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November 20, 2009 - Gasoline: Specifications, Testing, and Technology training course will focus on properties and specifications of gasoline and how they affect gasoline performance in spark ignition engine. Various topics will be covered as well as impact of Clean Air Act. Course also includes tour of either fuel test laboratory or fuel distribution terminal. It will be held May 11-13, 2010, in Las Vegas, NV; September 21-23, 2010, in Houston, TX; and November 16-18, 2010, in Baltimore, MD.

ASTM International Offers Training Course on Gasoline

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ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Dr., Box C700
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428-2959

Press release date: November 17, 2009

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., November 17, 2009 - "Gasoline: Specifications, Testing and Technology," a technical and professional training course presented by ASTM International, focuses on the properties and specifications of gasoline and how they affect gasoline performance in a spark ignition engine.

Topics covered in the course include gasoline specifications, octane measurements and enhancers, volatility, additives, oxygenates, reformulated gasoline and the impact of the Clean Air Act.

The course features a tour of either a fuel test laboratory or fuel distribution terminal. It is intended for employees of petroleum companies and federal, state, or local government regulators who need a better understanding of gasoline and the compositional variables that affect its performance in an engine. Laboratory supervisors, fuel marketing and sales personnel, pipeline company employees, and engine manufacturing and testing personnel can also benefit. Others involved in the purchase, sale, operations, or distribution of gasoline and attorneys involved in regulation litigation involving gasoline or automotive engines should attend. A scientific background is not required.

The course will be held May 11-13, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nev.; Sept. 21-23, 2010, in Houston, Texas; and Nov. 16-18, 2010, in Baltimore, Md. The attendance fee is $1095 USD, and includes copies of four ASTM International standards, course notes, transportation to and from the tour site, and refreshment breaks.

To register or for a free brochure that includes registration and hotel information, contact Eileen Finn, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa. (phone: 610-832-9686; or visit the ASTM Web site at

This course can be tailored to your company's needs and can be brought by ASTM International to your site. Contact Scott Murphy, ASTM International (phone: 610-832-9685; for details.

ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

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