The members of ASTERQUIGAS receive and store petroleum products, chemicals, gases, alcohols and other products necessary for the industry such as solvents, molasses, greases, etc.
Operational stocks and security or strategic reserves are stored, both with differentiated or undifferentiated quality (commingle)
Storage terminals receive and ship products by tanker, pipeline, ship, barge or rail, ensuring supply to service stations, industry, airports and final consumers
The maritime terminals, located in the main Spanish ports, facilitate the importation of petroleum products, chemicals that Spain needs and its export to foreign markets.
In the terminals, products are mixed or components are added to improve the quality and added value of the products and adapt them to the technical specifications demanded by the markets.
To promote knowledge of the activity which is carried out in the storage and distribution sector of petroleum, chemical and gas products.
Analyze the Spanish and European regulations that may affect the business of the associated companies and establish common positions of the Association.
Represent the interests of the member companies of the Association both in Spain and in Europe, through the Federation of European Tank Storage associations, FETSA, of which Asterquigas is a member.
Encourage the exchange of information between the members of the Association and with other European Associations, with due respect to confidentiality and competition rules.
"Spain has flexible and efficient logistics infrastructures for petroleum products, thanks to its wide geographical coverage and interconnections, which include an extensive network of storage terminals and pipelines"