MANUAL Published: 2018

Crude Oils: Their Sampling, Analysis, and Evaluation, 2nd Edition

Author(s): ["Harry N. Giles"," Clifford O. Mills"]

This comprehensive manual covers a combination of subject materials related to crude oil sampling, quality determination, and evaluation. You’ll get detailed assessments of the test methods available and a broad scope of information that is useful for both technical and non-technical personnel.

Eight chapters deal with such topics as:

– Obtaining representative samples from tanks, pipelines, and marine vessels

– Comprehending the complex chemistry of crude oils

– Selecting test methods best suited to obtain physical and chemical data

– Encountering issues during transportation, storage, and refining that may impact product quality

Additions for the new second edition include:

– Discussion of 16 new and 79 revised ASTM standards
– Issues related to tight (unconventional) oil
– Advances in determination of crude oil properties

Manual 68 is intended for anyone involved with the sampling and analysis of crude oils after they are produced and stabilized, including:

– Operators of pipelines and tankers

– Field operators with limited or no technical training

– Experienced laboratory technicians or chemists

– Crude oil traders

– Refinery engineers

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Developed by Committee: D02
Pages: 75
DOI: 10.1520/MNL68-2ND-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-7105-3
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7104-6