Tank Capacity Chart

The tank capacity chart below is intended to be used to aide in the selection of tank size. The capacity calculations are only a representative sample of commonly used dimensions for aboveground storage tanks. For additional information, please contact a PTC representative.

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Standard Storage Tank Capacity Reference Chart*
Barrels Gallons Diameter x Height
1,000 41,000 21'-0" x 16'-0"
1,200 50,000 23'-0" x 16'-0"
1,500 63,000 26'-0" x 16'-0"
2,000 88,000 25'-0" x 24'-0"
3,000 126,000 30'-0" x 24'-0"
4,000 170,000 30'-0" x 32'-0"
5,000 210,000 30'-0" x 40'-0"
7,150 300,000 40'-0" x 32'-0"
8,950 375,000 40'-0" x 40'-0"
10,310 433,000 48'-0" x 32'-0"
10,800 455,000 44'-0" x 40'-0"
12,900 540,000 48'-0" x 40'-0"
14,000 580,000 50'-0" x 40'-0"
15,400 650,000 48'-0" x 48'-0"
16,800 700,000 50'-0" x 48'-0"
18,100 760,000 57'-0" x 40'-0"
20,100 840,000 60'-0" x 40'-0"
24,375 1,023,000 66'-0" x 40'-0"
27,400 1,150,000 70'-0" x 40'-0"
30,100 1,260,000 67'-0" x 48'-0"
35,700 1,500,000 73'-0" x 48'-0"
42,910 1,800,000 80'-0" x 48'-0"
48,300 2,030,000 93'-0" x 40'-0"
54,400 2,280,000 90'-0" x 48'-0"
67,100 2,820,000 100'-0" x 48'-0"
80,600 3,380,000 120'-0" x 40'-0"
96,700 4,060,000 120'-0" x 48'-0"
109,700 4,600,000 140'-0" x 40'-0"
125,900 5,290,000 150'-0" x 40'-0"
143,200 6,020,000 160'-0" x 40'-0"
151,000 6,350,000 150'-0" x 48'-0"
161,300 6,775,000 155'-0" x 48'-0"
171,800 7,219,000 160'-0" x 48'-0"
182,800 7,677,000 165'-0" x 48'-0"
194,000 8,150,000 170'-0" x 48'-0"
213,200 8,957,000 165'-0" x 56'-0"
226,300 9,508,000 170'-0" x 56'-0"
239,900 10,075,000 175'-0" x 56'-0"
253,800 10,659,000 180'-0" x 56'-0"
282,700 11,877,000 190'-0" x 56'-0"
313,300 13,160,000 200'-0" x 56'-0"
358,100 15,040,000 200'-0" x 64'-0"

*Tank sizes provided as a general guide, only. Style of roof, required heel and/or free-board, and other factors may alter usable capacity. Please contact Pasadena Tank Corporation for additional assistance.