Test Methods

Commonly Used Methods
Test Parameter Method Crudes Condensates Pools
RVP ASTM 323A
Salt ASTM D3230
Total Sulphur ASTM D4294
Viscosity ASTM D445
MCR ASTM D4530
Sediment ASTM D4807
Density ASTM D5002
Trace Sulphur ASTM D5623
Metals (Ni, V) ASTM D5708A
TAN ASTM D664
HTSD ASTM D7169
Distillation ASTM D86
Organo-P DIST/ICP
C30+, Condensates GC/FID
Light Ends, Crudes GC/FID
Olefins H-NMR
Oxygenates PONAOX(U)
TVP ASTM D6377
Light Ends, Pools ASTM D7900
HTSD with Correction, Pools ASTM D7900
Viscosity, Crudes ASTM D7042
TBP Mini-Assay
Test Parameter Method
Density (Whole Crude) ASTM D5002
Density (Naptha, Distillate, Gas Oil) ASTM D4052
Density (Residuum) ASTM D70
Total Sulphur ASTM D4294
Nitrogen ASTM D4629
Viscosity ASTM D445
Distillation ASTM D2892
Distillation ASTM D5236