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Oil and Gas Produced Fluid Storage Tanks: What Kinds of Fluids?

Updated: Jan 1

Produced fluid is an important part of the oil and gas industry, and its proper storage is crucial for both safety and efficiency. Produced fluid storage tanks are the containers used to store this fluid, and they come in various sizes and types to meet the needs of the industry. In this article, we will explore the different types of fluids stored in produced fluid storage tanks and the importance of proper storage for each type.


What kind of fluids can a Viro Rental aboveground storage tank contain?


Produced Petroleum and H2S & Sours

Produced petroleum is the oil and gas that is extracted from the ground during drilling and extraction processes. This fluid is stored in produced fluid storage tanks before it is transported to a refinery for processing. The presence of H2S (Hydrogen Sulfide) and other sour gases in produced petroleum can be dangerous, and proper storage is essential to prevent accidents and protect the environment.

Fire Suppression Water and Waste Oils

Contaminated Ground Water and Potable Water


In conclusion, produced fluid storage tanks play a crucial role in the oil and gas industry, storing a variety of fluids including produced petroleum, H2S & sours, fire suppression water, waste oils, contaminated ground water, and potable water. Proper storage is essential to prevent accidents and protect the environment, and choosing the right type and size of tank is important to meet the specific needs of each fluid. Viro Rentals offers a wide range of produced fluid storage tanks to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry, ensuring the safe and efficient storage of these important fluids.



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