Storage Tanks & Vessels

As a leader in industrial and water storage for more than a century, CB&I has the most extensive global experience of any tank construction company in the industry, having built in excess of 46,000 storage structures in more than 100 countries on all seven continents. 

Our storage solutions for the oil and gas, power, water and wastewater, and metals and mining industries include: 

  • Atmospheric and ambient temperature storage tanks
  • Storage terminals for bulk liquids and refrigerated products
  • Low temperature and cryogenic storage systems
  • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) storage 
  • Pressure spheres
  • Chilled water Thermal Energy Storage (TES) tanks
  • Water storage tanks

Atmospheric & Ambient Temperature Storage Tanks

For more than a century, CB&I has delivered innovative solutions for storing products at ambient temperatures. We have more atmospheric storage tank experience than any other organization in the world, having designed and built more than 30,000 tanks in more than 100 countries.

Storage Terminals for Bulk Liquids & Refrigerated Products

CB&I offers design and construction services for terminals that handle a wide variety of liquids, including refined products, crude oil, chemicals and bulk fuels.

Low Temperature & Cryogenic Storage

CB&I has designed and built refrigerated and cryogenic storage systems for liquefied gases for more than 50 years. Over this period, we've delivered nearly 1,000 refrigerated storage tanks and spheres and more than 150 turnkey design-build liquefied gas storage terminals around the globe. 

Hortonsphere® Pressure Spheres

We built the world’s first Hortonsphere® pressure vessel in 1923, and our experience in providing this storage solution is unmatched even today. We’ve built more than 3,500 spheres worldwide. 

Strata-Therm® Thermal Energy Storage

CB&I's Strata-Therm® thermal energy storage (TES) tanks are used around the world by schools, hospitals, businesses, mission critical facilities, gas turbine power plants and other facilities that circulate chilled water to provide air conditioning. Over the past 35 years, we've installed more than 240 TES systems ranging in capacity from 400 ton-hours to the world's largest TES system with a capacity of 160,000 ton-hours. 

Water Storage

CB&I has provided superior value and reliability to the water and wastewater industry for more than a century. We built our first elevated water storage tank in 1894, pioneered the transition to welded steel tanks in the 1930s, and developed the original Watersphere®, Waterspheroid® and Hydropillar® storage tanks.

Specialty Structures

CB&I has the capability to design, fabricate and construct virtually any large, metal structure known as a specialty structure. Materials of construction include carbon steel, stainless steel, alloys, clad, aluminum and other metallic materials.
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