formed in 2000, said managing director Ben Macer.