Tank farm

  An installation used by trunk and gathering pipeline companies, crude oil producers, and terminal operators (except refineries) to store crude oil.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

Energy terms . 2014.

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  • Tank farm — may refer to the:*Alternate name for an oil depot, a facility for storage of liquid (petro ) chemicals *Tank Farm, also known as Tuff Crater , a volcanic crater in the Auckland Volcanic Field, New Zealand *Western Reclamation, also known as the… …   Wikipedia

  • tank farm — ☆ tank farm n. an expanse of land on which a number of fuel oil storage tanks are located …   English World dictionary

  • Tank Farm — The Western Reclamation in Auckland City is also sometimes called Tank Farm . Tank Farm (sometimes Tuff Crater) is the name of a volcanic explosion crater in North Shore City, New Zealand. It is a part of the Auckland volcanic field. Located near …   Wikipedia

  • tank farm — noun an area used exclusively for storing petroleum in large tanks • Hypernyms: ↑area, ↑country * * * noun : a continuous area used exclusively for the field storage of oil in tanks; especially : such an area with all of the tanks and equipment * …   Useful english dictionary

  • tank farm — an area or expanse of land used for holding oil storage tanks. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • tank farm — Land on which a number of large capacity storage tanks are located, generally for crude oil …   Petroleum refining glossary

  • tank farm — number of tanks placed together (for the storage of oil, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tank farm — A cluster of fuel storage tanks …   Aviation dictionary

  • tank farm — /ˈtæŋk fam/ (say tangk fahm) noun a group of storage tanks at an oil refinery or terminal together with the land on which they stand …   Australian English dictionary

  • tank farm —  Collection of oil tanks …   American business jargon

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