Crude Oils: Their Sampling, Analysis, and Evaluation

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

This one-of-a-kind, comprehensive manual covers a combination of subject materials related to crude oil sampling, quality determination, and evaluation. It provides detailed assessment of the test methods available and offers a broad scope of information at a level that can be understood by technical and non-technical personnel.
Eight chapters deal with:
• Obtaining representative samples from tanks, pipelines, and marine vessels
• Understanding the complex chemistry of crude oils
• Selecting test methods best suited to obtain physical and chemical data
• Issues that may develop during transportation, storage, and refining that may impact product quality
• And much more!

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-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-8679-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7014-8