EASTERN REFINERY LIMITED

PETROLEUM OIL TESTING

ERL has an well equipped Quality Control Lab for ensuring best quality products. It also provides outsider to have the tests done at ERL laboratory on payment basis. The following tests are done on petroleum product:

LIST OF TESTS ON PETROLEUM OILS
(Effective From 1st October 2014)
SN Name of the test & Test Method Designation Test Fees, Tk. Test Fees (including 15% VAT)
01 Acidity (total) in Aviation Turbine Fuel by Titration Method ASTM D 324 3,800.00 4,370.00
02 Acid/Base Number by Color Indicator Method ASTM D 974 3,500.00 4,025.00
03 Acid Number by Potentiometric Method ASTM D 664 5,500.00 6,325.00
04 Acid Degree by Potentiometric Method ASTM D 664 5,500.00 6,325.00
05 Aniline Point and Mixed Aniline Point of Petroleum products and Hydrocarbon solvents ASTM D 611 4,000.00 4,600.00
06 Aniline Gravity Product ASTM D 611 & ASTM D 1298 4,000.00 4,600.00
07 Apparance ASTM Color Visual
ASTM D 1500
2,000.00
3,000.00
2,300.00
3,450.00
08 Ash from Petroleum Products ASTM D 482 3,500.00 4,025.00
09 Ash (sulphated) from Lubricating Oils and Additives ASTM D 874 4,500.00 5,175.00
10 Asphaltenes in Petroleum Products(Heptane Insoluble) IP 143 7,500.00 8,625.00
11 Analysis of Liquefied Petroleum Gases and Propane Concentration by Gas Chromatograph ASTM D 2163 25,000.00 28,750.00
12 Analysis of Reforming Recycle Gas by Gas-Chromatograph ASTM D 2163 20,000.00 23,000.00
13 Average Molecular Weight of POL Product UOP 375 4,000.00 4,600.00
14 Free Water and Particulate Contamination in Distillate Fuels(Visual Inspection Procedures) ASTM D 4176 2,000.00 2,300.00
15 Base Number of Petroleum Products (Potentiometric Perchloric Acid Titration) ASTM D 2896 10,000.00 11,500.00
16 Bromine Number and Bromine Index of Hydrocarbon by Potentiometric Titration UOP 304 5,600.00 6,440.00
17 Bromine Index of Petroleum distillate by Coulometric Titration UOP 358 5,600.00 6,440.00
18 Bromine Number of Petroleum distillates by Elec-trometric Titration(calculation of Olefin content) IP 130 5,600.00 6,440.00
19 Carbon Residue (Conradson) of POL products ASTM D 189 4,500.00
8,500.00
5,175.00
9,775.00
20 Caustic Solution Analysis (double indicator method) of Merox Sweetening :-
1) Percent spent
2) Strong base alkalinity
3) Total alkalinity
UOP 210 3,000.00
2,000.00
2,000.00
3,450.00
2,300.00
2,300.00
21 Cetane Index (calculated) of Distillate fuels ASTM D 976 Cal. 2,000.00
Test. 7,000.00
2,300.00
8050.00
22 Char value (burning test) IP 10 8,000.00 9,200.00
23 Chlorine (total) in Petroleum Distillate oils by Potentiometric Titration UOP 588 15,000.00 17,250.00
24 Chlorine in Hydrogen and Recycle gas by Colorimetric method UOP 317 6,000.00 6,900.00
25 Cloud Point of Petroleum oils ASTM D 2500 4,000.00 4,600.00
26 Copper in Gasoline and Naphtha UOP 144 6,000.00 6,900.00
27 Copper Corrosion for POL products by Copper Strip Tarnish Test ASTM D 130 3,500.00 4,025.00
28 Copper Strip Corrosion for LPG ASTM D 1838 5,000.00 5,750.00
29 Color stability of Petroleum distillates UOP 793 8,000.00 9,200.00
30 Compatibility of Fuel Oil blends by Spot Test ASTM D 2781 4,500.00 5,175.00
31 Character Factor of POL Product UOP 375 5,000.00 5,750.00
32 Crackle test ----- 2,000.00 2,300.00
33 Compatibility and Stability of Residual Fuels by Spot Test ASTM D 4740 4,500.00 5,175.00
34 Calculated Carbon Aromiticity Index Calculated
Direct Test
2,000.00
6,000.00
2,300.00
6,900.00
35 Demulsifying Characteristics of Lube oils ASTM D 2711 6,000.00 6,900.00
36 Demulsification Number of Lubricating oils IP 19 6,000.00 6,900.00
37 Density and Relative Density of liquids by Lipkin Bicapillary Pycnometer ASTM D 941 3,000.00 3,450.00
38 Density and Relative Density or API gravity of Crude Petroleum & Liquid Petroleum Products by Hydrometer method ASTM D 1298 2,500.00 2,875.00
39 Density and Relative Density of Light Hydrocarbon by Pressure Hydrometer ASTM D 1657 4,000.00 4,600.00
40 De-pentanization of Gasoline and Naphtha ASTM D 2001 5,000.00 5,750.00
