tank farm


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Noun1.tank farm - an area used exclusively for storing petroleum in large tankstank farm - an area used exclusively for storing petroleum in large tanks
area, country - a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
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tank farm

n (US) → Tanklager nt
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Shrimp farming in tanks is still a fledgling industry throughout the United States, with fewer than two dozen tank farms nationwide.
Other clients also use our tank farm [for storage], so we effectively have all the carriers that provide fuel distribution usually coming to our tank farm to transfer their fuel into our tanks," Helzer explains.
In 2003, Lanka IOC -- a subsidiary of state- owned IOC -- bought one- third share in Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminals Ltd which operates the China Bay tank farm.
Overall, the BSG System will be designated to receive and transport up to 75,000 bpd for redelivery to downstream pipelines originating at the Colorado City Tank Farm in Scurry County.
Shinn said the USW would be mobilizing area USW leaders and workers who depend on the energy products maintained at the South Portland tank farm to vote "No" on the local ballot issue.
But that proposal is at odds with a half-dozen-year-old effort by Tyree Oil to build a rail spur next to a proposed alternative-fuels tank farm - planned to open in the next two years - on a redeveloped brownfield site at Highway 99 and Irving Road.
Introduction of a new Emergency Shutdown (ESD) System for the Tank Farm area.
This includes the obsolete first-release of Yokogawa's Windows-NT based Centum-CS Distributed Control System (DCS) and Unix-based Oil Movement System in the refinery tank farm control building.
The tank farm will be used by the Malaysian company Pristine Oil for the storage of crude oil.
Another segment of the operation involved building a tank farm with a 10,000-barrel steel storage tank and two smaller tanks, including the conventional pump station and manifolds.
based specialty contractor, has completed the demolition of a tank farm in Central7New Jersey.
The refinery's tank farm has been expanded through the addition of three storage tanks and renovation of the existing 11 tanks.