and/or banks of smaller tanks manifolded together which have a total capacity of 500 barrels or more for a single
product. This report provides a data base for analyzing storage capabilities and associated petroleum products
worldwide in support of both the peacetime and contingency bulk petroleum mission. The report is issued
annually on 1 October.
b. Changes in bulk petroleum storage facilities must be reported, as they occur, when there is a change
(1) Storage capacity, including product allocation.
(2) Berthing capacities that affect the size of tanker or barge that can be accommodated.
(3) Shipping or receiving facilities increases or decreases.
c. Changes are inputted directly into DFAMS by DESPs/DERs except for classified data. Classified
data are done on worksheets that are mailed to DESC-F.
d. There are six sections to the RCS 506 report:
(1) Section I - Activity Information. Includes command, location, and operating hours.
(2) Section II - Tankage Information. Includes products, number of tanks by product, shell capacity
in barrels, tank characteristics (type of construction, protection) tanks in/out of service and owner.
(3) Section III - Manifold Information. Includes products codes, and capacity.
(4) Section IV -Vessel Berth Information. Includes type, draft, size, channel and tonnage for type of
vessels that can load/unload at the facility.
(5) Section V - Receipt and Issue Capability Information. Includes data on products and hourly
pumping rate for issuing and receiving for each method of delivery/receipt (tanker, barge, rail, pipeline, and
(6) Section VI - Bulk Petroleum Storage Review Planning Data.
Includes information on all
changes, construction, repair, and additions.
Bulk Petroleum Storage Facilities Report (RCS 830) (DA Form 541 1-R).
NOTE: Reference DA Pam 710-2-2, page 237.
a. This report is submitted by CONUS Army commanders to USAPC upon request. The report provides
data on fixed petroleum storage facilities with individual or manifold configured tankage ranging from 200 to