Services

IPL offers a widely diversified service for companies requiring hydrocarbon, petrochemical, environmental and analytical testing.


Our expertise, leading edge technology and wide range of services enables us to meet our customers’ needs from the basic up to the most specialised testing requirements. All testing services are available locally, at very competitive prices and with fast turn-around times without compromising the quality of results provided. Below is a brief overview of the services we can deliver:

 Petroleum products: We provide full testing services on the following samples: Crude oils, Naphtha, Diesel, Aviation fuels- both Jet A-1 and Aviation Gasoline, Petrol, Fuel Oil, Asphalt and Bitumen. IPL also offers testing of other petrochemical-based products. We are now able to meet the specific needs of Upstream (exploration stage) and Downstream (refining stage) fuels in the petrochemical industry.


 Biofuels testing: Provider of an extensive range of biofuel analysis, IPL has a wealth of knowledge in the biofuels sphere. We perform testing to ensure your product meets the Regulations and guidelines and provide quality assurance to the supply chain.






 Environmental : Environmental testing is often required for consent monitoring, identification of trends, problem solving, substance disposal and discharge consent. IPL has developed a range of testing to suit your needs.






 Contamination/PuritTesting: IPL’s expert staff can assist with problem solving analysis on a wide variety of substances. We can use a range of instrumentation to identify, for example, contamination, or to assess the purity of a substance.




 Training: IPL offers a range of test method auditing and training, Health and Safety and HSNO training tailored for laboratories and Terminal facilities in New Zealand and the South West Pacific. “Train the Trainer” courses are also available on request to ensure your in-house training is effective and efficient. 






 Calibration & Maintenance Services: Calibration services are offered on a wide range of laboratory equipment. A repair and maintenance service is also available to ensure your equipment is performing at its best.






 Mercury: Monitoring Mercury levels can help avoid significant cost linked to equipment failure and help ensure that exposure levels are minimised. IPL has developed and validated methodology that precisely and accurately measures mercury in light hydrocarbons and condensates to a limit of quantification (LOQ) of 0.20 ppt (ng/kg).




 Laboratory Management: IPL can manage all or part of your laboratory operations to meet your industry requirements and quality standards.








Chemical Testing: IPL can analyse a wide variety of chemicals such as different fire fighting foams.

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