INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL FOR NON-AVIATION PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

Note of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Govt. of India, New Delhi letter No. P-45011/54/2007- Dist, Dated 11th Sept ’2008

EFFECTIVE – JANUARY 2009

Printed by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL FOR NON AVIATION PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
Note of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Govt. of India, New Delhi letter No. P-45011/54/2007- Dist , Dated 11 Sept 2008

EFFECTIVE – JANUARY 2009

INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL FOR NON-AVIATION PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

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V. 8. Tapan De Mr. S.P. Anil Vijapure Mr. Roy Mr. Manager QC Sr. 7. IOCL MKT DIV IOCL MKT DIV IOCL MKT DIV IOCL MKT DIV IOCL MKT DIV BPCL MKT BPCL MKT HPCL MKT HPCL MKT HPCL MKT HPCL MKT . Manager QC GM-R&D and QC Ch. Bahukhandi Mr. 10 11 Name Designation Company Mr. Wasti Mr. C. R. Khadilkar GM (QC) DGM (QC) CQCM SR MGR (QC) Manager (QC) Ch. Manager (QA) Ch. Manager QC. 2.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL WORKING GROUP Sr. N. 9. 1. D. Nage Mr. 6. 3 4 5. W.Krishnaswamy Mr. Patel Dr. P. R.S. J. Hariharan Dr. H. S.L Narasimham Mr. V. K. S. D. No . Manager (QC) Sr.

DATE SECTION/ (PAGE) EMBODIED BY DATE .INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL FOR NON AVIATION PETROLEUM PRODUCTS AMENDMENT RECORD AMENDMENTS No.

QUALITY CONTROL CHECKS – BARRELS (OTHER THAN LUBES) TANKER TANK CLEANING KEY TANKER TANKS FITNESS CERTIFICATE STORAGE TANKS/TANK TRUCK CLEANING DATA LOG BOOK – TANKER / PLT OPERATIONS INLAND PIPELINE TRANSFER LOG BOOK SAMPLE LABEL – TANK WAGON FILLING POINT SAMPLE LABEL – TANK TRUCK FILLING POINT RECORD OF SAMPLES RETAINED / DISPOSED BATCH CONTROL LOG BOOK CODE LETTERS OF REFINERIES/TERMINALS/INSTALLATIONS/DEPOTS BATCH FORMATION TESTS PROCEDURES FOR TANK TRUCK OR TANK WAGON GRADE CHANGE OVER INSPECTION GUIDE FOR NON-AVIATION PRODUCTS STORAGE POINTS AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAINTAINING THE QUALITY OF PRODUCTS PRODUCT ACCEPTANCE LIMITS EX REFINERIES/PIPE LINES/IMPORTS GLOSSARY OF TERMS . AUTOMOTIVE DIESEL.CONTENTS SECTIONS SECTION SECTION SECTION SECTION SECTION SECTION SECTION SECTION : : : : : : : : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 INTRODUCTION PRODUCT QUALITY AND SPECIFICATIONS RECEIPT STORAGE DESPATCH ADDITIONAL CONTROLS FOR HIGHLY QUALITY SENSITIVE PRODUCTS SAMPLING LABORATORY SUPPORT ANNEXURE ANNEXURE : 1 PRODUCT QUALITY FAILURE INVESTIGATION APPENDICES APPENDIX : 1 APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX APPENDIX : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 2 2A 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 11A 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 SPECIFICATIONS FOR NAPHTHA. KEROSENE. ACTIVITIES & RETENTION OF SAMPLES. QUALITY CONTROL CHECKS. PREDISCHARGE TESTS FOR OCEAN TANKERS/ BARGES. LIGHT DIESEL OIL AND FUEL OILS. MOTOR GASOLENES. QUALITY CONTROL CHECKS – TANK WAGON AND TANK TRUCK OPERATIONS.

1 1 2 2 2 2 3 .SECTION – 1 INTRODUCTION SUBJECT Objective Purpose & Scope Quality Control Organisation Quality Control Responsibilities Role of Quality Control Department and Quality Audit Inspections Product Specification Documentation PAGE NO.

Fuel Oils and its variants. have to be followed as laid down in the respective “Safety and Operations Manuals” and also in the "Industry Manual on Acceptance of Product by Marketing Companies and Related Issues”.4 A well-defined system of quality control checks and documentation exists to achieve this purpose.3. Pipelines and Marketing Companies) in Public and Private Sectors. Naphtha. covering the existing as well as future such networks. 1. update.2. the standard operating procedures with due regard to the safety in handling of petroleum products in general.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 1.2 Any changes in the laid down procedures. Ethanol doped Motor Gasoline. Safety and Quality guidelines to ensure that the product of requisite quality as per the laid down standards is delivered. the Industry group shall prepare and update Operation. . whether indigenously produced in Indian refineries or imported.1 INTRODUCTION OBJECTIVE Section 1 Clauses 1. The procedures outlined in this manual are applicable to the entire Oil Industry (including Refineries.1 All non-aviation petroleum products. Bio Diesel etc. Kerosene. and review the Industry Quality Control Manual as per the requirements under intimation to MOP&NG. Therefore.3. covering existing as well as future such networks.e. With the introduction of Bio Fuels i. 1. Joint Ventures and Private Sector. 1. Similarly the respective companies shall ensure that a system is in place for quality monitoring of their branded fuels.1 SCOPE The procedures outlined in this manual are only the minimum requirements in order to ensure product quality of the non-aviation petroleum products. It is expected that such standard procedures will be followed at all times in addition to the instructions contained in the following pages which are with reference to quality aspects only. applicable to the entire Oil Industry (including Refineries.2. 1. Motor Gasoline and its variants. 1.2. High Speed Diesel and its variants.0 to 1.3 1. They are stored and handled with due care so as to keep them 'on-specification' and in “RefineryGood condition” at all times. with serial number and the same shall be recorded in the amendment record of this manual. Pipelines and Marketing Companies) in Public Sector Undertakings. before inclusion in the manual.3. shall be forwarded to MOP&NG for their advice / notice.2 PURPOSE The purpose of procedures outlined in this manual is to ensure that.2. Light Diesel Oil.3 1. The committee comprising “PSU Industry QC group” shall develop.2 Introduction Page No. are received in accordance with the respective specifications laid down from time to time and they enter the marketing and distribution system in “Refinery-Good” condition.. They are delivered from various storage points by different modes of transportation in good condition and conforming to respective specifications laid down from time to time. Such changes shall be issued in the form of amendments.0 1.2 1. 1 of 3 To evolve a uniform Quality Control procedure for handling of the Non Aviation Petroleum Products viz.

Operations department shall maintain the list of such Quality Control Co-ordinators duly updated from time to time.5.. In case of Depots. contaminated and wrong product” are extremely serious.5 1. 2 of 3 All those associated with the handling of petroleum products bear the responsibility to ensure that the product delivered is in a clean and good condition. (Appendix-17). Officers of the Quality Control department shall carry out quality control audit of storage points. and observations recorded in Quality Control Inspection guide covering the major area of activities at the location.2 1. Depots etc.4. meeting the relevant quality standards. Such Audits shall be carried out at least once in a year at each location and observations shall be recorded in Inspection guide covering the major area of activities at the location.6. Installations.1 Introduction Page No. Consequences of delivering "off-specification.3 in coordination with the requirement of operations or sales department etc.4 1. Quality Control Implementation officers of the Location or Operations Department / Controlling office. Minimum 10% of locations shall be audited jointly in a year on surprise basis by Operations Department / Controlling office (Head Office) as well as Quality Control department (Head Office) officials for better implementation of quality control procedures at location. (Appendix 17) Location In charge in association with QC co-ordinator shall ensure to enlist location-specific quality procedures as applicable.1 QUALITY CONTROL RESPONSIBILITIES The responsibility for ensuring proper quality control at various Terminals.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 1. the overall responsibility for quality control implementation will be that of the Location-In-charge. rests with the Operations Department. Such audits shall be carried out at least once in a year. Location In-charge and QC Co-ordinator shall also carry out selfAudit on quarterly basis (Appendix-17) and shall discuss with the concerned at location about corrective action on the observed lapses. shall carry out Audits to ensure implementation of the laid down Quality Control procedures. 1. Each Terminal & Installation shall identify an officer as Quality Control Co-ordinator.1 PRODUCT SPECIFICATION Most of the Non Aviation Petroleum products covered in this Manual are marketed to current BIS Specification (Appendix 1) and / or as per the requirements of the Gazette Notification issued by Government of India from time to time and / or guidelines issued by MOP&NG / Regulatory authorities from time to time.4 to 1.5. the fuel shall also meet the relevant BIS Specification. 1.3 Role of Quality Control Department and Quality Audit Inspections The quality control department shall formulate quality control guidelines / policies required under Clause 1.1 QUALITY CONTROL ORGANISATION Section 1 Clauses 1. In case of branded automotive fuels supplied by Oil companies. 1.6. While the primary responsibility for implementation of quality control practices rests with the concerned officers of each location.6 1.5. the Depot Incharge shall be the Quality Control Co-ordinator. .

In case of any product quality failure. Such documents shall be maintained in a separate file for records.7. The documents shall ensure the traceability to the relevant batch of the product for investigation in case of any deviation observed or for product failure. the relevant QC documents and test reports shall be retained for 3 years or till the completion of the investigation of the case whichever is later and shall be disposed off only after the necessary approval from controlling department. 1. The documents under normal circumstances shall be preserved for one year or till next QC Audit inspection. whichever is later.7.3 . The investigation reports shall be retained for further period of one year.7 to 1.3 Introduction Page No.7.2 1.1 DOCUMENTATION Section 1 Clauses 1.7. 3 of 3 All Quality control activities shall be duly documented in standard formats.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 1. The samples shall be retained as per Appendix 2A.7 1. Any amendments issued to Industry Quality Control Manual (IQCM) shall be incorporated in the IQCM and implemented by the location In-Charge.

SECTION – 2 PRODUCT QUALITY AND SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT Manufacturing Specifications Marketing Specifications PAGE NO. 1 1 .

1 MARKETING SPECIFICATIONS Release of products shall be aligned with the manufacturing specifications from the storage point conforming to the latest BIS specifications (Appendix – 1) and / or Gazette Notification issued by Government of India / Regulatory Authorities from time to time.Section 2 INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Clauses 2. ageing and special customer requirements etc. Manufacturing Specification shall be worked out considering the various factors that include mode of transport.3 2. Reproducibility of the test method or ISO 4259 may also be considered for arriving at the manufacturing specifications.0 to 2.1. 2. It is therefore of utmost importance to ensure that all products enter the marketing system from indigenous refineries or from import sources with a quality level within the specification limits and / or as per the requirements of the Gazette Notification issued by Government of India and / or guidelines issued by MOP&NG / Regulatory Authorities from time to time.2. road.2 Product Quality & Specifications Page No.1.1 2.1.2.1 PRODUCT QUALITY AND SPECIFICATIONS MANUFACTURING SPECIFICATIONS All products mentioned in this manual are either manufactured in PSU / Private / JV Refineries or imported from foreign sources. This is in order to meet the required specifications of products on receipt at marketing storage and at consumers’ end as the product moves through different modes of transportation. Wherever BIS specifications do not exist for a product (for example Naphtha). Marketing Companies / Parallel Marketers shall keep sufficient margin in respect of sensitive characteristics of the product specifications while procuring product from the PSU / Private / JV Refineries and through import. sea or pipeline transportation.2 2. batch size.2. requirement for doping the bio-fuels. stringency of specifications.0 2. directionally the requirements in Appendix –19 may be maintained at the manufacturing end for the products mentioned therein.2 2. respective Marketing Oil companies in consultation with the consumer.2 . The concerned Location-in-charge shall be responsible for ensuring this. However. shall draw the guaranteed specification. 2. Accordingly manufacturing specification is to be worked out separately for rail. 1 of 1 2.

SECTION – 3 RECEIPT SUBJECT Responsibilities Sampling of tanks nominated for receiving product Receipt by Ocean Tankers (Imported/Coastal) Pre-discharge tests (Receipt by Ocean Tankers) Receipt by Pipeline Transfers Receipt by Tank-Wagons Unconnected Tank-Wagons Receipt by Tank Trucks Receipt by Barrels Receipt of Additives / Dye / Marker Batch Number PAGE NO.3 & 4 4. 1 1 1 2. 5 & 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 .

Load port test report shall be checked to ensure conformity to the required specifications. UML composite samples from individual tanks nominated for receiving the product shall be taken.1 When a common line is used for receiving products. labelled.2 If the sample.3 Tanker tank ullages shall be taken.1. Annexure 1). conforms to the specification requirement in respect of tests carried out.1. 3. An all-level sample (bottom sample on need basis) from individual tanker tanks shall be checked for test A (Appendix 2).0 RECEIPT Section 3 Clauses 3. 3.3 Location receiving Kerosene by Rail / Road shall carry out Flash Point & Density tests on top sample of the tank after each receipt. The density recorded on the label shall be verified with the observed density at 15° C for the tanker tank samples. In the event the Flash Point does not meet the specification requirement. 1 of 8 3. In the event the observations are found unsatisfactory. Individual tanker tank samples shall be sent to laboratory for PD Test and retained (Appendix 2A. Discharge arrangements shall be so adjusted to avoid any possible contamination.1. concerned department and / or controlling office shall be intimated immediately for further necessary action 3. UML samples as mentioned above shall be taken jointly by Officers of Refinery or Marketing / Pipeline Divisions from the individual nominated tanks. and retained.2. 3.2. shall be positively segregated by dropping spool pieces or hammer-blind valves or by means of spectacle flanges / liners etc.2.4 In the event of the sample after receipt not conforming to specification.1.3 Receipt Page No.2. 3.2. 3.0.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 3. Ensure that bottom of the receiving tank is free from water and observation is to be recorded In case of receipt through cross country / feeder pipeline.1 SAMPLING OF TANKS NOMINATED FOR RECEIVING PRODUCT / water flush pipe line / ocean tankers. 3.1. all tanks excepting the tank receiving the 3. samples taken under Clause 3.1.1 RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities for maintaining the quality of products are as given in Appendix 18 of this Manual and in "Industry Manual on Acceptance of Product by Marketing Companies and Related Issues".5 and record shall be maintained. Load port shore tank(s) and tanker tank(s) samples (Appendix 2A) shall be collected from the master.1 may be disposed off. In case of multi-product receipt through Ocean tanker the ullage shall be taken once again before the commencement of pumping of the next product and verified with the earlier recorded ullage to ensure that there is no inter tank leakage. these retained samples (Appendix 2A) shall not be disposed off till the investigation is over. concerned department shall be informed for further advice. Subsequently Density & Flash Point test shall be carried out in line with Clause 4. after receipt.1 Before receiving product through multi-product pipeline / dedicated pipeline / local dedicated pipeline 3.2 RECEIPT BY OCEAN TANKERS (COASTAL / IMPORTED) product. sealed and retained (Appendix 2A). . A Composite sample from this kerosene tank shall be retained for a period of one month (Appendix 2A).0 to 3.

4.0 # 2.5 If the composite sample fails. 3.4.2.3) observations are satisfactory. in case of imported product a proportionate (on volumetric ratio) composite of the tanker tank samples shall be prepared at laboratory and tested for full specification test in case of first port of call and for the relevant PreDischarge tests (Appendix 3) at subsequent ports of call and discharge shall commence if the test results are satisfactory.0 # 2.2.0 3.0 Case to case basis in consultation with QC Department The figures indicated.2.2.3) observations are satisfactory. the interface management is to be worked out by pipeline carrier in co-ordination with Refiners and Marketers either by absorption or by insertion of suitable pig or by segregating into an isolated tank for re-processing at Refinery in consultation with the Quality Control Department. 3.0 0. ** .6 Receipt Page No. 3. The concerned department shall be intimated of the failure immediately. it shall be investigated immediately as per the procedure laid down in the Industry Manual on Acceptance of Products by Marketing Companies and in line with Clause 4.0 3.6 of the IQCM.2.2.2. a proportionate (on volumetric ratio) composite of the tanker tank samples shall be prepared at laboratory and tested for the relevant Pre-Discharge tests (Appendix 3) and discharge shall commence if the test results are satisfactory.2.0 * No limit 3.5. as interface percentage acceptable grade wise. in case of indigenous product.2.0 # 5.0 # 3. Therefore. are directional. 3.4 PRE-DISCHARGE TEST Section 3 Clauses 3.1In the event of any product quality failure noted.2If the above (Clause 3. then individual tanker tank samples shall be checked for the failing quality parameter and the individual tanker tanks for which the sample does not meet specification shall be isolated and only those tanks that meet the Pre-Discharge test requirements shall be declared fit for discharge. However. product carrier shall be responsible for positioning the product as per required specification.6 Interface Accommodation The interface of MS BS II & SRN/MRN MS BS III & SRN/MRN MS BS II & SRN/MRN MS BS III & SRN/MRN SRN & SK MRN & SK MS BS II / MS BS III & SK SK & ATF SK/ATF & HSD BS II / LSHF/HF HSD SK/ATF & HSD BS III / LSHF/HF HSD LSHF/HF HSD HSD BS II & LSHF/HF HSD HSD BS III & LSHF/HF HSD HSD & LDO LDO & FO $ Product tank to Accommodate Interface MS BS II MS BS III MRN MRN MRN OR SRN MRN MS BS II SK HSD BS II HSD BS III HF HSD HSD BS II HSD BS III LDO FO Interface Quantity (Front + Rear) Acceptable (%) ** 1.5 3.0 No limit $ $ 3. The interface front and rear-end together not to exceed the percent (%) quantity of product received in the tank as indicated above.1If the above (Clause 3.4 to 3.2. 2 of 8 3.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 3.

