STP577: Newer and Fewer Petroleum Products Specifications

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

    Pages: 4    Published: Jan 1975


    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.


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

    Paper ID: STP35518S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.N0

    DOI: 10.1520/STP35518S

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