Transporting and Storing OilPublished on 01.14.2015
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© SCHAFF PHILIPPE - TOTAL - A tanker being loaded at the Port-Gentil oil terminal in Gabon.
is transported either by land, via pipelines, or, more typically by sea, on board tankers that are subject to strict security and safety requirements. Storing oil allows supply to be adjusted to demand and helps deal with potential international crises.
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