7.3 3.9 Receipt Page No. In case of a product different from that to be discharged. Two litres retention sample each shall be taken both from jetty end and shore end during commencement. Facility to collect top and bottom sample from the pipeline / pipeline manifold shall be available at the jetty end and inside installation premises. Test ‘A’). If the results conform to the specification. A composite of equal quantities of TMB samples shall be tested for the Batch Formation Test (Appendix – 15) and the bottom sample shall be tested for Density and Distillation Test separately.2.7.1 (Appendix 2) For first five (05) minutes the tanker discharge shall be closely monitored (i.0 Kg/m (0. then the jetty end / shore end sample shall have a 3 3 density of within (+) 3. Pipeline samples are to be monitored from both the end for its suitability for discharge of the product.7. The record of all the Interface disposals / management shall be maintained.7.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Section 3 Clauses 3. ship’s manifold and line content shall be identified.2. Clause 3. the product may be released. front and rear end together shall not exceed 3% of product received in the tank. In case of density variation. The pumping shall be stopped if density variation is found beyond the limit mentioned in Clause 3. The reasons shall be ascertained before its correction and release.7. middle and end of the discharge. labelled and retained until quality of the product after receipt is established (Appendix 2A). Subsequently for the next half an hour of product pumping.7 Before commencement of discharge.2. In case individual tanker tanks are having different densities.0 kg/m / (-) 0.5 3. 3 of 8 # Interface. From the shore end. Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2) shall be done every hour during the pumping and chronologically recorded thereafter. * 3. to ensure the quality of product that is being discharged and record maintained. samples shall be tested for Test-A every ten minutes.4 3.7.003 gm/ml of the lowest density of the tanker tank(s).2.003 gm/ml of the highest and (-) 3. In case the product lying in the pipeline is dormant for a month or more. 3.3 shall be followed.2.003 o gm/ml) at 15 C when compared to each batch / tanker tank density range). Batch formation test shall be carried out on bottom sample.2.2. samples (white oils only) shall be taken from top and bottom sampling cocks at jetty end / Ship's manifold every 10 minutes (at 0010-20-30 Minutes) and Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2) done. If this test is unsatisfactory (the variation in density is more than 3. The pumping shall be resumed only after the reason for the variation has been established and necessary corrective action taken.9 .2. for half an hour (at 00-10-20-30 Minutes) after displacement of the 3 line content. sealed.4.2.2.8 3. These checks shall be chronologically recorded in the shore end and jetty end tanker log book (Appendix 9).e. care should be taken to see that the flash point of LDO is protected to be within specifications.2.6 to 3.3. In case of any deviation. However.0 kg/m / (+) 0. the same shall be drained out in to slop tank of the tanker. with regard to HSD / LDO. Sampling facility on receipt pipeline shall be so located that the top and bottom samples can be drawn from the same location of the pipeline. samples such drawn shall be subjected to monthly monitoring tests as per Clause 4.7.2.2 3.1 3.

4 of 8 3.10 to 3. The above Top.10 On completion of transfer.3. additional Test ‘K’ (Appendix 2) also shall be carried out on Top sample. middle and end of the product transfer for each batch / tank. In case the product lying in the pipeline is dormant for a month or more. Whenever pumping of the product is stopped. The sampling points shall be as per Appendix-18. labelled and retained (Appendix 2A) until quality of the product after receipt is established and record maintained.6. samples such drawn shall be subjected to monthly monitoring tests as per Clause 4. corrective action taken and then pumping could be resumed. and after allowing a minimum settling time of one hour. For the first half an hour of each product being pumped through a multi-product pipeline or a dedicated pipeline / local dedicated pipeline samples shall be drawn from the top and bottom of the pipeline near the manifold at intervals of ten minutes (at 00-10-20-30 Minutes).2.2.1 3. Middle and Bottom samples shall be subjected 3 to batch formation test (Appendix 15). sealed.2 . reasons for the variation established.2. If the test results are satisfactory (the density variation shall be within that given in Clause 3. 3.003 gm/ml between any two layers. Two litres retention sample shall be taken. the procedure of the sampling during the first half an hour and then hourly sampling shall be followed. care has to be exercised to correctly ascertain the interface cutting in line with Clause 3.3) when compared to each batch density range.0 Kg/m / 0. The product from the tank shall be released only if the Lab confirms that the product meets specification requirement in respect of the tests carried out. then the pumping shall be stopped.1 (Appendix – 2) b Pipeline transfers are either through multi-product pipeline or a dedicated pipeline / local dedicated pipeline.11 If dedicated barges are used for product transportation. both from despatching end and receiving end. In case of multi product discharge of tanker through a single pipeline. 3. 3. In case of Kerosene. and Test-A (Appendix 2) done for each batch / tank and to be recorded (Appendix 10). during commencement.2. In case. A composite sample of Kerosene shall be retained for three months and record maintained as per Appendix 12.3 3. a Top. all QC checks outlined for tank-wagon loading / discharge shall be followed (Appendix 2A).3. When transfers take place through a multi-product pipeline. The Laboratory shall also carry out Test ‘A’ and a composite of Top. If the density variation of TMB is more than 3. and Bottom (TMB) sample shall be drawn (Appendix 2A) from tank and individually subjected to Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2) and recorded in the respective log book. batch formation test shall be carried out individually for layers having lowest and highest density. additional Test ‘J’ (Appendix 2) also shall be carried out on Bottom sample from tank and for HSD. Middle and Bottom sample shall be sent separately along with Test ‘A’ observations to the laboratory.2 Receipt Page No. additionally Flash Point test also shall be carried out on top sample.2.7.3. Middle. the interval of sampling shall be every hour.1 RECEIPT OF PIPELINE TRANSFERS a Pipeline samples are to be monitored from both the ends for its suitability for discharge of the product.4. for Motor Gasoline.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Section 3 Clauses 3.3. the density variation is outside the permissible limits. and then restarted.

When a transfer takes place from a Refinery / Marketing certified tank(s) through dedicated pipeline. A valid test report from the Refinery / Marketing certified tank(s) shall be obtained for support.3 Section 3 Clauses 3.3.2. After receipt of the product a batch control log shall be maintained (Appendix 13). (refer glossary of terms) a UML composite sample shall be taken jointly from the nominated tanks. An upper.7 When the transfer is through a dedicated pipeline. 5 of 8 Before a Pipeline transfer is effected through a multi-product pipeline or a dedicated pipeline / local dedicated pipeline. 3. the product may be released. Flash Point test shall be carried out as per Clause 3. The product from the tank shall be released only if the lab confirms that the product meets the requirements.003 gm/ml) at 15° C between any two layers]. from the bottom of the tank or above the level of water that may be present in the tank) after receipt and tested for density individually to ensure homogeneity of the product. Middle.9.3.003 gm/ml) at 15° C between any two layers] the composite sample of TMB shall be subjected to batch formation test. samples from Top.2. middle & lower sample from the individual tank/s nominated for transfer / receipt shall be jointly drawn. additional test for quality monitoring as per Appendix 15 may be carried out.10 shall be adopted (Appendix 2.10). 3. After receipt. If not 3 satisfactory [density variation is more than 3.9 .9 Receipt Page No. as per Clause 3. If the densities of the samples are within the tolerance limits a composite sample is retained (Appendix 2A) till the batch is established by the receiving location. At Tap-off Point tanks in which product/s along with interface is accommodated. Lower and Bottom levels (Appendix 2A) of storage tank shall be individually subjected to Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2) and the observations recorded. Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2) done and the observations recorded chronologically (Appendix 10). it is to be investigated and reasons for density variation to be recorded in batch control Log and an individual layer batch formation test shall be carried out (Clause 3.3. 2A. Middle and Bottom (Bottom sample to be drawn from a height of 15 cms.2. additionally Flash Point test also shall be carried out on top sample. Upper. additional Test ‘K’ (Appendix 2) also shall be carried out on Top sample.3 to 3.10). representative sample from the tank(s) shall be jointly drawn. Measure the density of UML samples separately and record the density range observed for the tank/s. On completion of transfer.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 3.3.4 3. a sample shall be drawn (Appendix 2A) from Top. In case of inter company product transfer. If the density variation at 15oC is within limits (Clause 3. For Motor Gasoline. by the receiving location During receipt through dedicated pipelines samples from the top and bottom of the pipeline near the manifold shall be drawn at intervals of one hour at the despatching and receiving end.0 kg/m (0. it is to be ensured that the tank nominated for transfer of product is having homogeneous product with a certified density / batch test report.3. sealed and retained (Appendix 2A). In case of Kerosene. Test ’A’ done and retained (Appendix 2A) till the quality of the product has been established.3. 12 & 15). the procedure given in Clause 3. If satisfactory 3 [density variation is not more than 3.3.5 3.8 3. A composite sample of Kerosene shall be retained for three months and record maintained as per Appendix 12.3.0 kg/m (0. In case of SKO. In case variation in density is observed because of earlier receipt of different batches it is to be ascertained that the variation of density is within the tolerance limit of earlier batches.6 3. through dedicated pipelines. additional Test ‘J’ (Appendix 2) also shall be carried out on Bottom sample from tank and for HSD.3.3.10 and a composite sample of Kerosene shall be retained for three months and record maintained as per Appendix 12.2.

6 of 8 3.3.4.2.1 3.4. .4.4. The density of the top sample of the individual tank-wagon shall be checked and compared with the despatch density at 15oC and recorded.3. depending upon the test result. In the event the flash point does not meet the specification requirement. 3.4 3.4.1 3.1 3.1.3.3 and 3.003 gm/ml) between any two layers.003 gm/ml) at 15° C at any time.1 For SKO receipts. Subsequently density & flash point test shall be carried out in line with Clause 4.4. The laboratory will advise the test results to the controlling office and location. 3. In case. 3.2 RECEIPT BY TANK-WAGONS Ensure that the seals of the tank-wagon are intact. 3.5 3.5 3. The location will then. After T/W receipt. 3 3. corresponding storage tank Upper. presence / absence of water shall be checked.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Section 3 Clauses 3.2. The density variation of such stock during transfer shall not be beyond 3.2 UNCONNECTED TANK-WAGONS On receipt of an unconnected tank-wagon. Record of the observations made after doing the checks in Clauses 3.2 Receipt Page No.3. the product shall be segregated and concerned department informed.6 and Annexure 1 shall be applicable.4.4.2. decant the product if facilities are available for storing it. concerned department and / or controlling office shall be intimated immediately for further necessary action. A composite sample from this kerosene tank shall be retained for a period of one month (Appendix 2A).10 to 3. 3. It shall be ensured that the relevant batch formation test report (Appendix 15) shall be obtained for support and batch control log shall be maintained (Appendix 13).4.11 In case of product quality failure. TMB samples shall be taken and sent to the nearest laboratory of the Industry for critical tests for identification of the product.5.2.4.1.0 kg/m (0. then they shall await instructions from the controlling office.4 above and the corrective action taken shall be maintained. A bottom sample from White Oil tank-wagons shall be drawn and tested for Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2) for grade identification. Middle and Lower level samples shall be individually subjected to Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2) and the observations recorded.10 When stock transfer is effected from Other Oil Marketing Company through local dedicated pipelines such transfers shall commence from valid stock having batch formation test certificate.4 When taking the dip. 3. facilities are not available for storing it.4. density shall be closely monitored at filling point during despatches and record maintained Location receiving Kerosene by Rail / Road shall carry out flash point & density tests on top sample of the tank after each receipt. Joint samples shall be taken from the nominated tanks (Appendix 2A) and Test ‘A’ to be carried out and record maintained.5. Sample shall be drawn and observations recorded as applicable in Clause 3.4.5 and record shall be maintained.3 3.4.1 3. it shall be ensured that the relevant Flash Point information from the loading location is available before commencement of discharge.5. If the density 3 variation of UML is more than 3. Clause 4. If variation is beyond permissible limits.0 Kg/m (0.

6.7.7.6.2. Any sweating / leaking barrels shall be identified and action taken to transfer the product into sound barrels. Barrels shall be kept on wooden planks in a covered godown with proper ventilation.7.6.4.2 and 3. second sample shall be handed over to the vendor and the third sample shall be subjected to laboratory test against the technical specification of the additive. 7 of 8 Procedure given in Clauses 3.7.3 RECEIPT BY BARRELS The seals on each barrel shall be checked.003 gm/ml) of the despatch density. jointly signed with representative of the vendor and sealed.1 RECEIPT BY TANK TRUCKS Section 3 Clauses 3. 3.5 Onward dispatches to upcountry locations from the certified batch (Clause 3. After draining sufficient quantity of the product from the pipeline of each compartment.6 Receipt of Additives / Dye / Marker from Vendor or Location conformity with the supplier test report against tender / agreed technical specification.6. samples from randomly selected three barrels shall be taken and subjected to Test ‘C’ (Appendix 2). 3. 3. Location shall segregate the batch and use on “first in first out” basis.7.4 Any deviation on observations as per Clauses 3.5 3. Barrels shall be stored horizontally with bungs at 3 o'clock .3) shall be accompanied by both the test reports and shall further be subjected to test as per Clause 3. 3.7. Any variation beyond 0.7.6.7.7.7.6 Receipt Page No.4 3.7.7.6. a sample from each compartment shall be drawn and Test 3 'A' done.6 to 3.002 gm/ml at 15 C shall be investigated before acceptance of the consignment. . The barrel shall be handled in line with the standard laid down practice for handling barrels.3 Samples so drawn as per Clause 3. 3.7.3 shall be dealt as per tender condition. All these checks are to be recorded (Appendix 4).0 Kg/m (0.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 3. 3.6 3.7.6.6.1 3. It shall be reviewed along with the stock loss by the location in-charge.7.6.1 to 3. On conformity with the requirement the retained samples shall be bulked with the same batch of additive in barrels for use.4.7 3. Samples on cube root basis shall be drawn.5 is applicable with the need to check each compartment for presence / absence of water while taking the dip.7.7.2 All level random samples on cube root basis from the barrels shall be drawn and checked for density.6.6.1 Receipt of the barrels of Additive / dye / marker consignment at location shall be accepted in 3. individual barrels shall be subjected to Test ‘C’ (Appendix 2).6 Location shall maintain daily stock logbook for additive / dye / markers. If there are 20 barrels. 3.6. In case the result is unsatisfactory.7. Density variation shall be within 3. It shall be compared with technical specification / supplier’s batch test report of the additive o / dye / marker.2 3.9 o'clock position. One sample will be retained by location.6.2 shall be made composite (3 x 1 litre) properly labelled. The result of the observations and the corrective action taken shall be recorded in a register as per format given in (Appendix 5).

8.4 After every tank cleaning. Batch formation test (Appendix 15) shall be carried out after each receipt of product through multi-product pipeline and ocean tanker. . to 3.8 3. The other quality control checks & documentation shall be carried out as per Section 3.8.2 3.e. 8 of 8 A Batch Number shall be assigned for each receipt of product through multi-product pipeline / dedicated pipeline / Ocean tanker / Tank Wagons / Tank Trucks in a location. the batch number will revert to 1 (One). 3.8.1 BATCH NUMBER Section 3 Clauses 3. For example. Entry shall be made as per batch control log book (Appendix 13). the batch number HSD/TW/IOC/TAH/3/2 shall indicate that HSD of IOC received through Tank Wagon has been stored in Allahabad Terminal tank number 3 as the second batch after tank cleaning.4 Receipt Page No.8.. Product Code / Mode (Ocean Tanker/PL//TW/TL etc. In case of the receipt through dedicated pipeline / tank wagon / tank truck batch formation test is not mandatory.) / Name of Organisation / Code letter of Location originating the Batch Code letters / Tank Number / Serial Number of the batch established in that tank since its last cleaning. i.8.3 3.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 3.8. The batch so established will carry the batch test report of the batch of dispatching location.

