The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, honored the Petroleum Technical Consulting and Projects Company (PETROJET) for obtaining the Guinness World Records certificate, a ministry statement reported.
The certificate was obtained for the implementation by the company of the crude storage warehouse in the Ras Badran area.
The warehouse broke records as the world’s largest floating storage warehouse with a capacity of 175,000 cubic meters, which is equivalent to around 1.1 million barrels of crude.
The company also received the certificate for the implementation of the project using unprecedented techniques and methods, which are considered the first and largest of their kind in the execution of warehouse work worldwide.
El Molla stated that entering the Guinness World Records reflects the ability of Egyptian companies in the oil and gas sector to implement large projects according to the highest international standards and specifications.
In addition, he expressed appreciation to the company’s employees for providing a distinguished model of dedication and sincerity at work and success in achieving this unprecedented achievement in record time, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic.
The company managed to implement the storage warehouse with a height of about 21.83 meters, which was manufactured in the company’s centers, with a diameter of 110 meters and a weight of more than 3,300 tons, said the president of PETROJET, Waleed lofty.
The event was attended by Osama Mobarez, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Petroleum for Technical Office, Mohamed Abdel Aziz, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Petroleum for Projects, and Mahmoud Nagy, Assistant to the Minister of Transportation and Distribution of Petroleum Products.