41 Diene Value(Maleic Anhydride Value) by Maleic Anhydride addition reaction (Diolefin Content) UOP 326 6,000.00 6,900.00
42 Gasoline Diluent in used Gasoline Engine Oils by Distillation ASTM D 322 5,000.00 5,750.00
43 Distillation of Petroleum products ASTM D 86 5,000.00 5,750.00
44 Distillation of Crude Petroleum(Hampel Apparatus) ASTM D 285 4,500.00 5,175.00
45 Distillation of Petroleum Products at Reduced Pressure ASTM D 1160 30,000.00 34,500.00
46 TBP(True Boiling Point) Distillation of Crude Petroleum ASTM D 2892 1,00,000.00 1,15,000.00
47 Disulphide Oils in Merox Caustic UOP 393 6,000.00 6,900.00
48 Disulphide Sulphur in Light Petroleum Distillate and LPG (by Potentiometric Method) UOP 202 6,000.00 6,900.00
49 Doctor Test of Petroleum Products ASTM D 235 2,500.00 2,875.00
50 Ductility of Bituminous Materials ASTM D 113 6,000.00 6,900.00
51 Diesel Index of Distillate fuels IP 21 2,000.00
6,000.00
2,300.00
6,900.00
52 Electrical Conductivity of Aviation fuels IP 274 3,500.00 4,025.00
53 Existent Gum in fuels by jet evaporation ASTM D 381 11,000.00 12,650.00
54 Emulsion characteristics of Petroleum Oils and Synthetic Fluids ASTM D 1401 6,500.00 7,475.00
55 Emulsifying characteristics of Jute Batching Oil BDS 1448 6,000.00 6,900.00
56 Flash Point by Abel apparatus IP 170 4,500.00 5,175.00
57 Flash and Fire Point by Cleveland Open Cup Tester ASTM D 92 4,000.00 4,600.00
58 Flash Point by Pensky-Marten Close Cup Tester ASTM D 93 4,000.00 4,600.00
59 Flue gas analysis (by Orsat app.)
i) O2, % vol.
ii) CO, % vol.
iii) CO2, % vol.
UOP 170 6,000.00 6,900.00
60 Flocculation Ratio of Bitumen and Fuel Oils SMS 305 3,000.00 3,450.00
61 Foaming characteristics of Lubricating Oils IP 146 7,000.00 8,050.00
62 Freezing characteristics of Aviation Fuels IP 16 8,000.00 9,200.00
63 Heat of Combustion of Hydrocarbon Fuels by Bomb Calorimeter ASTM D 240 15,000.00 17,250.00
64 Higher Heating Value ASTM D 4868 Cal. 2,000.00
Test. 21,500.00
Cal. 2,300.00
Test. 24,725.00
65 Hydrocarbon constituents in Liquid Petroleum Products (PONA) by Fluorescent Indicator Adsorption ASTM D 1319 11,500.00 13,225.00
66 Hydrogen Content of Refinery Gases by Gas Chromatography UOP 735 15,000.00 17,250.00
67 Hydrogen in Petroleum Fractions (Burning method) ASTM D 1018 10,000.00 11,500.00
68 Hydrogen Content (estimated) of Aviation Fuels ASTM D 3343 10,000.00 11,500.00
69 Hydrogen Sulfide and Mercaptan Sulfur in liquid hydrocarbon by Potentiometric Titration ASTM D 3227 7,500.00 8,625.00
70 Hydrogen Sulfide in LPG by Potentiometric Titration method UOP 212 7,500.00 8,625.00
71 Hydrogen Chloride in Gas-streams by Potentiometric Titration method UOP 405 6,000.00 6,900.00
72 Hydrogen Chloride in Petroleum Products by Potentiometric Titration UOP 232 6,000.00 6,900.00
73 Iodine Value by Iodine Monochloride method IP 84 6,000.00 6,900.00
74 Insolubles in used Lube Oils ASTM D 893 4,600.00 5,290.00
75 Lead (traces) in Aviation Turbine Fuels and Light Petroleum Products IP 224 15,000.00 17,250.00
76 Lead in Gasoline by Iodine Monochloride method ASTM D 3341 10,000.00 11,500.00
77 Loss on Heating of Oil and Asphaltic Compounds ASTM D 6 4,000.00 4,600.00
78 Lower Heating Value (LHV) ASTM D 4868 Cal. 2,000.00
Test. 21,500.00
2,300.00
24,725.00
79 Naphthenes in Saturated Fractions by Refractivity Interception ASTM D 2159 7,500.00 8,625.00
80 Nitrogen Bases in Hydrocarbon by Potentiometric method UOP 269 6,000.00 6,900.00
81 Nitrogen in Liquefied Gases by Kjeldahl method UOP 432 7,500.00 8,625.00
82 Knock characteristics of Motor Fuels by Research method ASTM D 2699 20,000.00 23,000.00
83 Knock Characteristics of Motor & Aviation Fuels by Motor method ASTM D 2700 25,000.00 28,750.00
84 Anti-knock Index ASTM D 2699
ASTM D 2700
50,000.00 57,500.00
85 Mechanical Impurities (Visual) ASTM D 4176 2,000.00 2,300.00
86 Oxidation Stability of Gasoline(Induction Period method) ASTM D 525 15,000.00 17,250.00
87 Penetration of Bituminous Materials ASTM D 5 5,500.00 6,325.00
88 Penetration after loss on heating of Bituminous materials ASTM D 5 & 6 8,000.00 9,200.00
