Original Press Release
New Manual on Crude Oils Now Available from ASTM International
Press release date: December 8, 2010
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-A new comprehensive manual on crude oils is available from ASTM International. Manual 68, Crude Oils: Their Sampling, Analysis and Evaluation, covers a combination of subject materials related to crude oil sampling, quality determination and evaluation.
Manual 68 features eight chapters that cover: 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; and Issues that may develop during transportation, storage and refining that may impact product quality.
The manual 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 and refinery engineers.
Manual 68, Crude Oils: Their Sampling, Analysis and Evaluation is available for $87 USD in hard copy (75 pages; soft cover 8.5" x 11"; ISBN: 978-0-8031-7014-8; Stock #: MNL68) or as an E-book (ISBN: 978-0-8031-8679-8; Stock #: MNL68-EB).
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