1 2 2.4 & 5 6 6 6 .3.SECTION – 4 STORAGE SUBJECT Facilities (Main) Other Facilities Colour Coding Quality Monitoring Disposal of Product used for Grade change over Product Quality Failures PAGE NO.

sludge formation etc. In case of black oils inlet may be provided with 60 mesh filter strainer. Same line for different generations of fuel of the same grade should be avoided.3 Spectacle flanges / liners / hammer blinds or spool pieces of standard size and thickness shall be provided for attaining positive segregation in the pipelines whenever a common manifold is used. 1 of 6 Above ground tanks with saucer bottom shall have minimum 25 mm. However.1.1. An all-level sample after receipt of first parcel in a newly commissioned tank / after Tank cleaning / after any grade change over shall be sent to the laboratory for batch formation test (Appendix 15). 4.1 4. If the flash point is lower than the specification requirements / found lower than the previous observed flash point. depending on the need. Storage tanks shall be cleaned once in every five years or more frequently. Date of tank cleaning and the due date of next cleaning shall be painted on or near the manhole cover along with the information on the extensions obtained.4 4.0 to 4. . Copper corrosion test to be carried out on a bottom sample of LSHF HSD storage tanks after cleaning.1. a top sample shall be drawn and tested for Density and Flash Point Test. despatches from this tank shall be suspended and the concerned department to be informed immediately. This shall be continued subsequently on every 7 days basis till fresh receipt. cleaning of the tank may be initially extended for a maximum period of three years and subsequently by two years under monitoring of sample at the suction and datum plate level as per monitoring tests (Appendix 2) read with (Clause 4.2 STORAGE FACILITIES (MAIN) Section 4 Clauses 4. diameter water draw off line at the lowest portion of the tank. The product from the tank shall be released only after the product meets specification requirement in respect of recommended parameters. In case of the operational constraint. In case of operational requirement if inter tank transfer or acceptance of pipeline content is necessary. such type of operation shall be carried out in consultation with QC department.1. The spectacle flanges / liners / hammer blinds shall be periodically checked for their soundness and record maintained. before the receiving tank valve. The line content shall be properly displaced and the interface shall be downgraded into lower generation of the grade and record to be maintained.5 When there is no fresh receipt into a Kerosene tank for 7 days.1.1).1 4.4. 4. SKO shall be released based on the flash point and density test of receipt tank.2.1. For Under Ground tanks. All white oils tanks may be provided with 100 mesh filter strainer at inlet of the tank and an appropriately designed coalescer at outlet to ensure the product quality.0 4.5 Storage Page No. The observations shall be recorded. Storage tank cleaning data as per Appendix 8 shall be maintained. The top and bottom sampling facility shall be available at the pipeline manifold at the jetty / delivery manifold and / or custody transfer point at refinery / pipeline transfer / receipt locations. to draw line samples at locations receiving product by tanker and / or pipeline.1) Sampling facility shall be provided at the top and bottom of the receiving line. Despatches from this tank shall be resumed only after necessary instructions are received from the concerned department.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 4. (Clause 4. like change of product. details of tank cleaning shall be displayed on a suitable display board. with the specific approval of Quality Control Department.

The product carried shall be written in a gap of 300 mm in white letters for black oils and black letters for white oils in the direction of flow.3 4. Such operations shall be recorded in a register.3. Hoses : Hoses when not in use shall be properly stored.3.2. In case the test indicates presence of sulphide. 4.t product.r.3.2 Storage Page No.3. A Brilliant green colour circle will be added at the tail portion of arrow for Bharat Stage-IV Grade of products.1 COLOUR CODING Pipelines shall be colour coded to indicate the product that is being carried. Colour coding chart is shown under Clause 4. water shall be replaced.7 4. 4. relevant colour coding shall be changed immediately. The width of the arrow shall be one third of the diameter of pipeline and 300mm long arrow (Clause 4.3) shall be painted after each band on the pipeline with respective colour code in the direction of flow.6 to 4.2 4.3.2 The recommended colour coding for bands shall be: Product MS BS II-93 MS BS III-95 MS BS IV-95 MS BS II -88 MS BS III-91 MS BS IV-91 Ethanol HSD BS II HSD BS III HSD BS IV SKO LSHF HSD. The record shall be maintained. Hoses on black oil shall be earmarked and shall not be used for white oils.1.6 Section 4 Clauses 4. with their ends blanked.3. Aluminium paint shall be applied on white oil lines and black oil lines shall be painted black.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 4. 2 of 6 FO / LDO shall be circulated within the tanks fortnightly for at least two hours. Colour coding for all products shall have band(s) of 100 mm on each side with a gap of 300 mm in between.Indian Standard Colour No.1. LDO Naphtha LAN & HAN Colour of gap Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Black Aluminium Colour of bands (total width 100mm) Signal red A pair of brilliant green* rings either side with signal red ring in the centre A pair of brilliant green* rings either side with signal red ring in the centre and one brilliant green* circle at the tail of arrow Dark orange A pair of brilliant green* rings either side with dark orange ring in the centre A pair of brilliant green* rings either side with dark orange ring in the centre and one brilliant green* circle at the tail of arrow Purple Oxford blue A pair of brilliant green* rings either side with oxford blue ring in the centre A pair of brilliant green* rings either side with oxford blue ring in the centre and one brilliant green* circle at the tail of arrow Golden yellow Oxford blue Aluminium Dark brown Isc no. 4. The band shall be painted near both sides of the valves and thereafter every 20 meter length of Pipeline. If for operational constraints.2. In case of any change in use of pipeline w. it is to be ensured that the product in the tank is made homogeneous by providing adequate facility. . The date on which the strainer had been last cleaned shall be painted on the body of the strainer and record of cleaning shall be maintained. when there is no fresh receipt into the tanks during this period. The size of letters shall be half the diameter of the pipelines.1.1 OTHER FACILITIES Strainers : All box strainers / line strainers shall be opened once in three months and internally cleaned. of IS 5:2004 * IS Colour Code No.2 4. Test ‘E’ (Appendix 2) shall be carried out on the water sample on fortnightly basis.** 537 537 537 591 591 591 796 105 105 356 105 --412 ** Refer . water bottom is maintained in the tank. HF HSD. At the Locations where MS / HSD or any interface is being received through multi-product pipeline. ELS HSD FO. for Brilliant Green is 221 as per IS 5:2004.

3 of 6 100 mm Colour Band 100 mm D/2 NAME OF PRODUCT Colour Band D/3 300 mm (All dimensions in mm) 300 mm The locations required to camouflage product pipelines.3 to 4. Colour coding Chart for individual grades of MS /HSD are enclosed as under MS Bharat Stage II 100 mm 300 mm 45 -50 mm thick and 300 mm long MS BS II .3 of the manual. shall camouflage product pipelines accordingly and set of colour bands shall be as per Clause 4.5.88 .1 Storage Page No.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 4.3 TYPICAL COLOUR CODING CHART Section 4 Clauses 4.93 MS BSII .3.3.

50 mm thick and 300 mm long MS BS IV .91 10 mm bands 5 mm gap 50 mm centre band MS Bharat Stage IV 100 mm 300 mm 2 /3 D 45 .95 10 mm bands 5 mm gap 50 mm centre band MS Bharat Stage III 100 mm 300 mm 45 -50 mm thick and 300 mm long MS BS III .1 Storage Page No. 4 of 6 MS Bharat Stage III 100 mm 300 mm 45 -50 mm thick and 300 mm long MS BS III .3.95 BS IV 10 mm bands 50 mm centre band 5 mm gap MS Bharat Stage IV 100 mm 300 mm 2 /3 D 45 .5.50 mm thick and 300 mm long MS BS IV .INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Section 4 Clauses 4.3 to 4.91 10 mm bands BS IV 50 mm centre band 5 mm gap .

3. 5 of 6 HSD Bharat Stage II 100 mm 300 mm 45 -50 mm thick and 300 mm long HSD/ HF/ LSHFHSD HSD BSII HSD Bharat Stage III 100 mm 300 mm 45 -50 mm thick and 300 mm long HSD BS III 10 mm bands 50 mm centre band 5 mm gap HSD Bharat Stage IV 100 mm 300 mm 2 /3 D 45 -50 mm thick and 300 mm long HSD BSIV 10 mm bands BS IV 50 mm centre band 5 mm gap .INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Section 4 Clauses 4.1 Storage Page No.3 to 4.5.

6. Sampling & testing as part of the investigation shall be done jointly by investigating team. PRODUCT QUALITY FAILURES In case any stock fails to meet the specification during monitoring or otherwise. The locations while sending the samples shall indicate density at 15° C for all products and also flash point for SKO tank-wise.1 4.6 4.6. a composite sample from the stock of each product tank shall be subjected to monthly monitoring tests. Under no circumstance shall a location on their own attempt to correct the product by mixing in storage tank.6. Inter tank transfer to avoid this is not permitted. The record of product salvaged and corrective action shall be chronologically recorded. tank trucks. Corrective action to salvage the product shall be initiated by the concerned department in consultation with Quality Control Department and appropriate instructions issued.4. 4.4. Upper Middle & Lower composite sample from the vertical tank / an all-level sample from the horizontal tank shall be sent for batch formation tests (Appendix 15). 4. A corresponding set of the above samples shall be retained till receipt of the test report and record maintained. if there is no fresh receipt in a particular storage tank for 30 days. MS all grades shall be tested for Test ‘D’. 4.6.3 to 4.2 4. The monthly tank monitoring test reports shall be obtained within 30 days from the date of sampling / despatching and retained month-wise. ocean tankers.5. Supplies can be made from the tank under monitoring.5.6. etc for releasing the stocks.5 .4 4. Naphtha for Test ‘F’.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 4.2 When no fresh product is received for three months into a tank.1 Storage Page No. sample from such tank shall be sent for monthly monitoring tests and separate records maintained. The record of the Interface if segregated in an isolated tank and its disposal shall be maintained. In a location carrying out batch formation test.3 4. Copper strip corrosion test shall be carried out fortnightly on a bottom sample from LSHF HSD tanks.4 4. storage and despatches has to be investigated in detail as per Annexure 1.3. Failure shall be investigated immediately as per the procedure laid down in the Industry Manual on Acceptance of Products by Marketing Companies as well as directionally in line with Annexure 1. HSD all grades and LDO for Test ‘H’ and FO for Test ‘I’ (Appendix 2).1 DISPOSAL OF PRODUCT USED FOR GRADE CHANGE OVER The "On specification" product used for grade washing of tank-wagons or tank trucks shall be disposed off in line with Appendix 16 and record maintained.5 4. the stocks shall be frozen and the concerned departments suitably intimated immediately.4. SKO for Test ‘G’. 6 of 6 At location where batch formation test is not specified.3 4.1 QUALITY MONITORING Section 4 Clauses 4. Any suspected quality failure during receipt.

SECTION – 5 DESPATCH SUBJECT Ocean tanker loading and despatch Pipeline despatches Tank-Wagon despatches Tank-Truck despatches Barrels despatches Retention of samples PAGE NO. 1 2 2 3 3 4 .

dry and fit to carry the product. The pumping shall be resumed only after the reason for this has been established and necessary corrective action taken.1.003 gm/ml) o 3 o at 15 C of the highest and -3. A certificate as given in Appendix 7 shall be obtained from the Master / Surveyor. shall be cleaned as indicated in Appendix 6.1. These checks shall be chronologically recorded in the shore end and jetty end tanker logbooks (Appendix 9). shall be taken. In case the product lying in the pipeline is dormant for a month or more.1 OCEAN TANKER LOADING AND DESPATCH The tanker on black oil service shall not be used on white oil service. record the grades of the products carried by the tanker in previous three voyages Tanker tanks. 2 sets to be handed over to the master (one for the personal custody of the master and the second set for handing over at the disport). From the jetty end / ship's manifold. Ensure that bottom of the receiving tank is free from water & observation is to be recorded.2 5. Product in the shore tank earmarked for loading shall have valid test report. Looking into the history of the earlier voyages.1.5 5. 4 sets of composite sample of tanker tanks (Appendix 2A) shall be taken.1.4. sealed and retained (Appendix 2A). middle and end of the pumping.4 5. 5. samples such drawn shall be subjected to monthly monitoring tests as per Clause 4.0 kg/m (0.1.1 (Appendix 2) For the first half an hour of product pumping.003 gm/ml) at 15 C of the lowest density of the shore tank]. The product previously carried in the tanker tanks shall be known to decide the type of cleaning. adequate care shall be exercised to ensure that this water does not enter the delivery stream. running samples from top and bottom of the pipeline shall be taken from shore end every ten minutes (at 00-10-20-30 Minutes) and Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2) done and recorded. and the proposed product to be loaded.3 5.1. If this test is unsatisfactory [the variation in density is beyond + 3. If for operational reasons.1. Similarly the connecting pipelines and pumps are also to be cleaned & flushed out. be free of water. sealed and retained (Appendix 2A). 5.7 On completion of loading.0 DESPATCH Section 5 Clauses 5. Pipeline content samples are to be monitored from both the end for its suitability for discharge of the product.0 to 5.6 5. water bottom is being maintained. one set to be retained at the loading location till satisfactory completion of discharge and one set to be sent to the lab at the loading location for batch formation test (Appendix 15).1. Tanker may be allowed to sail and need not wait for test report. nominated for despatching the product.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 5.6 shall be applicable in case of product failure. 5.1. 1 of 4 Tank(s) nominated for despatch shall as far as possible. confirming that the nominated tanks are clean. as far as possible.1 5.0 kg/m (0. Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2) shall be done every hour and chronologically recorded thereafter (Appendix 9). Clause 4. UML composite samples from individual tanks. depending on the product previously carried. the pumping shall be stopped. Joint samples 2 litres each shall be drawn at the commencement. 4x2 Litres of UML composite samples shall be drawn and retained under the custody of all concerned (Appendix 2A).8 . labelled. running samples from top and bottom of the pipeline shall be tested for Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2) every 10 minutes for half an hour after the line content has been 3 displaced.8 Despatch Page No. Product doped with marker for the purpose of checking the adulteration and SKO doped with Blue dye shall not be transported through tanker. Disport shall be advised test results by quickest mode of communication.

the water shall be drained out before sealing. product wise (only white oil products).3.2 to 5.3.2 PIPELINE DESPATCHES Section 5 Clauses 5.3.1 TANK-WAGON DESPATCHES The selection of a tank-wagon suitable for loading is important. 5.10 are applicable while transferring the product through a pipeline (Appendix 2A).3. batch formation test report of the said product shall be sent to respective receiving locations and record maintained. 3. The Clauses 3. If results are satisfactory.3. 3. A sample.3.8 and 3.3 5. the sample shall be drawn from the delivery line at a point closer to tank wagon filling gantry after displacement of previous product in the line.3.3.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 5.5 5. Same line for different generations of fuel of the same grade should be avoided.2. the tank-wagon shall be sealed and despatched.7 . The black oil tank wagon shall not be used for loading white oil product. Care shall be taken to ensure that the fittings of a tank-wagon are in serviceable condition and that the tank-wagon is completely empty before loading.6 5.2 5. Flash point of the SKO of the despatch tanks and density at 15° C of the SKO of the individual tank wagons shall be documented and intimated to receiving locations. the density shall be checked for individual tank wagons after loading and to be recorded in Appendix 4.3. In addition to the above. A sample shall be drawn and tested for colour visual for grade identification.2. In case of the operation constraint.4 After filling of the tank-wagon. presence of water shall be checked while taking the dip.7. In case of SKO despatch. Product / SKO doped with marker for the purpose of checking the adulteration shall not be transported through tank wagon.3. ensure that tank wagons are empty and no sludge is left over at the bottom. Whenever there is a switch over of tanks. The observation shall be logged as per Appendix 4 and samples to be retained as per Appendix 2A.3.3. All the observations shall be logged as per Appendix 4. care must be exercised to ensure that the entire quantity of the previous product in the pipeline has been displaced.3 5. Record the same in the log book.5.1 to 3. For automated / semi-automated locations.3. shall be drawn from the tank-wagon filling line before commencement of loading in each shift and whenever there is a switchover of tank and subjected to Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2). such type of operation shall be carried out in consultation with QC department and the line content shall be properly displaced and the interface shall be downgraded into lower generation of the grade and record to be maintained.1 5. The procedure for changeover of grade of tank-wagon depending upon the product that it previously carried and the nominated product is as per Appendix 16. Open the bottom valves completely and ensure from the manholes that tank wagon is completely dry. 2 of 4 The tank nominated for transferring the product shall have a valid test report. While change over of black oil grade of tank wagon. 5. 5. Product doped with marker for the purpose of checking the adulteration and SKO doped with Blue dye shall not be transported through Dedicated / Multi product pipeline.2 5.7 Despatch Page No. If presence of water is observed.

INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 5.4 5.4.1 TANK TRUCK DESPATCHES:

Section 5 Clauses 5.4 to 5.5.4

Despatch Page No. 3 of 4

Tank truck shall as far as possible be on one grade of product. However, any change of grade, shall be done only after following procedure given at Appendix 16. The tank truck shall be cleaned and calibrated once in a year and record maintained (Appendix 8). Mixed loading shall not be done in a tank truck having common manifold. Mixed load of different generations of the same grade should be avoided. A sample, product wise (only white oil products), shall be drawn from the tank truck filling line before commencement of loading in each shift and whenever there is a switchover of tank as well as during every two hours of the tank truck filling operation, subjected to Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2). The observation shall be logged as per Appendix 4 and samples to be retained as per Appendix o 2A. The density at 15 C shall be recorded in the challan / delivery documents. For automated / semi-automated locations the sample shall be drawn from the delivery line at a point closer to tank truck filling bay after displacement of previous product in the line. After filling of the tank-truck, presence of water shall be checked in each compartment while taking the dip. Any presence of water observed shall be reported to location in-charge and investigated before taking corrective action. A sample shall be drawn from each compartment and tested for colour visual for grade identification. If results are satisfactory, the tank-truck shall be sealed and despatched. All the observations shall be logged as per Appendix 4.

