PETROL-INVEST-M is a global tank storage service provider, connecting sea and land at core locations worldwide..

Premier service provider

A premier service provider to the liquid bulk chemical industry for over 30 years, Petrol-Invest-M Terminals Houston provides unsurpassed storage, transfer and distribution services.

  • Total storage capacity: 379,981 cbm
  • 119 tanks
  • Stainless steel storage capacity: 113,180 cbm
  • Two docks for deep-sea ships
  • Four berths for barges
  • Operated since 1983

Our sophisticated Houston terminal is strategically located near the entrance of the Houston ship channel, the major international hub for import and export of chemicals to and from the USA.

Houston terminal is one of the most sophisticated chemical tank terminals in the world, and the hub for Petrol-Invest-M’s global and regional trades to and from the US Gulf.

The tank terminal was completed by in 1983, and boasts one of the largest stainless steel storage capacities of any independent tank terminal in the world. The facility has spheres to handle LPG, and with its pressurized tanks, nitrogen compensation systems and an advanced vapor return system, our terminal offers a broad range of services..

The terminal is easily accessible for sea-going tankers, barges, rail tank cars and road tank trucks. Since the American distribution network is heavily dependent on rail and road infrastructure, terminal is well equipped with broad rail tank car and road tank truck handling facilities.

Facts & Figures

Total storage capacity 379,658 cbm
Number of tanks 119
Mild steel 69
Coated tanks 7 (zinc lined)
Stainless steel 41, 113,186 cbm
Tank size ranges 340-9,500 cbm
Products Chemicals, petroleum, acids, edible oils, LPG
Special handling Heating, cooling, circulation, insulation available
Blending No
Drumming No
Railcar facilities 114 loading stations
Truck facilities 14 loading stations
Marine facilities 2 deep sea berths, 4 berths for barges
Berth (Wharf 1 & 2) 650+ LOA – 40 feet draft
Berth (Barges) 4 x 30,000 bbls barge docks, 12 feet draft maximum
Services 24/7
Accreditations ISO/Responsible Care, FTZ
Nitrogen availability Yes
Freshwater availability Yes – upon request
Bunker facilities Yes
Stop receptions Yes
Transshipments and transloading Yes

We have a wide variety of tanks with multiple sizes ranging from 30 cbm to 8,300 cbm of different materials like mild steel, coated or stainless steel tanks, and a variety of types of tank equipment like insulation, steam heating, electrical heating or warm water heating, nitrogen installation and vapor return systems.