The Bullenbaai Oil Terminal at a Glance

  • The Bullenbaai Oil Terminal at a Glance
  • 38 tanks with a total storage capacity of 15.8 million barrels
    • 6 private use jetties
    • Two jetties have drafts of 94 feet and can accommodate 550,000 DWT ULCCs
    • 1 jetty has a draft of 69 feet and can accommodate VLCCs
    • Two 7.0 mile pipelines connect to the refinery:
    • Crude, 24 inch
    • Diluent, 8 inch
  • Several investments have been made by PDVSA including in-line blending, a modernized control room and heating systems for heavy crude
    • Bullenbaai can serve as a multi-purpose terminal with functions such as
    • (i) oil storage,
    • (ii) trans-shipment of oil and
    • (iii) future storage and possible trans-shipment of LNG.