Oil and gas storage
Burnett, Peter G. Petroleum Engineer, Chicago, Illinois.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Crude oil and refined products
- Natural gas
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Storage, usually in great quantities, of crude oil and natural gas after production from natural reservoirs. Large amounts of refined products are stored as well. Storage is necessary to meet seasonal and other fluctuations in demand; for efficient operation of producing equipment, pipelines, tankers, and refineries; and for emergency use.
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