• Bulk Storage Tanks

    National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) Bulk Storage Tank is the optimal solution for storing bulk mud materials.

    National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) Bulk Storage Tank is the optimal solution for storing bulk mud materials. NOV's compact design reduces not only the tank's size and weight but also increases the ease of tank installation.

    NOV's Bulk Storage Tanks are engineered with electronic load cells designed for both best in class level monitoring as well as control.  The filling and emptying of the Bulk Storage Tanks can be fully automated allowing for a fully automated operation, allowing the operator the flexible option of local or remote control.


    Bulk Storage Tank Features:

    • Complete, dust-free handling of bulk materials 
    • Reduced weight and space requirements 
    • Fluidizaton system for increased transfer rates and complete emptying of the tank 
    • State-of-the-art PLC control system enabling control of the entire process
    • Accurate and safe level control by electronic load cell system, with optional heave and tilt compensation 
    • Certified for operation in hazardous areas 
    • Meets current HSE offshore requirements
    • Engineered to withstand the harshest offshore conditions
    • Backed by field-proven technology 

    Standard Instrumentation: 

    • Pressure relief valve
    • Pressure gauge
    • High level alarm switch
    • Pressure transmitter
    • Flange for manual sounding

    Benefits of NOV's Bulk Storage Tanks:

    • Require considerably less rig floor area than other bulk storage tanks on the market
    • Suspended on three electronic load cells for advanced level monitoring and control
    • Engineered in six standard sizes; with specialty sizes available upon request. 





    Design Temperature-10°C - +50°C  (14°F - 122°F)
    Operating Pressure4.5 bar (65 PSI)
    Design Pressure5.5 bar (80 PSI)
    Transfer Capacity60-100 mT/h (132,000 - 220,000 lbs/h)
    Air Consumption1000 Sm³/h @ 4.5 barg (35,300 ft³/h @ 65 PSI)
    Please note that the contents of this data sheet may be changed without warning. Drawings and measurements must not be used for construction.