Jurong Rock Caverns officially opened after 8 years of construction

Jurong Rock Caverns officially opened after 8 years of construction
Located 150m below energy and chemicals hub Jurong Island, the $950 million facility consists of five nine-storey high underground caverns.

Liquid hydrocarbons are usually stored in large tanks above ground. The Jurong Rock Caverns will free up about 60ha of land, which can be used for higher value-added activities, industrial landlord JTC said at Tuesday's launch.


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Jurong Rock Caverns officially opens; Jurong Aromatics Corporation is storage facility's first customer
By Andrea Soh

The commercial underground rock cavern storage facility for oil and petrochemicals is a first in South-east Asia, and also the deepest underground public works structure in Singapore so far. It is located 150 metres below ground, or four times as deep as the deepest MRT station in Singapore, the Bras Basah Station.


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