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News update

First fill for Gabès gas tanks

1 January 2017 - Projects update and handover - Tunisia

In Gabès, at the site created for the Société Nationale de Distribution des Pétroles for the storage of liquefied hydrocarbons (six sand-filled storage spheres, each with a capacity of 4,000 cu. metres), the Entrepose Contracting (VINCI Construction) teams have started filling operations.

First fill for Gabès gas tanks
First fill for Gabès gas tanks

On 22 November, two LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) storage spheres were filled with a total of 350 t of butane. Filling operations continued the following day, with an additional 170 t of butane and 250 t of propane; after which, in the interest of site safety, operational tests were carried out to check that all equipment was functioning properly.

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