5.4.2 5.4.3

5.4.4

Whenever there is a switch over of tanks, care must be exercised, to ensure that the entire quantity of the previous product in the pipeline has been displaced. Sampling shall be done immediately after ensuring that line content has been displaced and Clause 5.4.3 shall be followed. Same line for different generations of fuel of the same grade should not be used. In case of operational constraint such type of operation shall be carried out after prior approval from the head of the Regional / Zonal QC and the line content shall be downgraded into the lower generation of the grade.

5.4.5

The quantity of samples drawn as against Clause 5.4.3 shall be as follows:1) MS 2) MS 3) HSD 4) HSD 5) SKO 6) SKO - 4 x 1 litre - 4 x 1 litre after change over of tank - 2 x 1 litre each - 2 x 1 litre after change over of tank - 1 x 1 litre each - 1 x 1 litre after change over of tank

5.5 5.5.1 5.5.2

BARREL DESPATCHES
Clean, grade flushed and leak free barrels shall be used for filling the product. The bungs shall have washer so that when fully tight even sweating is eliminated. After all the barrels have been filled; samples on cube root basis shall be drawn and subjected to Test ‘C’ (Appendix 2). The observations and corrective action shall be recorded in the filling register as per format given in Appendix 5. The grade of product, Batch no., date of filling and the serial no. of the barrel shall be painted on the top of the barrel. The barrel shall then be sealed. If the barrels are to be stored before despatch, they shall be stored as given in Clause 3.7.5.

5.5.3 5.5.4

INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 5.6 5.6.1 RETENTION OF SAMPLES

Section 5 Clauses 5.6 to 5.6.5

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MS, SKO & HSD samples shall be collected from the tank truck filling and tank wagon filling line under Clauses 5.3.3 & 5.4.3 in the morning at the commencement of operations, changeover of the shift and also whenever there is a switch over of tanks. Care must be exercised while sampling for tank switchover, to ensure that the entire quantity of the previous product in the pipeline has been displaced. These MS, SKO & HSD samples shall be retained for a period of 30 days. Samples shall be collected in Aluminium containers of 1 Litre capacity, closed, sealed and labelled with the details as per Appendix 11 for tank wagon filling point samples and Appendix 11A for tank truck filling point samples. Such Aluminium sample containers shall preferably be kept in wooden box, properly sealed and labelled. Samples shall be retained date-wise for a period of 30 days at a safe place in the location in a suitably fabricated rack to hold the sample containers and record maintained (Appendix 12). At all hospitality locations the assisting company shall make available TLF / TWF retention samples or corresponding test reports to assisted company as and when required.

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5.6.4 5.6.5

SECTION –6
ADDITIONAL CONTROLS FOR HIGHLY QUALITY SENSITIVE PRODUCTS
SUBJECT
Naphtha Batch Number Use of Tank-Wagons Use of Tankers Low Sulphur High Flash HSD

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NAP/TW/IOC/TKD/4/3 indicates that Naphtha received through TW in Indian Oil Corporation in tank No. .NAP Mode of receipt – OT or TL or TW or PL (Ocean Tanker.1 after every tank cleaning. 6.4 Whenever tank-to-tank transfer of two approved batches of the same grade takes place.3 The batch numbering system shall be as follows: First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth Example Product code .1 6. All subsequent reports and checks shall refer to the product by the batch number that will trace the entire history of control exercised on the subject batch. 4 at Kandla Terminal is the third batch established in the tank since its last cleaning. in Column Nos. This Batch Control Logbook shall be maintained tank-wise. Use of Tank-wagons Tank-wagon. which has previously carried Naphtha.1. 6.1. The procedure given in Appendix 16 shall be followed. 3 & 4 the batch number and test report number respectively of the originating refinery or the vessel which has brought the product shall be indicated and in Column Nos. 1 of 2 ADDITIONAL CONTROLS FOR HIGHLY QUALITY SENSITIVE PRODUCTS NAPHTHA Naphtha is used mainly as a fertiliser feed stock and is a highly quality sensitive product. Therefore.0 6. the batch number of the product in the receiving tank shall be changed. 5 & 6 the batch number established by the location and test report number shall be indicated.1.1. 6. following special attention right from product receipt from refinery / import till delivery to the customer(s) shall be taken. Even contamination in traces with other products is likely to lead to process problems in utilisation as a feedstock. shall be preferred.1.1. A Batch Control Logbook as per Appendix 13 shall be maintained in the location. for loading Naphtha into tank-wagons and tank trucks. Each new cargo receipt by ocean tanker or multi-product pipeline or tank-wagons shall be assigned a new batch number on the basis of the batch formation test report as per Appendix 15. Tank Lorry. 2 the date of receipt shall be given. Tank Wagon or Pipeline) Name of the Organisation .IOC/HPC/BPC etc as applicable Code letter of Refinery or Terminal forming the batch (Appendix 14) Tank number in which the product is stored Serial Number of the batch established in the tank since its last cleaning.0 to 6.2 Batch Numbers Naphtha receipt shall be assigned batch number for identification.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 6. in Column No.4 Additional Controls for Highly Quality Sensitive Products Page No. Batch no. This shall revert to No. In this Batch Control Logbook the name of the originating refinery or vessel from which the product is received shall be indicated in Column No.1 Section 6 Clauses 6.

Tanks storing LSHF HSD have to be drained daily to remove any water present.2. shall have a valid test report.2.2. Copper corrosion test on a bottom sample of the product has to be carried out on a fortnightly basis.1 LOW SULPHUR HIGH FLASH HSD LSHF HSD is used in the High Speed Coast Guard Boats and other sensitive Marine Vessels and therefore.2.2.2.4 to 6.2 6. If for operational convenience. All observations on samples drawn as per the Clauses 6.3 6. water shall be replaced. nominated for loading a tanker. extra precaution in quality maintenance is essential. a sample from a height of 15 cms from the top of the water level shall be tested for Copper corrosion test.2 6. a water bottom is being maintained. If the results are unsatisfactory the pumping shall be stopped and controlling office informed for further advice.1.2 and operation as per Clause 6. 2 of 2 Tanker tank cleaning key shall be followed (Appendix 6) for loading Naphtha. The clauses in Section 5 in regard to loading of ocean tankers shall be followed. 6. After loading one-meter product in a tanker tank samples shall be drawn and tested for Test ‘F’ (Appendix 2) while pumping need not be stopped. 6.2.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Use of Tankers Section 6 Clauses 6. Sulphide test (Test E) shall be done on the bottom water sample on a fortnightly basis (Appendix 2). The Naphtha in the shore tank. In case a water bottom is being maintained in the tank for operational reasons.4 .2.4 Additional Controls for Highly Quality Sensitive Products Page No.3 shall be documented. In case the test indicates presence of Sulphide.1 & 6.

1 1 1 1&2 3 3 3 .SECTION – 7 SAMPLING SUBJECT Purpose Sampling Aids Sample Container Types of Samples Sampling Procedure Retention of Sample Sample Label PAGE NO.

3.1 7. For the purpose of air freighting. However.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 7. 7.1 SAMPLING PURPOSE Section 7 Clauses 7.4.4.1 7.3. 7. Can. Sampling facility. with new cork (the cork is to be used only once). Sampling thief.0 7. All Level Sample A sample obtained by submerging a closed sampler to a point as near as possible to the draw off level.3 Top Sample Sample drawn not more than 15 cms below the top surface of the product in a tank / sample collected from the sampling facility at the top of a pipeline. as required by specific test.0 to 7.4. etc.2 7. any clean metal container may be used. wooden box to ensure that the sample reaches safely.2 7. it is necessary to use aluminium containers meeting IS 733:1986 (3rd revision) / IS 737:1986 (3rd revision) or its latest version for 'Aluminium' alloy specifications.1. Glass container may be used. with an approved. SAMPLE CONTAINER Stainless steel / aluminium / glass containers of one litre capacity may be used for all white oils. .4 Upper Sample An upper sample is one taken at a level of 1/6th of the depth of product below the top surface in a tank.4 7. 1 of 3 Sampling is a very important aid to Quality Control. are the aids / devices to enable proper sampling. For black oils. lined. SAMPLING AIDS Weighted sampling Cage.1 7.3 7. under specified conditions. TYPES OF SAMPLES The prescribed methods for obtaining an average / representative sample for purpose of tests or examinations have been spelt out in IS 1447 (Part 1): 2000.2 7.4.2 Sealing wax and paraffin wax shall not be used for sealing the sample containers. container made of aluminium is preferable.4.1 7. then opening the sampler and raising it at a uniform rate such that it is nearly.2.4 Sampling Page No.1. but not quite full as it emerges from the liquid. or good quality metal screw caps. 7. Samples are drawn for the purpose of ascertaining the conformity of the stock to the relevant specifications. Various methods for obtaining different types of samples have been stipulated in IS-1447 (Methods of sampling of petroleum and its products).

This sample is usually taken to check the presence of any extraneous matter such as water.for product depth below 2 meters - For a horizontal tank. 2 of 3 Sample taken at a level of ½ the depth of product below the top surface in tank.4.6 Lower Sample Sample taken at a level of 5/6 the depth of product below the top surface in a tank. middle. th 7.5 to 7.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 7. 7. bottom samples (as the case may be) for product depth above 4 meters Upper and lower samples . 7.for product depth between 2 meters to 4 meters Middle sample . an all-level sample from each tanker tank shall be drawn and mixed in amounts proportional to the quantity of the product. the bottom sample of product is to be drawn from a height of 15 cms above the level of water present in the tank for quality check of the product. middle and lower samples OR Top. For tanker tanks composite sample. in each of the tank sampled. composite sample shall be an all-level sample. sediments etc.4.4.5 Middle Sample Section 7 Clauses 7.9 Drain sample A drain sample is one taken from the drain cock or valve.4.4.7 Composite Sample For a vertical tank. In case of presence of water in the tank. the composite sample shall be a mixture of an equal quantity of Upper. 7.8 Bottom sample Sample taken with the aid of sampling thief from the lowest part of the tank / sample collected from sampling facility at the bottom of the pipeline if not otherwise specified.4.9 Sampling Page No. .4.

3 7.5.2 7.5. they shall be rinsed with the product under sampling.1 7.6.4 7.4 7.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 7. Before use.2 7.6.6.7. The counter samples meant for retention shall be properly sealed and identified so that there is no doubt about the authenticity of the sample at a later stage.5.5 7.6 7.3 RETENTION OF SAMPLES It becomes necessary to retain counter samples for a specific period for reference purpose. loss of customers' confidence and unnecessary worry all around. A separate guideline is to be made in this regard.5.5. the sample container may be resealed / relabelled / codified and proper record is to be maintained.8 7. like down-grading. non-availability of product. .9 The sampling bottle and sample containers shall always be kept clean.5 SAMPLING PROCEDURE Section 7 Clauses 7.6 7.5. the sample label shall be signed jointly. The retention period shall be strictly adhered to. Sample shall be taken preferably during the cooler part of the day and under shade. The retention samples shall be stored in the location premises and a proper record shall be kept. Incorrect sampling procedure could therefore.7 SAMPLE LABEL Formats for labelling samples is as per Appendix 11 / Appendix 11 A. properly closed and it shall be ensured that there are no leaks.5 to 7. Sample details shall be entered in the form (Appendix 11 / Appendix 11A) as applicable and fixed to the container. as the case may be. SEALING OF SAMPLE CONTAINER Unique random numbered tamper-proof plastic seals.7 7. result in costly repercussions. Proper record is to be maintained about the inventory and issuance of seals. An officer well conversant with the procedures shall personally supervise sampling and filling of the sample container. All the relevant details of the sample shall be mentioned in the sample label and attached to the container. Only the type of sample required for the relevant specification to be tested. Details of samples retained shall be recorded as per Appendix 12. The sample quantity collected shall be sufficient for carrying out the relevant tests. This activity is normally carried out at the time of transfer of custody of consignment viz among refineries / pipelines / tanker / marketing / OMCs etc.5. 7.6. Sample(s) and documents are to be retained only at specific stages that are mentioned in Appendix 2A and in case of failure is noticed. 7. pliers are to be used for sealing of sample containers under Clauses 7.6.6 7. sealing wire.5.5.6.7 Sampling Page No. shall be taken.9 & 7.5. In case of specific requirement.5 7. 3 of 3 Observance of correct sampling procedure is of utmost importance since the quality of the product stock is very much dependent on the test results of the representative sample. Whenever joint sampling is being carried out. The following precautions shall be sincerely followed when sampling: 7.1 7. by concerned departments.3 as well as in case of joint sample under Clause 7.6. The sample container shall be filled maximum 95% of the container capacity.

2 & 3 . 1 1.SECTION – 8 LABORATORY SUPPORT SUBJECT Purpose Field Laboratories PAGE No.

The laboratories shall be properly equipped with standard apparatus in line with the relevant specifications. 8.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 8. Test Certificates issued by these Refineries/ Marketing Laboratories will only be acceptable for the purpose of this manual.2 8.0 to 8.0 8. Laboratory shall issue suitable laboratory reports for samples tested. Hazira ONGC.1.1 Laboratory Support Page No. 1 of 3 LABORATORY SUPPORT PURPOSE Quality Control Laboratories are conveniently located at the field level for tests to be carried out on various types of samples as required.1 Field Laboratories Refinery Laboratories East A): IOC Barauni Guwahati Haldia Digboi 04 B): BPC 00 C): HPC 00 D) Other Bongaigaon Numaligarh Mumbai 01 00 Visakh 01 02 Mumbai 01 00 00 01 West Koyali North Mathura Panipat South Total 01 02 00 07 02 Total 06 RPL. Ankleshwar ONGC.1. Jamnagar ONGC.2.2 8. Uran Essar. These laboratories shall be manned by qualified Laboratory Officers who are familiar with standard procedures of testing of petroleum products.1 8.1 Section 8 Clauses 8.2. Vadinar 05 Cochin CPCL MRPL Narimanam 00 04 11 08 02 05 21 .

2. Kochi Devangonthi (Bangalore) Baikampady (Mangalore) Cherlapalli (Hyderabad) Irugur (Coimbatore) Karur 08 50 05 05 06 24 .2.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 8.2 Laboratory Support Page No. (Lube) Mathura Partapur 20 Mathura Mughalsarai Sanganer (Jaipur) Jallandhar Bijwasan Loni (Lube) South Bangalore Irumpanam Korukkupet Mangalore Tuticorin Vizag Sanathnagar Nagapattinam Kondapalli Trichy Madurai Sankari Total 10 B): BPC: Budge Budge Patna Haldia Paradeep Siliguri (NRL) 08 Kandla Panewadi Sewree Nagpur Indore 12 Tondiarpet Vizag Irumpanam.2 to 8.2 Section 8 Clauses 8.2. 2 of 3 Marketing Laboratories: The Field Laboratories of the Marketing Division are located at the following locations: East A): IOC Budge Budge Gouripur Haldia Paradeep Patna Port Blair Rajbandh Siliguri Mourigram Barauni West Sewree Kandla Nishatpura Sabarmati Vasco Nagpur Hazira Bareja North Agra Allahabad Ambala Bhatinda Bijwasan Jaipur TOP Jallander Kanpur Mughalsarai Panipat Rewari Salawas Roorkee TOP Sangrur Shakurbasti Chitaurgarh TOP Amousi Manesar.

3 The list of the laboratories shall be updated as and when required by Regulatory Authorities based on the self-certification of the concerned laboratories about having the required standard testing equipment as per BIS / IP/ ASTM test methods and adequately qualified / trained manpower. 3 of 3 C): HPC Budge Budge Paradeep Ramnagar Haldia Pune (Loni) Mumbai(Mazagaon) Vasco Vashi Kandla Sewri.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Section 8 Clauses 8.4 . The lab In-charge shall be adequately qualified / trained Officer. Kochi Ghatkesar Mangalore Chennai (Tondiarpet) Vijaywada Vizag Hasan Rajamundry Suryapet 04 D) RPL Haldia 01 07 Bhopal Hazira 02 Rewari Kanpur 01 Chennai 02 10 22 01 6 8. Mumbai Silvassa Raipur Shakurbasti Jalandhar Devangunthi Irumpanam. 8.2 to 8.2.4 Laboratory Support Page No.

ANNEXURE – 1 PRODUCT QUALITY FAILURE INVESTIGATION SUBJECT Introduction Investigation Team Tanker Operations (Failure in Pre-discharge Test) Tanker Operations (Failure after Receipt) Pipe Line Operations (Failure after Receipt) Tank-Wagon/Tank-Truck Operations (In case of SKO Failure) Recommendation on disposal of off Specification Products Disposal of off-spec MS/ HSD at Retail Outlets PAGE NO. 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 .

