Storage Tank

Definition(s)


Storage Tank

Fixed tank or vessel that is not part of the processing unit in petrochemical facilities, refineries, gas plants, oil and gas production facilities, and other facilities.

  • NOTE: 1 See process tank (3.1.61).
  • NOTE:  2 These tanks or vessels are often located in tank farms.

Source: API STD 521, Pressure-relieving and Depressuring Systems, Sixth Edition, January 2014. Global Standards