NAYARA ENERGY How is petrol safely stored at petrol stations?
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How is petrol safely stored at petrol stations? In most petrol station, petrol is stored in underground cylindrical tanks with a capacity in kilo litres. In most cases the the tanks have a storage of 15kl-20kl. The stored fuel could last for up to three days of service. The underground location protects the fuel from vehicles, vandals, and fires on the surface. In some of the modern petrol station there are electronic monitors in tank which helps the petrol pump owner to overlook the conditions of the petrol pump as to quantity of the fuel in the tank or if there are any leakage issue in the tank.
? How is petrol safely stored at petrol stations? At times of adversities such as floods, the tanks are protected by underground anchors and a slab on top of the tanks. To conclude I would mention that petrol is mostly secure in the underground tanks, it is only when the fuel is pumped into a vehicle that we should be extremely cautious.
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