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Working and Net Available Shell Storage Capacity

With Data for March 2020   |  Release Date:  May 29, 2020   |  Update Date: June 18, 2020   |  Next Release Date: May 28, 2021

Previous Issues

Containing storage capacity data for crude oil, petroleum products, and selected biofuels. The report includes tables detailing working and net available shell storage capacity by type of facility, product, and Petroleum Administration for Defense District (PAD District). Net available shell storage capacity is broken down further to show the percent for exclusive use by facility operators and the percent leased to others. Crude oil storage capacity data are also provided for Cushing, Oklahoma, an important crude oil market center. Data through 2019 were released twice each year near the end of May (data for March 31) and near the end of November (data for September 30). Beginning with 2020, only data for March will be collected and released near the end of May.

Tables Full Report
1 Working Storage Capacity by PAD District PDF
2 Net Available Shell Storage Capacity by PAD District PDF
3 Net Available Shell Storage Capacity of Terminals and Tank Farms PDF
Crude Oil Stocks and Storage Capacity (March 2011 - March 2020) XLS


U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expands regional storage capacity data, releases historical fuel ethanol storage capacity and stocks data, and changes storage capacity tables to spreadsheet format.

New Tables
New Storage Capacity Tables 1 - 3 with Sub PADDs (released 6/18/2020) XLS
New Historical Fuel Ethanol Bulk Terminal Storage Capacity and Stock Levels from September 2010 to March 2020 (released 6/18/2020) XLS