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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, gases and chemicals worldwide. The company owns and operates 41 terminals in 18 countries with a total storage capacity of more than 16 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 500 different products including crude oil, petroleum products, biofuels, gases and chemicals. The total throughput of all terminals in 2019 was around 155 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.

In 2020, about 2,600 employees worked for Oiltanking.


Oiltanking has specialized in the handling and storage of crude oil and petroleum products for decades. The company also offers downstream processing steps, such as the blending of petroleum products, as well as customized logistics management solutions.


Oiltanking is also regarded as a competent provider for the storage of gases. Besides other locations in Europe, as well as Asia and America, the growing network includes the Oiltanking Antwerp Gas Terminal, one of Europe's largest independent LPG and petrochemical gas terminals, with two 135,000 cbm, fully refrigerated gas tanks under construction.


As a partner to the petrochemicals industry, Oiltanking specializes in the storage of everything from basic chemicals to specialty chemicals. Here too, all operations are performed in a safe and customer-focused way and meet the highest safety and environmental standards.

Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)

Besides tank storage, Oiltanking is active in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of tank terminals.

Key Facts

  • 41

    tank terminals
    in 18 countries

  • 16

    million cbm
    storage capacity

  • 155

    million tons
    total throughput

  • 500


  • 2,900