Surveyors and Tanker Owner.4. 1. Pipeline Failures: Representatives from Operations. 1 of 2 INTRODUCTION: Reference Clauses 3. 1. middle and bottom samples from the suspected contaminated stock received in the tank shall be drawn.2 The retention samples from the nominated tanks drawn before receipt of the product (Appendix 2A) shall be collected. Tank Wagon / Tank Truck Failures: Representatives from Operations and QC Dept.3 The retention samples drawn for pre-discharge tests (Appendix 2A) shall be collected 1. storage or despatch shall be investigated in detail. 1.3 above shall be collected.4 TANKER OPERATIONS (FAILURE AFTER RECEIPT) 1.11 and 4.3. of concerned oil Companies.4.4. Refinery & Pipelines. shall collect / draw all relevant samples as detailed below and get them tested at the Laboratory in their presence. 1.6 of IQCM and Section 6 & 7 of “Industry Manual on Acceptance of Product by Marketing Companies and Related Issues”.3.1 to 1. 3.2. of concerned oil Companies.4. any suspected quality failure during receipt. 1.4.3 TANKER OPERATIONS (FAILURE IN PRE-DISCHARGE TESTS) 1.2. 1.2 Retention samples drawn from jetty end manifold and ship’s manifold during loading of the tanker shall be collected. 1.5.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 1.4 All level samples from the individual tanker tanks drawn in case of quality failure noticed during discharge.1 The investigating team.3.1. INVESTIGATION TEAM :The investigation shall be conducted by a team consisting of the following:- 1.4. . of Concerned Oil Companies.2 The tests shall be conducted in an approved / mutually agreed Laboratory.4. as part of the investigation.1 Annexure 1 Clauses 1.5 Retention samples drawn from pipeline manifolds at shore / jetty end drawn during tanker receipt (Appendix 2A) shall be collected. Failures during Storage: Representatives from Operations and QC Dept.1 Load-port samples of individual nominated shore tanks and load-port samples from tanker tanks shall be collected (Appendix 2A).2. The test report for tanker tanks after loading shall also be collected in case of tanker failures.1 Samples as in Clause 1. 1. 1. of the concerned Oil Companies.6 Product Quality failure Investigation Page No. QC Dept.6 Top. Team shall also collect the load-port / loading location test reports for the product used for loading.2 a) b) c) d) Tanker Failures: Representatives from Operations and QC Dept.

1.4 In case of Tank Truck.6. Disposal of off-spec MS / HSD at Retail Outlets: As per the directive from Deputy Secretary to Govt. 1. Retention samples drawn from the manifolds at despatching end shall be collected (Appendix 2A). P-21027/29/2001Dist. . MOP&NG [Ref.4 Retention samples drawn from the receiving tanks before receipt of the product shall be collected (Appendix 2A).2 Retention samples drawn from despatch storage tanks shall be collected (Appendix 2A). No.6 TANK WAGON / TANK TRUCK OPERATIONS 1.3 Retention samples drawn from receiving end manifolds shall be collected (Appendix 2A). MS and HSD found off-spec at Retail Outlets would be sent to the nearest Refinery location for re-processing.5 Top. 1. 1. bottom samples.5 Annexure 1 Clauses 1.6. from the suspected stock shall be drawn.5.8 Product Quality failure Investigation Page No.7 1.2 All level sample from the suspected stock in tank wagon / tank truck shall be drawn. of India. 1.6.3 The retention sample of the despatch Tank(s) shall be collected (Appendix 2A).5.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 1. upper.5 to 1. the sample from the individual compartments shall be drawn. 1.1 1. middle.8 The investigation team shall recommend the disposal of the product and the disposal to be done only after approval of the competent authority. 1.5.1 Retention samples from loading location Tank-Wagon / Tank Truck filling point for the date of loading. as per the requirement.6. lower. 2 of 2 PIPELINE OPERATIONS (FAILURE AFTER RECEIPT) 1.5. (Appendix 2A) shall be collected.dated 21st December 2001.5. 1.

E10 SKO Automotive Diesel Light Diesel Oil Fuel Oil PAGE NO.APPENDIX – 1 SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT Naphtha Motor Gasoline Motor Gasoline . 1 2&3 4 5 6&7 8 9 .

oC Reid Vapour Pressure (RVP) at 37.0 Max. Test Method Visual Visual P: 16 P: 18 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 P : 39 P : 29 P : 64 P : 34 P : 23 P : 23 P:7 * IP-224 % Hydrogen % Carbon NOTE: ** All specification requirements shall be subject to the agreement between the purchaser/consumer and supplier. 5.(Weight % Hydrogen + Weight % Sulphur) o General Requirement** Clear & Bright Colourless Report Report 130 Max. 1 of 9 TYPICAL SPECIFICATION FOR NAPHTHA Sl. Non-Volatile Matter mg/100 ml. 1 2 3 4 Characteristic Appearance Colour Visual Density @ 15 oC. No.360 Min. WT. Sulphur. 6.5 Max. 180 Max. Aromatic.15 Max. Total % by mass.0 Max. kg/cm 2 Residue on evaporation mg/100 ml. 0. % by Volume Calorific Value (Calculated) BTU/lb (Gross) Carbon and Hydrogen Ratio (Calculated). % by Volume Olefins.7 Max. 18. g/ml Distillation: a) Initial Boiling Point oC b) 50% Recovered @ oC c) Final Boiling Point.8 oC. PPB * WL. .0 Max 5.(15 x Density @ 15 C) 100 . Lead Content.0 Max. 0. 20. 1. Estimated by using the following formula: = = 26 . 200 Max.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 1 Naphtha Specifications Page No.

(for 3 hrs at 50 C) Max. o Temp. g/l. o Recovery up to 100 C(E-100). (*2) 35 – 60 (35 – 67) 750 (900) 950 (1050) 3 14 15 16 D-3606* / D5580 / D6277 / D6730 P:15 /ISO2160/D130 Annex-B (4) 17 18 19 20 21 22 Summer (*6) Winter (*7) Engine intake system cleanliness Olefin Content %Vol. a) Methanol (*8) b) Ethanol c) Iso-Propyl Alcohol d) Iso Butyl Alcohol e) Tertiary Butyl Alcohol f) Ethers containing 5 or more “C” atoms per molecule (*9) g) Other Oxygenates 10 0 Report MFA used --21 ----2. Min Existent Gum. 01 02 03 04 Characteristic Grade Colour. (67) Max. Min. Motor Octane Number (MON). C.IS 2796:2008 Sl. Water tolerance of Gasoline .005 60 Max.775 Test Method P:16 */ ISO 3675 / D 4052 P:18* / ISO3405 / D86 10 – 45 40 – 70 --90 215 2. Kg/m3 Distillation: o Recovery up to 70 C (E-70). % by Vol. o 75 --210 11 12 13 Lead Content (as Pb ). Min Aromatics Content %Vol.013 o 0. % by Vol. (*1) Potential Gum .alcohol Blends. % by Vol. Residue. Copper Strip Corrosion. Max. Min. Research Octane Number (RON). for phase separation. Max. Total Percent by mass. Visual o Density @ 15 C..INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 1 Motor Gasoline Specifications Page No.(AKI). Oxygenates % By Vol. percent by Mass. Max.050 --0. Max. Max.0 88 84 93 --88 40 50 0. Min o Requirements BS II BS III MG 91 MG 88 MG 93 MG 95 As decided by Refiners / Marketers 710 – 770 720 . Minutes.015 91 81 95 85 P:27 / ISO 5164 /D2699 P26 / ISO5163 / D2700 (RON+MON)/2 P : 29 / ISO 6246 /D381 (*1) P : 147 P: 34* / D1266 / P: 83 / ISO4260 /D2785 /D5433 /D2622 /ISO14596/D3120 /ISO20847 P: 80*/IP224/ D-3237 / IP352 (3) P : 39* / ISO3007 / D 323 /D 5191 / EN 13016 Calculated 1 Not more than No. C. (*5) Summer Other months Benzene content. No. 1 05 06 07 08 09 10 Final Boiling Point. Max. % by Vol. g/m3. % by Vol. % by Vol. Max Reid Vapour Pressure (RVP) at 38 C kPa Vapour Lock Index (VLI) (*3) (VLI = 10 RVP + 7 E 70) . Max. o Recovery up to 150 C(E150). Max. Oxidation Stability. Max. Anti-Knock Index. Max. Recovery up to 180 C(E-180). Min.7 Nil 5 10 10 7 15 8 360 42 18 As per IS 2796 P23* / D1319 / D3738 / D6730 P:28 / ISO 7536 / D 525 / IP 40 P23* / D1319 / D3738 / D6730 /D5580 EN 1601 / IP 408 / D 4815 D 4815 / Annex C Note : Refer BIS Specification for complete details . Max. o 0. g/m3 max Sulphur. 2 of 9 INDIAN STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR MOTOR GASOLINES . Oxygen Content.

10 %.8% (v/v) In case of dispute. as these MFAs meet the criteria for acceptance mentioned above. Limits given in ( ) shall be applicable to 5 % (v/v) ethanol blended gasoline only. 90 mg / valve. For routine analysis. the dosage of ethanol shall be 4.25 (v/v). Max. referee method shall be used. It is applicable for non-alcoholic motor gasoline.75 +/. Those areas where blending of ethanol in gasoline is compulsory. the dry vapour test method given in Annex A shall be followed. Max. Note: Refer BIS specification for complete details. o In winter it is expected that temperature may be lower than 0 C in the northern hilly region and hence o phase separation shall not take place till (-) 10 C.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL *1. Limit (% Injector Flow Loss) Pass Limit (% Injector Flow Loss) 5. Deposit Type a) Intake Valve Deposit (IVD) b) Port Fuel Deposit (PFI) Injector 1 2 Chrysler PFI Test ASTM D : 5598-95A ASTM D : 6421-99 PFI Deposit Rig Other performance tests may be added as and when they reach qualified / standard test status. Max. as these may interfere with the test.3 Litre IVD MB M 111-IVD Test Test Method ASTM D: 5500-97 CEC F-05-A-93 ASTM D 6201 CECF-20-A-98 Pass Limit (Average IVD weight) 100 mg/valve. *5 *6. *3. *2. water extraction method may be employed (See Annex E) Acetone is not permitted except when present as a by-product of the manufacture of certain oxygenate compounds and then only up to 0. 50 mg/valve. *7 Appendix 1 Motor Gasoline Specifications Page No. of having passed a minimum of one of the tests in each of the two categories of deposit control performance indicated below:Tes t No. 50 mg/valve.0. *8 *9 * Stabilizing agents may be added. *4. 3 of 9 The test shall be carried out on the gasoline before addition of multifunctional detergent / dispersants additives. Max. 1 2 3 4 Test Equipment BMW IVD Test MB M102E IVD FORD 2. ** MFAs which are certified against National Generic Certification Option as per US EPA-97 final rule (40 CFR part 80 certification standards for deposits controlled additives) can also be used by fuel refiners / marketers at treatments level not less than the Lowest Additives Concentration (LAC) limits. For the gasoline-alcohol blends. . Max. Refiners/Marketers of motor gasoline have to ensure the MFA** have proper credentials from internationally accepted test laboratories/authorities. For determination of ethanol content ASTM D-5599 or ASTM D4815 shall be employed. Use of multi-functional additive (MFA) is a requirement for assuring adequate fuel system and intake system cleanliness performance in engines. Winter shall be the period from November to February in Central and Northern States of India (both months inclusive) and rest of months of the year shall be called as summer. Max.

Min. (for 3 hrs at 50 C) Max. Visual o Density @ 15 C. C.IS 2796: 2008 Sl. 1 D-3606* / D5580 / D6277 / D6730 P:15 /ISO2160/D130 (4) 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 Lead Content (as Pb ).. Max. percent by Mass. (*1) Potential Gum . Oxygen Content. Residue. % by Vol. Max. o Recovery up to 100 C(E-100). Min Existent Gum. o Recovery up to 150 C(E150).alcohol o Blends.005 67 Max. Summer (*6) Winter (*7) Engine intake system cleanliness Olefin Content %Vol. % by Vol. Min Aromatics Content %Vol. C. % by Vol.050 2. % by Vol. Max. Total Percent by mass. Research Octane Number (RON). Oxygenates % By Vol. Minutes. Temp. g/l. 01 02 03 04 Characteristic Grade Colour. Min. g/m3. o Recovery up to 180 C(E-180). Copper Strip Corrosion. Motor Octane Number (MON).775 Test Method P:16 */ ISO 3675 / D 4052 P:18* / ISO3405 / D86 10 – 55 (Summer). (*5) Summer Other months Benzene content. Max.015 --210 95 85 P:27 / ISO 5164 /D2699 P26 / ISO5163 / D2700 (RON+MON)/2 P : 29 / ISO 6246 /D381 (*1) P : 147 P: 34* / D1266 / P: 83 / ISO4260 /D2785 /D5433 /D2622 /ISO14596/D3120 /ISO20847 P: 80*/IP224/ D-3237 / IP352 P : 39* (3) / ISO3007 / D 323 /D 5191 / EN 13016 Calculated 1 Not more than No. Max. Anti-Knock Index. Max. Max.(AKI). Min. Ethanol o 1050 1100 3 Annex-B 10 0 Report MFA used --21 ----3. % by Vol. Kg/m3 Distillation : o Recovery up to 70 C (E-70). Min o Final Boiling Point. Max. Max.5 360 42 17 18 19 20 21 22 18 As per IS 2796 P23* / D1319 / D3738 / D6730 P:28 / ISO 7536 / D 525 / IP 40 P23* / D1319 / D3738 / D6730 /D5580 EN 1601 / IP 408 / D 4815 Annex C 10 Note: Refer BIS Specification for complete details . Oxidation Stability. 14 15 16 Vapour Lock Index (VLI) (*3) (VLI = 10 RVP + 7 E 70) . % by Vol. Requirements BS II BS III MG 88 MG 93 MG 91 MG 95 As decided by Refiners / Marketers 710 – 770 720 . for phase separation. 10-58 (Winter) 40 – 70 --75 90 215 88 84 93 --88 50 0.0 91 81 40 --0. Max. No. Max. Max Reid Vapour Pressure (RVP) kPa (*2) 0. Water tolerance of Gasoline .INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 1 Motor Gasoline Specifications Page No 4 of 9 IS SPECIFICATION FOR 10% ETHANOL BLENDED MOTOR GASOLINES . g/m3 max Sulphur.013 at 38oC 35 – 67 0.

Smoke Point. Lovibond colour of the sample kept in an 18 inch cell may be measured according to IS : 1448 (P:13) "Methods of test for petroleum and its products. For supplies to Railway & Defence. Colour by Lovibond Tintometer" in which case. Requirements Nil 20 Not darker than grey +10 Blue Not worse than No. Min. September 1993 ) Sr. Max b) Bloom on glass chimney Colour a) Saybolt. 1 20 300 35 18 0. Min. o b) Final Boiling Point C. *(in case of undyed Kerosene) b) Visual (in case of dyed Kerosene) o Copper Strip Corrosion for 3 hrs @ 50 C Distillation o a) Percent recovered below 200 C . mg/kg of oil consumed. of the product shall be 0. o Flash Point (Abel). ** *** For supplies to Defence. total sulphur content. Min. the colour shall not be deeper than Standard White (IP .INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 1 Kerosene Specifications Page No 5 of 9 INDIAN STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR KEROSENE IS : 1459 : 1974 ( Amendment No. the smoke point of the product shall be 22 min. % by mass. C. Inorganic Burning Quality a) Char Value. ** Total. mm. Max. 03. 1 2 Characteristic Acidity. Note : Refer BIS specification for complete details.25 Test Method P:2 P:5 3 P : 14 4 5 P : 15 P : 18 P : 20 P : 31 P : 34 6 7 8 * Where Saybolt Chromometer is not available.4. No. . Sulphur % by mass.20 max. Min.0). Max***.

