Specialist operator of bulk liquid storage facilities.

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Oikos Storage is located on the north side of the River Thames estuary and is the only independently owned bulk liquid storage terminal able to deliver products safely and securely into two of the United Kingdom’s key pipeline networks.

Our goal

To be the pre-eminent bulk liquid storage facility in the United Kingdom.

Our focus

Is on delivering our customer needs to the highest standard and maintaining an unblemished track record in health, process safety and environmental practices.

Our Investment

Oikos has been active on Canvey Island for over 80 years. We have an excellent safety record and are proud of our on-going contribution to the Island’s economic development by bringing skilled jobs and investment to the area.

Our location

Oikos’ location as a convenient ingress point into the UK from the Antwerp-Rotterdam-Amsterdam region, together with its existing connection to the national pipeline distribution networks, demonstrate that we are strategic and vital part of the United Kingdom’s infrastructure for road and aviation fuel distribution.

Oikos is able to deliver product via pipeline to Stansted airport with interconnections to both Heathrow and Gatwick.

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Established in the 1930s, the principal business of Oikos Storage is the operation of a refined petroleum products bulk liquid storage facility in the South East of the United Kingdom.

Strategic location

Located 38 miles east of London on the River Thames Estuary

Storage Capacity

Total bulk liquid capacity of +300,000 cubic metres, individual tank capacities ranging from 500 to 20,000 cubic metres


Only independent bulk liquid storage terminal connections to the United Kingdom Oil Pipeline (UKOP) and the Compania Logistica de Hidrocarburos Pipeline System (CLH-PS) networks.

Jetty 1 Access

Able to accommodate vessels up to 55,000 tonnes deadweight and draft up to 12 metres

Jetty 2 Access (new for 2018)

Able to accommodate vessels up to 125,000 tonnes deadweight with a draft up to 14 metres.

Road Loading

Road loading facilities with bottom loading capabilities.

Operating Hours

We operate 24/7

Other Facilities

On site laboratory


Bonded warehouse status from HM Revenue and Customs, Hazardous Substances Consent.

Oikos Storage Limited has an excellent process safety record.

Health, safety & the environment

Oikos Storage Limited is regulated for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Environment Agency (EA) under the Control of Major Accidents Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH). The terminal is fully compliant with these COMAH regulations and a thorough risk and consequence analysis has been carried out as required by these regulations and is regularly reviewed.

Over time, these regulators have required the owners of Oikos to meet increasingly rigorous standards as understanding of risk and advances in technology have developed.

In terms of emergency or crisis management, Oikos Storage has effective procedures in place to handle potential emergency scenarios as required under the COMAH regulations. The internal emergency response plan is regularly tested and consultation takes place with the regulators and local emergency services agencies, as required.

Contact us


Oikos Storage Limited
Haven Road
Hole Haven Wharf
Canvey Island
Essex, UK

General Telephone

0126 868 2206

Press Office Telephone

0207 592 3812

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