Tank Storage Logistics

Oiltanking has been active in tank storage logistics since 1972, and is one of the largest independent operators of tank terminals for oils, chemicals and gases worldwide. The company owns and operates 70 terminals in 23 countries with a total storage capacity of 20 million cbm, on five continents – in Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, India, and the Asia-Pacific region.

At the tank terminals, Oiltanking stores and handles nearly 1,000 different products including crude oil, petroleum products, biofuels, chemicals and gases. The total throughput of all terminals in 2018 was around 153 million tons.

Oiltanking has a strong customer orientation and provides tailor-made infrastructure. Its focus is on safe, efficient and reliable services in constructing and operating its facilities.

Besides tank storage, Oiltanking is active in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of tank terminals, pipelines, refineries and power plants. The Indian subsidiary Indian Oiltanking Limited is a leading EPC company in India, and also active in other parts of Asia. Oiltanking’s global experience is incorporated into the design, ensuring that the synergies between Oiltanking and Indian Oiltanking Limited are effectively leveraged.

In 2018, about 3,300 employees worked for Oiltanking.

Key Facts

  • 70

    tank terminals
    in 23 countries

  • 20

    million cbm
    storage capacity

  • 153

    million tons
    total throughput

  • 1,000


  • 3,300