Egypt enters the Guinness Book of Records for the world largest tank for petroleum products

Petrojet, the executive arm of the Egyptian petroleum sector, obtained a certificate from the Guinness Book of World Records for its implementation of a crude oil storage in Ras Badran, as it is the largest floating tank in the world with a capacity of 175,000 cubic meters, equivalent to about 1.1 million barrels of crude oil, in addition to its implementation of the project.

Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, explained that this project comes within the national project to establish 29 crude oil tanks in a number of regions in Egypt, which are characterized by large storage capacities and ease of trading according to the latest operational technologies, within the framework of supporting infrastructure and efforts to transform Egypt into a regional center for oil and gas trading.

For his part, Engineer Walid Lotfy, President of Petrojet, explained that the company succeeded in manufacturing the storage depot in Petrojet’s centers specialized in local manufacturing, and it was implemented according to international specifications by adopting a new and unprecedented technology in construction works with a double and movable floating ceiling system.