89 Pentane Insoluble in Used Lubricating Oils (Centrifuge method) ASTM D 893 4,000.00 4,600.00
90 Pentane Insoluble in Used Lubricating Oils(Membrane Filtration method) ASTM D 4055 5,000.00 5,750.00
91 Pour Point of Petroleum Oils ASTM D 97 3,500.00
5,500.00
4,025.00
6,325.00
92 Paraffin Wax content of Petroleum Oils & Asphalt UOP 46 12,000.00 13,800.00
93 Pyrine (Polycyclic Aromatics) in mineral oils(Ultraviolet absorption method) USFDA 178.362 20,000.00 23,000.00
94 Particulate Contamination ASTM D 5452 11,500.00 13,225.00
95 Refractive Index ASTM D 1218 3,000.00 3,450.00
96 Salt content in Crude Oil (Electrometric method) ASTM D 3230 4,500.00 5,175.00
97 Salt content in Crude Oil by Titration UOP 22 4,500.00 5,175.00
98 Saybolt Color of Petroleum products ASTM D 156 3,000.00 3,450.00
99 Sediment in Crude Oil & Fuel Oil by Extraction method ASTM D 473 4,500.00 5,175.00
100 Sediment content(total) in Residual Fuel Oil and Distillate blends by Filtration method IP 375 11,000.00 12,650.00
101 Sediment (trace) in Lubricating Oil ASTM D 2273 4,000.00 4,600.00
102 Silver Strip Corrosion of Aviation Turbine Fuel IP 227 5,500.00 6,325.00
103 Smoke Point of Aviation Turbine Fuel ASTM D 1322 4,000.00 4,600.00
104 Specific Energy of Aviation Turbine Fuel ASTM D 4529 Cal. 2,000.00
Test. 10,000.00
2,300.00
11,500.00
105 Specific Gravity of semi-solid Bituminous materials ASTM D 70 4,000.00 4,600.00
106 Specific Gravity of gas by Schilling Effusion method UOP 114 2,000.00 2,300.00
107 Sodium, Nickel & Vanadium in Fuel Oil & Crude Oil by Atomic Adsorption Spectroscopy IP 288 5,000.00 5,750.00
108 Softening Point of Bitumen(Ring & Ball method) ASTM D 36 4,500.00 5,175.00
109 Solubility of Asphalt Materials in Trichloroethylene ASTM D 2042 4,000.00 4,600.00
110 Thermal Ageing of Residual Fuel Oils IP 390 12,000.00 13,800.00
111 Storage Stability of Residual Fuel Oils UOP 174 10,000.00 11,500.00
112 Sulfur in Petroleum products(Lamp method) ASTM D 1266 5,000.00 5,750.00
113 Sulfur(total) in Petroleum products by X-ray Spectrometry ASTM D 4294 5,000.00 5,750.00
114 Sulfur (total) in Petroleum products by Oxygen-Bomb method ASTM D 129 10,000.00 11,500.00
115 Sulfur in Petroleum Products, High Temperature method ASTM D 1552 12,000.00 13,800.00
116 Sulfur (Marcaptan) in POL products by Potentiometric Titration ASTM D 3227 10,000.00 11,500.00
117 Sulfur(Mercaptan) in Light Petroleum Distillates by Titration method IP 104 6,000.00 6,900.00
118 Sulfur(Mercaptan) in Hydrocarbon gases by Potentiometric Titration method UOP 212 6,000.00 6,900.00
119 Sulfur(Carbonyl) in Hydrocarbon gases by Potentiometric Titration method UOP 212 6,000.00 6,900.00
120 Sulfur(Phenolic) in Hydrocarbon gases by Potentiometric method UOP 212 6,000.00 6,900.00
121 Sulfur(Elementary) in Liquid Hydrocarbon gases by Potentiometric Titration method UOP 165 6,000.00 6,900.00
122 Sulfur(Free) in Liquid Petroleum Gases by Mercury Number UOP 377 6,000.00 6,900.00
123 Sulfur(Free or Polysulfide) in Liquefied Petroleum Gases by Butyl Mercaptan Reduction method UOP 143 6,000.00 6,900.00
124 Sulfur(trace) in Light Petroleum Distillate by Nickel Reduction method UOP 357 10,000.00 11,500.00
125 Thermal Oxidation Stability of Aviation Turbine Fuel(JFTOT procedure) ASTM D 3241 25,000.00 28,750.00
126 Thiosulfate in used Refinery Caustic(Merox Sweetening) UOP 423 7,000.00 8,050.00
127 Trace metals(Ca, Pb, Mg, K, Na, V) in Gas Turbine Fuel by Atomic Absorption method ASTM D 2788 5,000.00 5,750.00
128 Trace metals(V, Ni, Fe, Cu , Na, Ca, Mg, K, Mn & Pb) in Petroleum & Organic Products UOP 391 5,000.00 5,750.00
129 Trace quantity of Oil in Water ASTM D 322 3,000.00 3,450.00
130 Vanadium & Nickel in Petroleum products by Spectro-photometric method IP 285 7,000.00 8,050.00
131 Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products by Reid Method ASTM D 323 5,000.00 5,750.00
132 Vapor Pressure of Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) by LP Gas Method ASTM D 1267 5,000.00 5,750.00
133 Viscosity (Kinematic) of Transparent & Opaque Liquids and calculation of Dynamic Viscosity)

