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Fuel Corrosivity Workshop will take place in December.

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August 18, 2011 - Hosted by panel of industry experts, Fuel Corrosivity Workshop II will provide technical forum to discuss corrosivity and material compatibility aspects of petroleum and alternative liquid fuels on materials that comprise storage systems, distribution systems, dispensing systems and vehicle fuel systems. Workshop will be held in New Orleans, LA on December 8. Online registration opens ~8 weeks before workshop and closes November 30.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

ASTM International Sponsors December Workshop on Fuel Corrosivity

Press release date: August 16, 2011

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-Fuel Corrosivity Workshop II will be held Dec. 8 at the Sheraton New Orleans in New Orleans, La. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants, the workshop will be held in conjunction with the committee's standards development meetings. The Fuel Corrosivity II Workshop follows the first successful Fuel Corrosivity Workshop, which was held July 29, 2010, in Kansas City, Mo. The general objective of the workshop is to hold a technical forum hosted by a panel of industry experts to discuss the corrosivity and material compatibility aspects of petroleum and alternative liquid fuels on materials that comprise storage systems, distribution systems, dispensing systems and vehicle fuel systems. Some speakers from the first Fuel Corrosivity Workshop will return with new updated industry information. The target audience for this workshop includes federal government; U.S. EPA; U.S. Department of Transportation; various branches of the U.S. military; automotive (gasoline and diesel) manufacturers; National Biodiesel Board members; Renewable Fuels Association members; Steel Tank Institute members; Fiberglass Tank and Pipe Institute; petroleum equipment industry, manufactures, distributors and installers (Petroleum Equipment Institute), Underwriters Laboratories, Technology and Maintenance Council-American Trucking Association; and NACE International members. Online registration opens approximately eight weeks before the workshop and closes Nov. 30. There is no fee to attend the workshop. For more information, visit www.astm.org/D02WkFuel.htm. Additional technical information is available from workshop chairman Edward English, Fuel Quality Services, Miami, Fla. (phone: 770-967-9790; eenglish@fqsinc.com). 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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