Tank farm

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 'Tank Farm', on the Waitemata Harbour in Auckland, New Zealand


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  • 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 —   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

  • 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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