for Kinematic Viscosity at 40/50° C
for Kinematic Viscosity at 100° C
for Kinematic Viscosity at − 20° C
for Dynamic Viscosity at 40/50° C
for Dynamic Viscosity at 100° C
for Dynamic Viscosity at − 20° C
ASTM D 445 5,000.00
5,000.00
5,500.00
5,000.00
5,000.00
5,000.00
5,500.00
5,750.00
5,750.00
6,325.00
5,750.00
5,750.00
5,750.00
6,325.00
134 Viscosity Index calculation from Kinematic Viscosity at 40°C & 100°C ASTM D 2270 7,000.00 8,050.00
135 ISO-Viscosity Grade ASTM D 2422 4,000.00 4,600.00
136 Volatility of Liquefied Petroleum Gases ASTM D 1837 10,000.00 11,500.00
137 Water in Petroleum Products & Bituminous Materials by Distillation(Dean & Stark) ASTM D 95 4,000.00 4,600.00
138 Water in Crude Oil by Distillation ASTM D 4006 4,000.00 4,600.00
139 Water & Sediment in Fuel Oil by Centrifuge Method. ASTM D 96/1796 4,000.00 4,600.00
140 Water & Sediment in Crude Oil by Centrifuge Method ASTM D 4007 4,000.00 4,600.00
141 Water in Liquid Petroleum Products by Karl Fischer Reagent (Auto Titration) ASTM D 1744 8,000.00 9,200.00
142 Water reaction of Aviation Fuels ASTM D 1094 3,000.00 3,450.00
143 Water Separation Characteristics of Aviation Turbine Fuels(MSEP) ASTM D 3948 20,000.00 23,000.00
144 Weathering Test for Liquefied Petroleum Gas UOP 155
ASTM D 2158
4,000.00 4,600.00
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News & Events
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Finished Products

Finished Products

ERL produces 16 petroleum products including a few non-fuel products, namely, SBP, JBO, MTT, BITUMEN. Some of these products are produced only on demand.

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Refinery went on-stream with three Processing Units namely:
  Crude Distillation Unit,
  Catalytic Reforming Unit
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    Local Tender:
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Lab Testing

ERL has an well Equipped Quality Control Lab for ensuring best quality products. It also provides outsider the facilities for the following test:

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