PetroTec is the Factory-Coated Tank for the Petroleum Industry

    When it comes to petroleum storage, no other tank manufacturer can compete with the decades of experience and thousands of successful installations of CST Storage (formerly Columbian TecTank®).

    CST Storage originated its tank business in the oil industry. Dating back to 1893, CST Storage pioneered the use of bolted steel storage tanks for petroleum applications. Today, CST Storage is the only certified API-12B tank manufacturer in the world. PetroTec engineers have working knowledge of the oil industry and its standards, and are well equipped to build the best tank value on the market with the lowest cost-per-unit volume stored. With 250,000 tanks in 125 countries performing in thousands of applications, no other company can match CST Storage’s design, manufacturing and construction experience.

    PetroTec bolted tanks continue to be the preferred choice for storage of:

    • Crude oil
    • Drilling fluids
    • Mud
    • Wastewater
    • Distillates
    • Frac Sand
    • Frac Water


    PetroTec® storage solutions are ideal for the following applications:

    Bulk Petroleum Storage

    CST’s petroleum storage capabilities cover a broad range sizes from 50 BBL to over 6,000,000 gallons. Our PetroTec CS tanks are the only monogrammed API-12B tanks in the world.

    Frac Water and Sand

    We have been manufacturing storage solutions for frac water and frac sand for more than 100 years. With this experience and a portfolio of integrated tanks and covers to select from, no other company can match CST’s ability to provide so many proven solutions.


    CST offers a range of products, coatings and services to each customer’s specific liquid chemical storage needs from exploration to refining to terminal storage.


    Reliable and dependable treatment of water used in the petroleum process depends on the quality of the tank and the manufacturer standing behind it. Our tanks are constructed quickly and easily and ready to handle the tough wastewater challenges of any drilling process.



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