Lubricity corrected Wear Scar Diameter (WSD 1.0 0. Max winter summer 10) Total Sediments mg per 100 ml. g/m . Total contamination. cSt at 40 C Sediments. Ash. Max. Max. i Ii Iii iv v vi vii a b viii ix a b c x a b xi xii xiii xiv xv xvi INDIAN STANDARD AUTOMOTIVE DIESEL FUEL . percent by mass. mg/kg. o 3C o 15 C Not worse than No. Kg/m 3 . % by Mass. Min.05 --820 .5 ----460 0. mg / kg. C. percent residue . micron. Carbon Residue (Ramsbottom) on 10 1). 4) o Pour Point. Min at 370° C.05 --6 C o 18 C 1. C. Max winter summer o Copper Strip Corrosion for 3 hrs @ 100 C Distillation. ° C . Min. % by mass. max. Max. Min 2) Cetane Index . 5) o Pensky Martens Closed Cup . recovered: at 350° C. Max.4) at 60° C.SPECIFICATION IS: 1460—2005 (Fifth Revision) Characteristics Bharat Bharat Test Method Stage II Stage III Acidity. 2) Cetane Number . 4) Cold Filter Plugging Point. percent (v/v) Water Content. mg/ kg Density @ 15 C Total Sulphur 8) o 6) Nil To Report 0. Percent by mass. Max. Oxygen content 11) percent by mass.0 to 5.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 1 Automotive Diesel Fuel Specifications Page No 6 of 9 Sr.1 85 --95 35 66 2. Min at 360° C. o Kinematic Viscosity. Max. Oxidation Stability. Max Water Content. mg of KOH/g. Max. Total. Max. Max. No. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH). 3 200 P 40/ ISO 3733 / ISO 6296 ISO12937 P : 110 / D 6371 Annex A / ISO11205 / D 10) 2274 ISO 12205 or D 2274 IP 391 or EN 12916 ISO 12156 .1 Annex B xvii a b xviii xix xx xxi xxii .30 48 3) 46 3) 3) P:2 P:2 P : 4 / ISO 6245 P : 8 / ISO 10370 P : 9 / ISO 5165 D 4737 / ISO 4264 . P : 10 / D 5949 / D 5950 OR D 5985 P : 15 / ISO 2160 P : 18 / ISO 3405 51 3) 46 . percent (v/v).845 350 . Min.01 0.860 500 0.6 --25 11 o --95 --P : 20 P : 21 P : 25 / ISO 3104 P : 30 EN 12662 7) P : 16/ P : 32 / D 4052 / ISO3675 or ISO12185 IP 336 or D 4294 / ISO 14596 or ISO 8754 / P 83 / D 2785 /D 5433 /D2622 /D 3120 9) 2.0 to 4.5 --24 820 . Inorganic Acidity. (CFPP) . Min * Flash Point : Abel .

if used. 9) In case of dispute. 10) This test shall be carried out only at the refinery or manufacturer's end.6 mg / 100ml. In case a value exceeding the limit is obtained on finished fuels in the market. Note: Refer BIS specification for complete details. 7) In case of dispute (P: 32) shall be the referee test method. 6) For fuel processed from Assam crude. . 2) Fuel meant for vehicle meeting Bharat Stage II emission norms is required to meet either of these two parameters.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 1 Automotive Diesel Fuel Specifications Page No. the use of Ignition Improvers does not exempt the manufacturer from meeting this requirement prior to the addition of additives. However. In case of dispute ASTM D 2274 shall be the referee method. * Under review. As an alternative. 7 of 9 1) This limit is applicable prior to addition of ignition improvers. 4) Winter shall be the period from November to February in Central and Northern plains of India (both months inclusive) and rest of the months of the year shall be called as summer. 8) For HSD supplied to Indian Navy. the density range is relaxed to 820-870 and 820-855 for Bharat Stage II and Bharat Stage III grade respectively. 5) Applicable for Naval applications and fishing vessels requiring high flash HSD. 3) For fuel processed from Assam crude. In such case the present limit for carbon residue cannot be applied. ASTM D-4294 shall be the referee test method. Cetane number and Cetane index is relaxed by 3 units. the limit of sulphur shall be in agreement between the buyer and the supplier. 11) Shall be applicable only for HSD blended with 5% (v/v) Bio-diesel and the limit shall proportionately vary as and when the different blending percent of bio-diesel is permitted. the test method given in Annex A can also be used with a limit of 1. ASTM D 4046 / ISO 13759 shall be used to establish the presence of nitrate containing compound.

Kg/m3 Total Sulphur.5 to 15. Min Kinematic Viscosity.25 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 *1 P : 15 P : 21 P : 25 P : 30 P : 16 P : 33 P : 40 Winter shall be the period from November to February in Central and Northern plains of India (both months inclusive) and rest of the months of the year shall be called as summer.7 0. % by mass. Note : Refer BIS specification for complete details. Density @ 15 oC. 2 66 2. % by mass.02 1. Max. 1 2 3 4 Characteristic Acidity. .5 Test Method P:2 P:4 P:8 P : 10 12 21 Not worse than No. Inorganic Ash. (on whole sample) Pour Point. Carbon Residue (Ramsbottom) Percent by mass. cSt at 40 oC. Max. Max Requirements Nil 0.10 To be reported 1. Max Water Content.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 1 Light Diesel oil Specifications Page No 8 of 9 INDIAN STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR LIGHT DIESEL OIL (LDO) IS: 1460—2000 Sl. (*1) oC. winter summer Copper Strip Corrosion for 3 hrs @ 100 oC Flash Point Pensky Martens Closed Cup oC. No..8 0. Sediments. Max. % by Mass. % by Vol. Max.

1 2 3 Characteristic Acidity. NOTE 2: Fuel oil for marine uses in diesel engines shall not exceed a limit of 0. Note : Refer BIS specification for complete details. Gross.) & P:7 (for routine) Not limited.1 MV2 Grade Nil 0. [Pensky Martens Closed o Cup] C.1 HV Grade Nil 0.000 cal/g. but to be reported (See NOTE 2) 66 -80 Max. Above Up to Sediments.25 4.% by Vol.. . Kinematic Viscosity at o 50 C.0 66 80 125 0. a lower limit may be specified by mutual agreement between the purchaser and the supplier.0 P: 16 or P : 32 P : 21 P: 25 P : 25 P:30 P:33 [Reference] P:35 [Routine] P:40 6 7 8 9 NOTE 1: Normally the gross calorific value is of the order of 10. calorific value 4 5 Relative Density @ o 15/15 C Flash Point. Inorganic Ash. Min. Second revision (Re affirmed 2004) Sr.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 1 Fuel Oils Specifications Page No 9 of 9 INDIAN STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR FUEL OILS IS 1593: 1982. Max. but to be reported ( See NOTE 1) Not limited. % by mass. % by mass. Max (See NOTE 3) Water Content.0 66 180 370 0.99.5 1. Max.0 66 125 180 0. 0. No.25 3. cSt .5 1.25 4.1 MV1 Grade Nil 0. Max LV Grade Nil 0.25 4.1 Test Method P:2 P: 4 P:6 (For ref. Sulphur.0 1. Total % by mass. NOTE 3: Recognizing the necessity for low-sulphur fuel oils in some specialized uses.0 1.

1 .APPENDIX – 2 QUALITY CONTROL CHECKS SUBJECT Test Category for each product PAGE NO.

Colour –Visual (White Oils Only) Density Distillation. Existent gum Sulphur RON Sulphide on water Density. Distillation. Sulphur Quantity of sample required Minimum 500 ml (2 x 1) Litre 500 ml.1) .INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 2 Tests A to K Quality Control Checks Page No 1 of 1 QUALITY CONTROL CHECKS Sr. Distillation. Colour. Distillation. One litre 8. Sulphur Density. No . H* (HSD all Grades & LDO) One litre 9. Colour. NVM (P:64) Density. 1 2.4.) Batch formation test – As per Appendix 15 Appearance Presence of water. 3 Test Category A B C Check Appearance. 4. Flash Point Density. 4 D* (MS) E F* (Naphtha) G* (SKO) (2 x 1) Litre 5 6. One litre 7. Colour -Visual (White Oils Only. Flash Point. Colour. Sediment Density. 500 ml. Density @ 15° C. 10 11 • I* (FO) J K One litre 500 ml 500 ml Under Monthly Monitoring Tests (Clause No. Kinematic Viscosity Sulphur (For all HSD Grades) Copper strip corrosion test (For all HSD Grades) Density Flash Point Kinematic Viscosity Water. Viscosity.

1 2 3 .APPENDIX – 2A ACTIVITIES & RETENTION OF SAMPLES SUBJECT Tanker Operations Pipeline Operations Tank Wagon/Tank Truck Operations PAGE NO.

2 5.1.7 & 3.6 2./Ships Representtative 5.3.8 2.2.2.3 (b) Till batch established.5.2 (b) 2.3.2. 6 Storage tank (MS) Marketing Co. Marketing Cos.1.2.3. (iii) Till batch established and/or next receipt Till batch established.3.5. OF PROD REFERENCE ACCEPTANCE CLAUSE NUMBER MANUAL RETENTION PERIOD 1 Before receipt Pre Discharge test Pre Discharge test During tanker receipt Individual Nominated tanks Individual tanker tanks Individual tanker tanks Mani fold at shore end 2X2 litres UML composite All level (bottom sample on need basis) All level Initial Middle & End of product pumping Initial Middle & End of product pumping Top Middle Bottom Top Middle Bottom UML Composite UML Composite Initial Middle & End of product pumping Initial Middle & End of product pumping Marketing Co.1 3.1(C) 9 4x2 litres Mktg Co.4 (d) Till batch established.3 3.2 (a) Till batch established.2.2 2. Till batch established at disport Till batch established at disport 8 Nominated individual tanks at Refinery Nominated Individual tanks at Marketing Terminals Manifolds at jetty end 4x2 litres Refinery & Mktg Co.3.7 2.5 3.5.2.5 3. 7 Storage tanks Marketing Cos.6 2. 5 During tanker receipt Batch formation after tanker receipt With interface Batch formation after tanker receipt Before Tanker loading Before tanker loading Mani fold at jetty end 2x1 litre 2x1 litre 2x1 litre 1x1 litre 1x1 litre 1x1 litre 1x1 litre 1x1 litre 1x1 litre Marketing Cos.8 3 2x1 litre 2x1 litre 2x1 litre 2x1 litre 2.5. 3.1.(iv) 2.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 2A Sr No 1 to 12 Activities & Retention of Samples Page No.2.3.1. & 3.3.3 Till batch established at disport 11 During Tanker loading / despatching Ships manifolds 1X1 litre 1X1 litre 1X1 litre 5. NO.5. Marketing Co.3.1 2. Marketing Cos.(a) 3. 5.5.3.4 . 3. Till investigation is over in case of failure 2 1x1 litre 3.4 (d) Till batch established.6 2./ Composite surveyor 5.4 (d) Till batch established at disport 12 After tanker loading Tanker tanks 4x2 litres Master of UML tanker/oil Co.5.2. 3.3.5.1 (iii) 4 2.2.3.7 & 3.1. EVENT/ ACTIVITIES SOURCE OF SAMPLE QUANTITY OF SAMPLE TYPE OF SAMPLE SAMPLES TO BE DRAWN BY REF.1.2. for SKO 3 months after batch estd.2.4(e) Till batch established at disport . CLAUSE IQCM NO.3. 3.5. Marketing Co. 1 of 3 RETENTION OF SAMPLES (BULK PRODUCT TRANSFER) SR.10 2.1.3.1 10 During Tanker loading 1X1 litre 1X1 litre 1X1 litre Refinery & Mktg OR Marketing Co. 3.2.3.4 .

and Pipeline a) Pipeline Divn.2. 3.1.10 3.1(b) Till batch established 16 Transfer through MPPL Manifold at a) Mktg Terminal despatching end b) Refinery 1X1 litre 1X1 litre 1X1 litre 3.6 3.2.2 & 5.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 2A Sr No 13 to 21 Activities & Retention of Samples Page No. b) Refinery & Pipeline Division Pipeline Divn.3.2.3.3.3(a) 2. 3.2. EVENT/ ACTIVITIES SOURCE OF SAMPLE QUANTITY OF SAMPLE TYPE OF SAMPLE SAMPLES TO BE DRAWN BY REF. Marketing Cos. NO.7 3. .3.2.3(a) Till batch established 14 2X2 litre UML Composite Marketing & Pipeline Divn.10 2.3.2. 3. CLAUSE IQCM NO. 2 of 3 RETENTION OF SAMPLES (BULK PRODUCT TRANSFER) SR.1. Middle Bottom Marketing Cos. b) Refinery/ Marketing Cos. 3. Cos. Marketing Cos.5 3. Refinery.2.2. 2x2 litres 2x2 litres UML Composite UML Composite a) Marketing Cos.3 (f&g) and 2. 19 Receipt through dedicated pipeline a) Despatching tanks b) Receiving tanks 2x2 litres 2x2 litres UML composite Ref/Mktg.2 (b) Till batch established 18 After receipt through Multi-product pipeline Tanks at TOP 1x1 litre 1x1 litre 1x1 litre Top. for SKO 3 months after batch established. OF PROD REFERENCE ACCEPTANCE CLAUSE NUMBER MANUAL RETENTION PERIOD 13 Before receipt through multiproduct pipeline Before transfer through multiproduct pipeline (Mktg Terminals) Before Transfer from Refinery through MPPL Individual Nominated tanks Individual tanks Nominated for transfer Individual Tanks nominated for transfer 2X2 litres UML composite Pipeline & Mktg Co.1.2 (e) & 2. pipelines b) transferring locations.4 2.2 (a) 3. & Marketing Division 3.1(b) Till batch established 15 3X2 litre UML Composite Initial Middle End of product pumping Initial Middle End of product pumping 3. 21 Nominated tanks at Transfer through a) receiving local dedicated locations.2.2(b) Till batch established 2.3.3.1.1 ( c ) Till quality established.3(f) Till batch established.4 Till quality established 20 After receipt through dedicated pipeline Storage tanks 2x2 litres T UML B Composite 3.1.1.2.3.2 & 5.1 2.2.9 3.1.3 2.2 2.1 (d) 17 Transfer through Multi-product pipeline Manifold at receiving end 2x1 litre 2x1 litre 2x1 litre 3.4 Till quality established.2 2. Mktg.3.

Top One month/till investigation in case of failure. 30 Days/in case of failure till investigation is over.1 (f) 24 Tank truck loading Tank truck filling point Running Refinery/ Marketing Co.3 2. 5.4.3.4 NOT APPLICABLE RETENTION PERIOD 22 SKO after tank wagon/ tank truck receipt Tank wagon loading Storage tanks 1x1 litre 2x1 litre (MS) 1x1 litre (SKO) 1x1 litre (HSD) 4x1 litre (MS) 1x1 litre (SKO) 2x1 litre (HSD) Composite Marketing Co.7) .INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 2A Sr No 22 to 24 Activities & Retention of Samples Page No. & 3. OF PROD REFERENCE ACCEPTANCE CLAUSE NUMBER MANUAL 3.5. 5. NO. 23 Tank Wagon filling point Running Refinery/ Marketing Co. 30 Days/in case of failure till investigation is over. 3 of 3 RETENTION OF SAMPLES (BULK PRODUCT TRANSFER) SR.4.3.3 2.1.1 (f) * ** MPPL = MULTI PRODUCT PIPELINE UML COMPOSITE SAMPLE = COMPOSITE OF UPPER. CLAUSE IQCM NO. MIDDLE & LOWER SAMPLES (REFER SECTION .4. EVENT/ ACTIVITIES SOURCE OF SAMPLE QUANTITY OF SAMPLE TYPE OF SAMPLE SAMPLES TO BE DRAWN BY REF.

APPENDIX – 3

PREDISCHARGE TESTS FOR OCEAN TANKERS / BARGES

INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL

Appendix 3
Naphtha, MS, SKO, HSD, LDO, FO

Pre-Discharge Tests

Page No 1 of 1

PREDISCHARGE TESTS APPLICABLE FOR OCEAN TANKERS /BARGES
PRODUCT TESTS FOR INDIGENOUS PRODUCTS
a) b) c) d) e) a) b) c) d) e) a) b) c) d) e) a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) Appearance Colour (Visual) Density Distillation NVM (only for feed stock) - P:64 Appearance Colour (Visual) Density Distillation Sulphur Appearance Colour (Saybolt / Lovibond) Density Flash Point Distillation Appearance Colour (Visual) Density Flash Point Kinematic Viscosity Sulphur Distillation Cetane Index a) b) c) d) e) a) b) c) d) e) f) g) a) b) c) d) e) a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) a) b) c) d) a) b) c) d) e) f)

TESTS FOR IMPORTED PRODUCTS
Appearance Colour (Visual) Density Distillation NVM (only for feed stock) - P:64 Appearance Colour (Visual) Density Distillation Sulphur Copper Corrosion @ 50oC for 3 Hrs. Lead Content Appearance Colour (Saybolt / Lovibond) Density Flash Point Distillation Appearance Colour (Visual Density Flash Point Kinematic Viscosity Sulphur Distillation Cetane Index Pour Point Density Flash Point Kinematic Viscosity Water Content Density Flash Point Kinematic Viscosity Water Content Sediments by Extraction Ash

Naphtha

MS

SKO

HSD (All grades)

LDO

a) Density b) Flash Point c) Kinematic Viscosity

FO

a) b) c) d)

Density Flash Point Kinematic Viscosity Water Content

APPENDIX – 4
QUALITY CONTROL CHECKS FOR TANK WAGON AND TANK TRUCK OPERATIONS

individual compartment’s observation shall be recorded. 1 of 1 QUALITY CONTROL CHECKS FOR TANK WAGON AND TANK TRUCK OPERATIONS Date Time Source Product Appear ance Visual Colour Observed Den. 6) In case of T/T receipts./ Remarks Signature NOTE: 1) Source means – Tank/Tank Wagon/Tank Truck/TLF/TWF. Density o 15 C Water Seal No.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 4 TT/TW Operations Quality Control Checks for TT/TW Operations Page No. (Signature) Reviewed by Location I/C………………. /Temp. 4) Absence of water shall be recorded ‘ ( ’ in relevant column. 3) Presence of water shall be recorded by ‘ X ’ in relevant column. . 2) Presence of water shall be recorded in Cms. 5) Corrective action shall be recorded under Remarks.

APPENDIX – 5 QUALITY CONTROL CHECKS FOR BARRELS (Other than Lubes) .

