What is a crude oil assay?
Each crude oil has unique molecular and chemical characteristics. These variances translate into crucial differences in crude oil quality. A crude oil assay is essentially the evaluation of a crude oil by physical and chemical testing. It provides data which gives information on the suitability of the crude for its end use and also helps predict the commercial value of the crude.
Our crude oil assay testing capabilities
IPL has two i-Fischer distillation units enabling us to offer flexible and competitive packages tailored to meet your needs.
With both units, the crude petroleum is separated into a number of defined boiling ranges (or “cuts”) through a distillation process. For each cut, mass and density are obtained and this data is used to calculate the yields of each cut. From this, a true boiling curve is established. Each cut can be further analysed to determine its specific properties.
How you can benefit from a Crude Assay?
Different parts of the crude oil business cycle have different needs. When it comes to evaluation and assay composition of your crude oil, see how IPL can best cater for your needs:
Typical Crude Assay tests?
IPL has proven experience in the provision of Crude Assay Analysis services. We are equipped with the latest technologies, provide a sharp turn-around time and we deliver quality data that will help you make the right decision in regards to your product.
If you have any queries regarding Crude Assay Analysis, please contact us.
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