TURKEY - CONSTRUCTION OF COMPLETE TANK FARM FOR CENTRAL ANATOLIAN REFINERY

Tekfen Job No:

101

Location:

Kırıkkale, Turkey

Client:

TPAO, Turkish Petroleum Co., Inc.

Contractor:

Tekfen Construction and Installation Co., Inc.

Tekfen Portion:

100%

Commencement:

02/07/1979

Completion:

30/06/1983

The scope of the Tank Farm Project is the construction, erection and insulation of 79 cylindrical and 4 spherical tanks, including complete civil works. In this farm, 28 tanks have mixers and 58 tanks have floor-heating systems for sludge prevention. Total weight of steel material used is 24.000 t and total storage capacity is 7.600.000 bbl (1.216.000 m3).


CAPACITY OF THE TANK FARM

3 floating roof tanks each with capacity of 135.430 m3 (850.000 bbl)
2 floating roof tanks with 63.000 m3 (400.000 bbl)
4 conical roof tanks with 34.600 m3 (216.250 bbl)
4 conical roof tanks with 23.540 m3 (148.000 bbl)
4 conical roof tanks with 15.780 m3 (98.625 bbl)
4 floating roof tanks with 15.780 m3 (98.625 bbl)
8 conical roof tanks with 10.670 m3 (66.700 bbl)
6 floating roof tanks with 10.670 m3 (66.700 bbl)
2 special tanks with (conical and floating roof) 10.670 m3 (66.700 bbl)
3 conical roof tanks with 8.200 m3 (51.250 bbl)
10 conical roof tanks with 5.200 m3 (32.500 bbl)
6 floating roof tanks with 5.200 m3 (32.500 bbl)
1 special tank with (conical and floating roof) 5.200 m3 (32.500 bbl)
2 conical roof tanks with 3.360 m3 (31.000 bbl)
14 conical roof tanks with 1.890 m3 (11.815 bbl)
6 floating roof tanks with 1.890 m3 (11.815 bbl)
3 spherical tanks each with maximum capacity of 3.000 m3 (18.750 bbl)
1 spherical tank with maximum capacity of 1000 m3 (6.250 bbl)

The scope covering off-site piping and auxiliary units, off-site collectors, fire fighting, oily and salty water systems, foam lines, loading / unloading facilities; 33 service buildings, 6 control and 6 substation buildings were constructed by Tekfen under a separate contract signed with the client, TPAO.