Canadian Crude Quality Technical Association - News Page
|—CCQTA Responds to Transport Canada Proposed H2S Threshold|
|In December 2016 Transport Canada sought public feedback regarding the proposed 10 ppm threshold for H2S in crude oil for transport by rail and road.|
See the CCQTA response in the publications section or use the link below.
|—HPLIS Still Available|
|With the recent passing of Transcendent Enterprises founder Richard Tymco there was some question regarding the continued availability of the HPLIS required to perform ASTM D8003.|
Good News!! We have confirmed that Transcendent continues to operate and is actively filling orders.
|—Appendix added to ASTM D4929-16|
|Based on CCQTA research and Organic Chlorides Project group recommendation to the ASTM D02-03 sub-committee, ASTM D4929-16 has been recently revised and published with an appendix regarding the use of water washing crude prior to performing the test method.|
|—ASTM News Article on Manual Piston Cylinder|
|The recent edition of ASTM Standardization News has an article on the D8009 Manual Piston Cylinder sampling for volatile crude oils.|
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|—Bitumen Dewatering and Volumetric Correction Report Published|
|The Bitumen Dewatering and Volumetric Correction project report(s) has been published.|
—Includes extended correlation for API 12.3 from 960 to 1020 kg/m3 bitumen.
—Includes standardized methodology for bitumen dewatering for analytical testing.
|—Manual Piston Cylinder Sampling Practice ASTM D8009-15 Published|
|Another test method with its genesis at the CCQTA has been published as an ASTM Standard Practice.|
Developed with CCQTA members and the ASTM/API D02.02 task force ASTM D8009 "Manual Piston Cylinder Sampling for Volatile Crude Oils, Condensates, and Liquid Petroleum Products" can be purchased at:
|» Emulsion Characterization|
|» Phosphorus in Crude Oil|
|» Condensate Quality Sub-Committee|
|» Organic Chlorides in Crude Oil|
|» Properties of Thermally Processed Materials|
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|» Transmission Pipeline Sour Service|
|» Toluene Insoluble Organic Materials (TIOM) Project|