Puma Energy, the global mid and downstream energy company, is pleased to announce the opening of its 99th bulk fuel storage terminal at Matadi in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Puma Energy has a wealth of experience in the construction, maintenance and operation of terminals and offshore mooring systems to the highest international standards. This advanced terminal is equipped to handle a variety of product types including gasoline, jet fuel and gasoil. It is an important hub for the shipment and distribution of petroleum products, providing security of product supply to DRC and its neighbouring countries.
The terminal was a detailed and large scale construction project, which included the creation of four, 6500 m3 clean fuels storage tanks complete with truck loading and unloading racks. In addition, the site includes a new administration building, a state of the art firefighting system, a floating jetty and interconnecting jetty pipelines, further interconnecting piping with another site and a 2 km concrete access road. The terminal and jetty will provide strategic vessel reception capability for DRC and the sub-region.
Jonathan Molapo, Puma Energy’s COO for Africa, said, “The Matadi terminal will secure the supply of high quality reliable fuels for DRC and the region for the next generation. It has brought employment to the area and we are proud to be helping develop DRC’s infrastructure and supply requirements.”
Adapted from press release by Rosalie Starling
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