ASTM WK44329

    Revision of D7621 - 13 Standard Test Method for Determination of Hydrogen Sulfide in Fuel Oils by Rapid Liquid Phase Extraction

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    Active Standard: D7621 - 14

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.14 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK44329

    1. Rationale

    There is a growing requirement to measure the hydrogen sulfide content of crude oil due to transport, commerce and health and safety concerns. D7621 measures the hydrogen sulfide content of marine and distillate fuels in the liquid phase as this best describes the potential of the fuel to release hydrogen sulfide into vapor. This method currently does not have the scope or procedure to measure the higher levels of hydrogen sulfide that crude oils can contain. It is proposed to revise the test method to include a procedure to cover these elevated levels.


    Keywords

    blend stocks; bunkers; H2S; hydrogen sulfide; liquid phase; marine; residual fuel oil;
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    12-08-2013

    Technical Contact:
    Mike Sherratt

    Item:
    006

    Ballot:
    D02.14 (14-06)

    Status:
    In Balloting