Petroleum Measurement Manual: Procedures for Oil Cargo Measurements by Cargo Surveyors Pt.16

Petroleum Measurement Manual: Procedures for Oil Cargo Measurements by Cargo Surveyors Pt.16

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The Petroleum Measurement Committee of the Institute of Petroleum is responsible for the production and maintenance of standards and guides covering the various aspects of static and dynamic measurement of petroleum and this manual shows all their work.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 7 x 97mm | 190g
  • John Wiley and Sons / Institute of Petroleum
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • 3 line drawings, 3 tables
  • 0471924628
  • 9780471924623

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Table of contents

Part 1 Scope: general; measurement stages; quality control; summary of data to be reported. Part 2 Definitions. Part 3 General principles: the purpose of a cargo survey; general responsibilities. Part 4 Safety requirements: general; safety aspects of equipment; safety at sampling points; static electricity; entry into enclosed spaces. Part 5 Operation planning (loading and discharge): information to be obtained before a loading or discharge operation commences. Part 6 Measurement and sampling procedures: automatic measurement systems; gauging procedures; temperature measurement; sampling; calculation of quantities; use of vessel experience factors; bunker survey. Part 7 Procedures at loading: before, during and after loading. Part 9 Measurement procedures at discharge: before, during and after discharge. Appendices: recommended frequency of calibration and checking of instruments; monitoring metering system performance at loading; procedure for calculating vessel experience factors; information to be reported by the cargo surveyor; list of typical forms; wedge formula calculation; on-board blend cargoes; vessel tank-cleaning guidelines; calculation of OBQ and ROB.
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