Business Overview
 

 




Aquitane Oil and Gas has concluded the acquisition of a 27,000MT petroleum product storage facility located along the Ibafon jetty road, off Apapa- Oshodi Expressway by Trinity Bus stop in Apapa Local Government Area of Lagos State. The site is located within a storage depot park that comprises other storage facility operators like Zenon Petroleum, Sahara Energy, Honeywell, Ascon Oil, Sea Petroleum and Gas, Wabeco and Integrated Oil and Gas.

 

Access to the facilities is through the popular Apapa-Oshodi Expressway and is close proximity to the Tin Can Island and RORO ports, the major import/export terminals in Nigeria. The immediate neighbourhood is an industrial cum commercial area that has good access roads leading into and out of it. The depot is located at the most optimal location in the depot park due to its easy access to the major expressway.

 

Facility Description: 

 

The terminal consists of 6 (six) vertically mounted steel tanks of different capacities which have a total capacity of approximately 27,000 (Twenty Seven Thousand) Metric Tonnes. The physical land area measures approximately 5, 652 sqm (Five Thousand Six Hundred and Fifty) square meters and consists of an office complex, loading gantry, pump house, laboratory, Independent Power Plant and security house.

 

The terminal is equipped with fully automated loading gantries from where the loading operation is monitored and controlled remotely using the latest in Accuload technology.

 

Safety devices like earth relay have been provided to dissipate any static charge if so generated during the course of loading. The loading points are surrounded by Fire Ring Network with Fire Monitors and Hydrant Points to take care of any emergency. A foam tank for fire fighting is also a major component of the terminals fire-fighting mechanism.

 

33,000 litre capacity tankers can be loaded in 10-15minutes, which approximates to 145 trucks in an 8 hour shift and 435 trucks daily in a three shift regime. 

 

 

 

 
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