STP577

    Newer and Fewer Petroleum Products Specifications

    Published: Jan 1975


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    Abstract

    The developing need to reverse the process of petroleum product specification proliferation is discussed. Also discussed is the organization, membership, and work plans within ASTM Committee D-2 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants and the contribution of the Institute of Petroleum, United Kingdom, in reducing the number of existing product quality parameters as well as introducing new criteria for measuring or calculating critical qualities of petroleum products.

    Keywords:

    petroleum products, specifications, tests, efficiency, redundancy, multivariate analysis, criteria


    Author Information:

    Kroll, FW
    Technical secretary, Product Quality Organization, Exxon Company, U.S.A., Houston, Tex.


    Paper ID: STP35518S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.N0

    DOI: 10.1520/STP35518S


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