Storage and Distribution

Costain has a wealth of experience with oil storage and distribution facilities in the UK, providing standalone project solutions as well as full operation & maintenance, term service and framework agreements for all types and stages of projects.

We can help you appraise, design, construct, commission and operate your oil storage and distribution facilities, providing you with optimised, safe, environmentally compliant solutions which do not compromise on reliability or robustness.


Our solution offering includes the following: 

  • Operations & maintenance
  • Terminal and jetty maintenance and integrity assessment and improvement
  • Full tank cleaning, inspect & repair capability
  • Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) recovery
  • Pipeline engineering, operation & maintenance
  • Environmental permit application support
  • Best Available Technology (BAT) assessments
  • COMAH compliance assurance

Operations Of Tank Farms, Pipelines and Jetties

  • Provisions of operatives trained and
    certified as competent on COMAH facilities
  • Focus on Process Safety Management with
    accredited in-house training
  • Asset Optimisation reviews including full
    Asset Management Planning
  • HSE and EA operation compliance

Risk Based Integrity Management and Engineering

  • Condition monitoring beyond the normal
    inspection techniques to full evaluation of
    assets in use
  • API 570 inspection techniques to risk assess
    pipe layouts and using ultrasonic nondestructive
  • Tank inspection to EEMUA 159 Guidelines
    and associated risk assessments giving
    optimised repairs


Robert Pitman

Head of Business Development – Oil & Gas

Tel: 0788 109 0536