Of Barrels No.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 5 Barrels other than Lubes Quality Control Checks for Barrels Other than Lubes Page No 1 of 1 QUALITY CONTROL CHECKS – BARRELS (OTHER THAN LUBES) No. Of Barrels Drawn Appearance Colour Water Remarks Signature (Signature) Reviewed by Location I/C . Of Samples Drawn Sr. No.

APPENDIX – 6 TANKER TANK CLEANING KEY .

when the tanks are painted) b) Flush lines. NOTE : I. (2Hrs. o . a) Cold water butter worthing for 4 Hrs. 5. Pumps and Pipelines to be well drained. gas free if last service was crude. At least three voyages of HSD should be carried by a vessel. lube oils and vegetable oils should not have been carried in previous three voyages by the vessels nominated for loading Naphtha. If approved. carry out code 4. pumps and tank bottoms with water and drain well. 2.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 6 Tanker Tank Cleaning Key Tanker Tank Cleaning Key Page No. Loading not permitted without special cleaning instructions/ clearance from HO-Shipping. X. 3. Flush pipelines. a) b) AV GAS 3 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 3 ATF 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 NAP 1 1 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 3 MS 1 1 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 3 SKO 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 HSD 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 LSHF HSD 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 LDO X X X 5 X 1 1 1 1 X FO X X X X X 1 1 1 1 X CRUDE X X X X X 2 2 1 2 X LSHS X X X X X 1 1 1 1 X LUBES X X 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 Tanks. a) b) NOTE : II. Seek prior approval from HO-Shipping. 4. Carry out item 3(a) & 3(b) but use hot water @ 60 C instead of cold water for butter worthing. AVGAS. For loading Naphtha: Vessels with last service on AVGAS. Previous three cargoes Black oils. HSD & LSHFHSD shall be avoided as far as possible. pumps and tank bottom with water and drain well. Tankers carrying vegetables oils in their previous load shall not be used for white oils loading. Choice of last service. Naphtha or MS. 1 of 1 TANKER TANKS CLEANING KEY LAST SERVICE TO LOAD NAPHTHA MS SKO HSD LSHFHSD LDO FO CRUDE LSHS LUBES CODE : 1. which was on LDO service before loading SKO.

APPENDIX – 7 TANKER TANKS FITNESS CERTIFICATE .

1 of 1 TANKER TANKS FITNESS CERTIFICATE* The tanker tanks __________ nominated to carry the product(s) bulk heads/manifolds. . SIGNATURE SIGNATURE NAME NAME SURVEYOUR MASTER * Tanker tank fitness certificate to be issued either by the master or jointly by the master and surveyor. has/have been jointly inspected and it is certified that the tanks(s).INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 7 Tanker Tank Fitness Certificate Tanker Tank Fitness Certificate Page No. etc. bulk heads/manifolds. etc. are clean dry and fit to carry the product to be loaded into the tanker tank.. wherever surveyor has been appointed..

APPENDIX – 8 STORAGE TANKS/ TANK TRUCK CLEANING DATA .

charge . ______________________________________________________________________ TANK-TRUCK CLEANING DATA LOCATION : TT No Capacity (KL) Date Of Last Cleaning Cleaning due on Cleaned on Location In. 1 of 1 STORAGE TANKS CLEANING DATA LOCATION: Date Of Last Clean ing Tank No. / Date 10 * 1 2 3 4 * Attach copy for each storage tank. Capacity (KL) Grade Exten sion Appr oval If any 5 Tank Cleaning Cleaning was due on 6 Emptied After Tank Cleaning 1 Parcel Received on 9 st Signature of Supervis or 11 Location InCharge 12 on 7 Boxed up on 8 BF Test Report No.Appendix 8 INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Storage Tank / Tank Truck Cleaning Data Storage Tank / Tank Truck Cleaning Data Page No.

APPENDIX – 9 LOG BOOK – TANKER / PLT OPERATIONS .

Top / Upper Middle Bottom / Lower Maximum Density Variation between any two layers Batch Number established after receipt: Den.7) PIPELINE MANIFOLD DATE TIME PRODUCT JETTY END / REFINERY / PIPELINE APPEARANCE DENSITY NAT TEMP ° C 15 C o SHORE END / RECEIVING LOCATION APPEARANCE DENSITY NAT TEMP ° C 15 C o REMARKS IF ANY SIGN ATURE First Five Minute Samples 00 05-10-20-30 Minutes Samples 05 10 20 30 Commencement Sample (2 Ltrs) Middle Sample (2 Ltrs) Final Sample (2 Ltrs) Hourly Samples details Appea Colour Tank Sampling after settling of One rance Hour.: ___________________________ Product MS SKO HSD Date: _____________ Signature Density at 15° C Tanker tank / Storage Tank Lowest Highest Density Range (Clause 3. Obs Den.2. 15°C Signature of Location In-Charge / Date .INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 9 Log-Book for Tanker / PLT Ops Log-Book for Tanker / PLT Operations Page No. 1 of 1 LOG BOOK – TANKER / PLT OPERATIONS Name of Tanker / PLT No.

APPENDIX – 10 INLAND PIPELINE TRANSFER LOG BOOK .

2.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 10 Inland Pipeline Transfer Logbook Inland Pipeline Transfer Log Book Page No 1 of 1 INLAND PIPELINE TRANSFER LOG BOOK PLT Number: ___________________________ Product Density at 15° C Storage Tank Lowest MS SKO HSD Highest Date: _____________ Density Range (Clause 3.7.3) Signature PIPELINE MANIFOLD REFINERY / PIPELINE DATE TIME PRODUCT RECEIVING LOCATION REMARKS APPEARANCE TEMP. DENSITY NAT 15 C o SIGNATURE APPEARANCE TEMP. DENSITY NAT 15 C o Batch Number established after receipt: (Signature) Reviewed by Location I/C .

APPENDIX – 11 SAMPLE LABEL TANK WAGON FILLING POINT .

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.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 11 Sample Label TW Filling Point Sample Label Tank Wagon Filling Point Page No./ SOURCE OF SAMPLE QUANTITY IN TANK (IN KL) BATCH NO. 1 of 1 SAMPLE LABEL – TANK WAGON FILLING POINT LOCATION PRODUCT TANK NO. SEAL NUMBER: DENSITY AT 15° C: FLASH POINT ° C (For SKO): TESTING LAB DATE OF SAMPLING TIME OF SAMPLING (IN HRS.) TYPE OF SAMPLE REASONS FOR TESTING: SAMPLE DRAWN BY : SIGNATURE ………………………………………… NAME ……………………………………………….

APPENDIX – 11A SAMPLE LABEL (TANK TRUCK FILLING POINT) .

labelling & sealing of samples. 5. Product: Source of sample: a) Tank No. for the Aluminium container: _____________ Wooden Box: _____________ Certified that empty containers had been rinsed with the product before drawing . 6. Samples drawn on ____________ at __________ hrs Quantity: 4 x 1 Litres for MS / 2 x 1 Litre for HSD / SKO Density at 15° C __________Kg/m3 / gm/ml Seal nos.Appendix 11A INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Sample Label Sample Label Tank Truck Filling Point Tank Truck Filling Point Page No. 1 of 1 SAMPLE LABEL – TANK TRUCK FILLING POINT LOCATION: ________________ 1. 2. __________ 3. Signature of the Operations Officer: ______________ Name Place and Date : ______________ : _______________ . __________ b) Tank Lorry filling bay No. 4.

APPENDIX – 12 RECORD OF SAMPLES RETAINED/ DISPOSED .

No. /TLF /TWF/ pipeline transfer etc. 1 of 1 RECORD OF SAMPLES RETAINED / DISPOSED A} In case of TLF / TWF and SKO after receipt samples: The samples shall be retained for 30 days. No. /Storage Tank No. DATE & TIME OF SAMPLE DRAWN SOURCE PURPOSE DESNITY AT 15°C SEAL NUMBER SAMPLE DRAWN BY DISPOSED ON * PRODUCT ** SIGN SIGN B) In case of SKO after receipt by Ocean Tanker / Pipeline transfer. For Purpose: Ref Appendix 2 and 2A . The sample shall be retained for 3 months LOCATION Sr. DATE & TIME OF SAMPLE DRAWN SOURCE PRODUCT PURPOSE DESNITY AT 15°C SEAL NUMBER SAMPLE DRAWN BY SIGN DISPOSED ON SIGN * ** * ** Indicate name of Tanker and Tanker Tank No.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 12 Record of Samples Retained / Disposed Record of Samples Retained / disposed Page No. as applicable. LOCATION Sr.

APPENDIX – 13 BATCH CONTROL LOG BOOK .

then a copy of previous location’s Test report shall be filled. If the location is not equipped to test as per the IQCM. I/C SIGNATURE DATE **: Test Report Number of the batch shall be mentioned. RELEASED AGAINST TEST BATCH REPORT NO. ** LOC.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 13 Batch Control Log Book Batch Control Log Book Page No. NO. . NO. 1 of 1 BATCH CONTROL LOG BOOK REGION / TERRITORY: Tank Number: PRODUCT LOCATION: NAME OF VESSEL/ ORIGINATING/ REFINERY TERMINAL / DEPOT DATE OF RECEIPT LAST LOADING POINT TEST BATC REPORT H NO.

APPENDIX – 14 CODE LETTERS OF REFINERIES/ TERMINALS/ INSTALLATIONS/ DEPOTS .

1 of 7 [List to be updated & maintained by individual oil companies] Refineries: East Location / Code Letters A) IOCL Haldia RH Barauni Guwahati Bongaigaon Digboy B) BPCL Numaligarh C) HPCL D) Others: Ankleshwar Hazira Uran Jamnager Essar 06 ONGC(A) ONGC(H) ONGC(U) RPL Vadinar 08 Manglore Tadipakka MRPL ONGC(T) RB RG BRPL West Location / Code Letters Koyali RK North Location / Code Letters Panipat Mathura RP RM South Location / Code Letters Chennai Narimanam CPCL CBR RD NRL Mumbai Mumbai BPCR HRM Kochi Vizag KRL HRVZ 02 06 .INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 14 Code Letters Code Letters for Refineries/ Terminals/Installations/Depots Page No.

INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL IOCL Terminals / Installations: East Location / Code Letters Budge Budge TBB Betkutchi TBC Bongaigaon TBG Barauni TBN Guwahati TGH Haldia THA Mourigram Patna Port Blair Paradeep Rajbandh Siliguri TMM TPA TPB TPD TRB TSG West Location / Code Letters Asoj TAJ Ahmedabad TAB Antop Hill TAL Bassein TBS Dumad TMD JNPT TJP Kandla (FST/NFST) TFST Hazira THR Kandla (Main) TKD Loni TLN Okha TOA Panewari TPW Sidhpur TSD Sewree TSE Sabarmati Trombay Vashi Vasco Wadala TSM TTB TVI TVS TWD Appendix 14 Code Letters Code Letters for Refineries/ Terminals/Installations/Depots Page No. FST TCHF Bangalore TBL Ernakulam TGK Rjahmundhry TRJ Kochi TKC Kakinada TKD Korukkupet Vijayvada Karwar Mangalore Tuticorin Tondiarpet Vishaka Wellingdon Island Coimbatore Madurai Secunderabad Trichy TKK TVJ TKR TMG TTC TTP TVZ TWI TCM TMD TSC TTY . 2 of 7 North Location / Code Letters Agra TAG Ambala TAB Amousi TAS Allahabad TAH Bhatinda TBD Delhi TDI Jodhpur Jalandhar Jaipur Kanpur Mathura Mughalsarai Panipat Rewari Roorkee Sangrur Shakurbasti Sanganer Salawas TJD TJL TJP TKP TMA TMS TPP TRW TRK TSA TSB TSR TSW South Location / Code Letters Chennai.

INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL IOCL Depots: East Location / Code Letters Along DAG Behrampur DBH Chitraganj DCG Dhanbad DDB Dharmanagar DDN Dimapur DDM Hasimara DHS Imphal Jeypore Kantapukur Lakhimpur (North) Malda Missamari Nagaon Namkum Paradeep Passighat Rangpo Rourkela Raxaul Sambalpur Silchar Somnathpur South Bolanda Tatanagar Tinsukia DIH DJP DKP DLP DMD DMI DNA DNK DPD DPG DRG DRK DRX DSB DSR DSN DSB DTN DTS West Location / Code Letters Akolner DAN Bhitoni DBH Bhillai DBI Bilaspur DBL Bisrampur DBM Gaigaon DGG Jayant DJY Khapri (Nagpur) DKH Mangliagaon DMG Miraj DMJ Nishatpura (Bhopal) DNP Pakni DPI Rajkot DRA Ratlam Rairu Shirud Sagar Tadalli (Chandrapur) DRL DRR DSD DSG DTI Appendix 14 Code Letters Code Letters for Refineries/ Terminals/Installations/Depots Page No 3 of 7 North Location / Code Letters Ambabai DAB Aonla DAL Ajmer DAR Banthara DBT Bhatinda DBD Bikaner DBK Bharatpur DBP Baitalpur Depot Chandigarh Damtal Gonda Hanumangarh Hissar Jodhpur Jammu Kathgodam Kullu Kota Chittaurgarh Leh Najibabad NSEZ Noida Partapura Pathankot Parwanoo Srinagar Udaipur DBR DCG DDT DGD DHG DHR DJD DJU DKD DKL DKK TCG DLH DNJ DNZ DPP DPT DPW DSN DUP South Location / Code Letters Bijapur DBJ Kannur DKN Kadapa DKD Belgam DBE Kozhikode DKZ Guntakkal DGL Ramagundam DRM Mysore Gulbarga Ongole Depot Hyderabad Sankari Tada Thiruvananthap uram Visakha Fishing Harbour DMS DGL DOL DHY DSK DTD DTV DVF Yellahanka DYH .

DEPOTS: East Location / Code Letters BPCL INSTALLATIONS Budge Budge BGB Haldia HA Paradeep PA West Location / Code Letters Kandla Koyali Sewree KA KOY SEW Appendix 14 Code Letters Code Letters for Refineries/ Terminals/Installations/Depots Page No. TOPS. 4 of 7 North Location / Code Letters Mathura MI South Location / Code Letters Irimpanam Kakinada Mangalore Tondiarpet Vizag IRM KKD MN TN VI BPCL TOP Barauni NJP Patna Rajbandh BN NJ PT RJ Manglia Navegaon Panewadi Sidhpur MG NG PD SD Bhatinda Bijwasan Jalandhar Mughalsarai Panipat Rewari Salawas Sanganer Sangrur Piyala Aonla Baitalpur Banthara Bharatpur Chandigarh Durai Gonda Hisar Jammu Karari Kathgodam Kota Meerut Najibabad Panki Pathankot Udaipur Channi Parwanoo Roorkee Srinagar Lalru BD BJ JL MG PT RE SW SN SR PL AN BI BN BP CH DR GD HS JA KR KI KO MI NJ PN PT UD CN PO RK SR LR Devangunthi Irugur Karur Kondapalli DV IR KR KN BPCL DEPOT Balasore Berhampur Dhanbad Katihar Muzaffarpur Ranchi Sambalpur Tatanagar Rangpoo BS BR DH KA MZ RN SM TT RP Bakania Bhilai Bhitoni Borkhedi Gaigaon Hazira Manglia Miraj Pakni Rairu Rajkot BK BL BT BK GA HZ MG MJ PK RR RJ Cannanore Cherlapalli Desur Mysore Ongole Raichur Tada Tirunelveli Trivandrum Warangal CN CH DS MY OG RC TA TN TV WR .INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL BPCL INSTALLATIONS.

DEPOTS: East Location / Code Letters HPCL Terminals HTBB1 Budge Budge I HTBB2 Budge Budge II Ramnagar HTRM Haldia HTH Paradeep HTP West Location / Code Letters Mahul Sewree I Sewree II Wadala Vashi Loni Vasco Kandla MTMH HTS1 HTSII HTWD HTV HTLN HTVS HTKD Appendix 14 Code Letters Code Letters for Refineries/ Terminals/Installations/Depots Page No.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL HPCL TERMINALS. 5 of 7 North Location / Code Letters South Location / Code Letters Visakh Kakinada Rajahmundhry Vijayawada Suryapet Ghatkesar Chennai Cochin Mangalore Hassan Irumpanam GMR Vasavi Cassimode HTVZ HTKKN HTRJMD HTVW HTSYP HTGHT HTCH HTCO HTMN HTHSN HTIRPM HTGRV HTCSMD .

INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL HPCL DEPOTS: East Location / Code Letters HTRBD Rajbandh HTCTK Cuttack HTSBL Sambalpur Mini HTRKL Rourkela HTSMPR Somnathpur HTSMGD Semliguda HTPTN Patna HTBRN Barauni HTTNG Tatanagar HTDNBD Dhanbad HTRCH Ranchi Road HTBTCH Betkuchi Shillong HTBLG Appendix 14 Code Letters Code Letters for Refineries/ Terminals/Installations/Depots Page No.R.puram HTDNGDI Devangonthi HTDSR Desur Irugur HTIRG HTRGTM Ramagundam Nandur/Gulbarga HTGBR HTGNTL HTELTH HTCDPA Guntakal Elathur Cuddapah Navalur Kappalur Visakh Fishing Harbour HTNVL HTKPLR HTVSFH .O HTKT Aonla HTANL Jodhpur HTJDH Kota Mini HTKTA Mathura HTMTH Mogulsarai HTMSR Bahadurgarh HTBDG South Location / Code Letters HTKRPM K. 6 of 7 West Location / Code Letters Kaligam HTKGM Nandaseri HTND Vapi HTVPI Hazira HTHZR Rajkot HTRJKT Bhitoni HTBTN Nishatpura HTNST Rairu HTRRU Sagar HTSGR Satna HTSTN Manglia HTMGL Ratlam HTRTL Bilaspur HTBSP Mandir Hasud HTMDHD Jagdalpur Gevra Panewadi Pakni Hazarwadi Khapri Gaigaon Palanpur Mundra HTJGPR HTGVR HTPWD HTPKN HTHZW HTKPR HTGGN HTPLNP HTMD North Location / Code Letters Rewari HTR Sanganer HTSGN Amousi HTAM Sangrur HTSRR Nalagarh HTNGR Haldwani HTHLD Bhatinda HTBTD Ambala Cant. HTABL Jammu HTJMU Meerut HTMRT Panipat HTPPT Pampore HTPPR Hanumangarh HTHMG Najibabad HTNBD Karari HTKRI Jalandhar HTJLD Hissar HTHSR Gonda HTGDA Shogi HTSGI Udaipur HTUDP Baitalpur HTBTP Bharatpur HTBHT Bijwasan HTBJW Shakurbasti HTSKB Roorkee HTRKE Jaipur HTJPR Salawas HTSLW Ajmer HTAJM Kota B.

INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL IBP DIVISION. RPL East Location / Code Letters IBP Division Terminal: Budge Budge Haldia Barauni West Location / Code Letters Appendix 14 Code Letters Code Letters for Refineries/ Terminals/Installations/Depots Page No. 7 of 7 North Location / Code Letters South Location / Code Letters TBB THLD TBR Sewree Wadala Hazira Sidhpur TSR TWL THZ TSP Mathura Amousi Panipat Rewari Partapur Sangrur Faridabad Ludhiana Hathras TMR TAM TPP TRW TPR TSGR Nagapattinam CBMT Kondapalli Cherlapalli TKP TCP ESSAR Haldia JNPT Mundra Vadinar Hazira Indore Sirohi Silvassa Kakinada Cochin Coimbatore RPL Haldia T207 Bhopal Hazira T206 T203 Rewari Kanpur T204 T213 Chennai T205 . ESSAR.

APPENDIX – 15 BATCH FORMATION TESTS .

INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 15 Batch Formation Tests Batch Formation Tests Page No.8OC. 1 of 1 BATCH FORMATION TESTS Sr. No. @ 50oC NVM Sulphur Total Sulphur % w Lead ppb Water content % by vol Sediments by Extraction % by wt Aromatics % v Olefine % v Gross Calorific Value C/H ratio (calculated) RON NAPHTHA √ √ MS √ √ SKO √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √o/ HSD √ √ LDO FO 50 C √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √/ 100°C √ √ √ √ √ . kg/cm2/psi. (solvent washed) RVP @ 37. Copper Strip Corrosion for 3 hrs. for Blue dyed / Saybolt / Lovibond) Density @ 15oC Flash Point Smoke Point Kinematic Viscosity @ 40oC Pour Point Distillation Cetane Index Existent Gum mg/100ml. 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Characteristic Appearance Colour (Visual) Colour (Visual.

APPENDIX – 16 PROCEDURE FOR TANK TRUCK & TANK WAGON GRADE CHANGE OVER .

and ensure that the tank truck is bone dry. Thereafter. In Refinery Terminals where SKO is not doped with Marker. lines.1) B) Empty out the previous contents completely. In the event the Flash Point does not meet the requirement. 1 of 1 PROCEDURE FOR TANK TRUCK & TANK WAGON GRADE CHANGE OVER Sr. Inspect from top manhole as well as bottom manifold SKO doped with marker shall not be loaded in T/Ws. 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 - FROM Naphtha Naphtha Naphtha MS MS SKO SKO SKO HSD HSD HSD ATF TO MS SKO HSD SKO HSD MS HSD Naphtha MS SKO Naphtha MS Tank-wagon A A A A A A* A* A* A A B A Tank Truck A C A C A D D D A A B A Codes for changeover procedure: A) Empty out the previous contents completely.3. manifold etc. The entire product shall be drained. Fill with SKO D) Guideline and approval is to be obtained from QC department on case-to-case basis. concerned department shall be intimated for advice regarding disposal. No. allow standing for 15 minutes and drain out HSD completely from each compartment. lines. A*) Empty out the previous contents completely. C) Completely drain out the previous product from each compartment of Tank Truck. (Clause 5. Fill each compartment with 50 litres of HSD. manifold etc. In case the flushed Naphtha sample is not clear and is discoloured repeat the procedure of flushing till the bottom sample is clear and colourless. The flushed HSD shall be tested for Flash Point and can be put back into HSD storage tank if the flash point meets the respective specification requirement. instead of Naphtha. the tank wagon or tank truck can be filled with Naphtha. Inspect from top manhole as well as bottom manifold. SKO may be used for flushing. Flush from top through each manhole cover with 200 (TW) /20 (TT) litres of Naphtha per Manhole Cover The entire Naphtha shall be drained out and shall be checked for visual colour.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 16 Procedure for TT/TW Grade Change Over Procedure for TT/TW Grade Change Over Page No. .

APPENDIX – 17
INSPECTION GUIDE FOR NON-AVIATION PRODUCTS STORAGE POINT

Appendix 17 INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL
Inspection Guide

Inspection Guide for Non-Aviation Storage Locations

Page No. 1 of 10

TERMINAL / DEPOT STORING NON-AVIATION PRODUCTS
Name of Location / Region Name of Location’s QC Coordinator Date of Inspection Inspected by Last Inspected by & on…………..QC Last Inspected by & on…………..Ops FM: PM: Fully Met Partly Met AM: NC: Almost Met Not Complied FM AM PM NC REMARKS

SR. DESCRIPTION NO. 1 QC MANUAL AND CIRCULARS: a b c d a b c d e f g h i
Is QC Manual (updated with incorporation of all amendements) on Non Aviation Fuels available ? Is “Industry Manual on Acceptance of Product by marketing Companies and Related Issues” available? Are all QC Circulars / Bulletins available and filed in separate indexed file? Record the reference number of the latest circular Is Location Specific Work Instruction available?

2 ARE THE FOLLOWING AVAILBLE AND ARE THEY IN GOOD CONDITION?
Sampling Bottle / grabber / Thief / Cage / Can / Chain Hydrometers / Thermometers Aluminum Samples containers Glass Cylinder Check Flash Point Apparatus and confirm whether the apparatus, is in good working condition? Is Marker test kit available and segregated? Are Master Hydrometers / Thermometers with valid Calibration certificate available? Are Hydrometers / Thermometer in use verified against the masters and records available? When the Hydrometers / Thermometers were last checked for their accuracy?

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Appendix 17
Inspection Guide

Inspection Guide for Non-Aviation Storage Locations

Page No. 2 of 10 REMARKS

SR. DESCRIPTION NO. 3 QC FACILITIES a b c d e f g h
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In case of common manifold are spectacle flanges / hammer blinds / spool pieces used for positive segregation? Is colour coding done as per Manual? Do all above ground tanks have minimum one inch diameter water draw-off line? Do all FO and LDO tanks have product circulation facility? In absence of any fresh receipt in FO / LDO tank for 15 days or more, is the product circulated within the tank for at least 2 hours and every 15 days thereafter? Is the operation recorded? Are all box strainers opened once in 3 months and cleaned internally? Is the last cleaning date painted on the body? Are the cleaning records maintained?

FM AM PM NC

STORAGE TANKS
Is 100 mesh filter strainer at inlet & coalescer at outlet provided for all white oil storage tanks? Is 60 mesh strainer at inlet provided for black oil tanks? Are all storage tanks cleaned as per stipulated frequency? . If not, has approval been obtained from QC dept for any extensions? Enter approval details in Annexure Are the tanks cleaned more frequently due to product change, sludge formation etc.? Are records maintained for tank cleaning including tank cleaning certificates? Is adequate circulation facility for MS / HSD in storage tanks available at Tap-off-points? Are the last date of cleaning / date of commissioning and next due date of cleaning painted on / near the manhole cover of each above ground tank? For underground tanks, are the details of tank cleaning displayed suitably? Are samples after receipt of the first parcel in the newly commissioned tanks, after tank cleaning & grade change over sent to lab for testing and test reports maintained?

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Appendix 17 INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Inspection Guide Inspection Guide for Non-Aviation Storage Locations Page No. T/T filling points.4. Are flash point / density tests carried out on Kerosene samples as per manualised requirements and records maintained? Are these results entered in challan as required? Are Marker presence & efficiency tests carried out and records maintained? Is the inventory of Marker maintained & reviewed by Location In-charge? Are samples of various products sent to Lab.1) including RON for MS? Are test reports available? Are values for density & flash point (SKO) sent to lab along with monitoring samples? Are test values comparable? Are retention samples kept for the samples sent to lab for monitoring test till receipt of test report? In the absence of any fresh receipt for three months into a tank. 3 of 10 REMARKS SR. is an UML Composite / all-level sample sent to Lab for batch formation test? Are the test reports available? Are samples drawn products wise (white oil products) from T/W. T/W filling line and retained for 30 days? Are records maintained as per Appendix 12? Is storage of retention samples standardized? Check for leaks / seal / label condition. periodically. DESCRIPTION NO 5 RETENTION OF SAMPLES a b c Are samples from storage tanks retained as per the Manual? Are records maintained as per Appendix 12? Are MS / SKO / HSD samples collected from T/T. tested and record maintained as per manual? Are water samples from tanks with water bottom tested for sulphide fortnightly and record maintained? Is the water replaced whenever presence of sulphide is observed? Is observation on reporting of density in challans compared with the storage tank density? FM AM PM NC d 6 PRODUCT MONITORING a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o . to monitor the product in tank as per Manual (clause 4.

Are documents related to QC failure retained for 3 years or till completion of investigation whichever is later? Are the investigation reports retained for further period of one year? Is approval of controlling department obtained before disposal of these documents? Is record maintained for salvaged product & corrective action taken? . DESCRIPTION FM AM NO. 7 TANK WAGONS/TANK TRUCK OPERATIONS a b c d e f g h i j k 8 a b c d e f g In case of white oil. is QC approval obtained for the same & is the interface downgraded to the lower generation fuel & record maintained? Is B/F test report dispatched with TW to the receiving location & record maintained? Are tank trucks with a common manifold permitted for mix load? (any 2 grades) Is TW checked for presence of water and grade identification after loading? Are these recorded as per Manual? PM FAILURES Has there been a failure of any product during receipt / storage / dispatch at the location? How was the product disposed off? Confirm if the instructions as per Manual have been followed before disposal. is sample from TW/TT (each compartment) checked for colour (visual) and water. 4 of 10 NC REMARKS SR.Appendix 17 INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Inspection Guide Inspection Guide for Non-Aviation Storage Locations Page No. before decanting / loading? Are these observations recorded as per Manual? Do TT challans carry storage tank & Bay numbers? Are T/Ts cleaned / calibrated yearly and records maintained? Is the selection of TW / TT for loading done as per Manual? Are different lines used for different generations of same grade of fuel? If not.

Flash point -HSD (Top sample) : Density. 5 of 10 NC REMARKS SR. DESCRIPTION NO. Kinematic viscosity Is the product released only after the lab confirmed that the product meets specification? Is Storage of retention samples standardized? Check for leaks/seal/label condition. are: i. Distillation. are the following done : i.Appendix 17 INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Inspection Guide Inspection Guide for Non-Aviation Storage Locations Page No. FM AM PM g h i j . Minimum one hour settling time given before sampling as per requirement? ii Samples (Top/Upper/Middle/Lower/Bottom) taken and checked as per requirements? iii. middle and end of discharge and retained until batch established? After receipt. labeled with joint signature and retained in case of pipeline transfer? For local pipeline transfer are samples taken as per manualised guidelines? During transfer. sealed. Samples checked as per Manual and records maintained? ii. Composite sample sent for batch formation tests? Are following tests carried out on tank samples after receipt of product through multi-product pipeline : -MS (Bottom sample) : Density. Sulphur content -SKO (Top sample) : Density. is monthly monitoring test carried out for pipeline product if dormant for 1 month or more? Is sample from the tanks nominated for receipt taken jointly. Samples collected during commencement. Sulphur. 9 PIPELINE TRANSFER a b c d e f Is a sample from despatching tank jointly taken and retained till the batch is established by receiving location? Are the tanks nominated for receipts made free of water before receipt? Before PLT.

are samples checked as per Manual and records maintained? For Naphtha. DESCRIPTION FM AM NO. 6 of 10 PM NC REMARKS SR. are the samples checked as per Manual and records maintained? Is sample from tanks nominated for receipt. Are samples (Top/Upper/Middle/Lower/Bottom) taken and checked as per requirements? iii. c d e f g Are individual tanker tank samples tested for Test A? Are the records maintained? Are the tanks nominated for receipts made free of water before receipt? Were pre-discharge tests carried out before discharge operations started? During transfer. Is adequate settling time given before sampling as per requirements? ii. 10 TANKER RECEIPT: a Are load port test reports / samples available? Is storage of retention samples standardized? Check b for leaks/seal/label condition. are the required tests done after loading up to one meter? After completion of loading. dry and fit to carry the product? Is a valid test report for the product to be loaded available? During transfer. Is composite sample sent for batch formation tests? Is the product released only after the Lab confirmed that the product meets specification? h i 11 a b c d e f TANKER LOADING/DESPATCH Is a certificate obtained from the Master/surveyor confirming that the tanks are clean.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appen dix 17 Inspection Guide Inspection Guide for NonAviation Storage Locations Page No. taken labeled and retained? After tanker receipt: i. are the samples drawn from tanker tanks and distributed as per Manual requirements? Is Storage of retention samples standardized? Check for leaks / seal / label condition .

Are additives barrels stored under covered area? Are MSDS of additives available? h i j k l . NO. 7 of 10 REMARKS SR. sediments & density and its records maintained? Check whether challans for branded MS / HSD carry a certification from TLF Officer that requisite doses of additive has been added. Whether proper mixing and homogeneity with fuel is ensured Check daily retention composite sample of branded MS / HSD drawn from first TT filled and check whether retained properly for 30 days Check whether dedicated TTs with locking arrangement are used for despatch of branded fuels. DESCRIPTION FM AM PM NC BRANDED FUELS 12 BRANDED FUELS : MS & HSD a b c d e f g Check whether receipts of additive consignments are accompanied with supplier’s agreed technical specifications. Check the correctness of the system of doping the desired doses of additive in MS / HSD. color. is the product visually monitored for appearance. water. On addition of additive in every supply. Check records of lab test report (including RON) of quality monitoring of branded fuel monthly.Appendix 17 INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Inspection Guide Inspection Guide for Non-Aviation Storage Locations Page No. Are additive barrels serially numbered & system of FIFO maintained? Check daily stock logbook for additives and check whether the same is reviewed by Location-in-Charge. Are samples of additives drawn barrel wise and tested for density and recorded in comparison with parent density and whether variation is within tolerance limit? Check availability of lab test reports of the additives from stock points. Check 2 hourly density records in delivery challan of TTs for branded fuels.

Check the batch control logbook and check whether records are maintained as per Appendix 13 of IQCM. Check colour coding of Ethanol Facilities Check the condition of silica gel in the silica gel trap provided in the vent pipe of the storage tank. Check whether the special Nitrile / Neoprene rubber hoses are used for unloading operation of Ethanol and its quality & capping arrangement. colour. 8 of 10 REMARKS SR. density. Check presence of any water in Ethanol tanks by drawing tank bottom samples. Whether Specific Gravity at 15 deg C of Ethanol received at location is within +/. Check records of monthly monitoring tests carried out in lab for Ethanol. Check the 30 days retention samples of Ethanol (1X 1 liter composite) drawn from the TTs for seals /labels/leakages if any. Whether regular fortnightly condition of silica gel checked & record maintained? Check the storage tanks and allied facilities for Ethanol for positive segregation. Check records of tests carried out on top & bottom sample of each compartment of the TTs carrying Ethanol on receipt at location and whether the composite samples are tested for appearance. DESCRIPTION FM AM PM NC ETHANOL DOPED MOTOR GASOLINE 13 RECEIPT OF ETHANOL a b c Check whether receipt of Ethanol is in dedicated tank trucks and there is no scope of ingress of water into the compartments during transportation. Check the records of 30 days retention samples of Ethanol drawn from storage tanks d e f g h 14 STORAGE & HANDLING OF ETHANOL a b c d e f g . Check the 80 mesh strainers provided before pump/tank inlet as the case may be.0. NO.Appendix 17 INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Inspection Guide Inspection Guide for Non-Aviation Storage Locations Page No. Is record maintained? Check whether consignment of denatured Ethanol is accompanied with quality certificate as per IS 15464 which conforms to the tender requirement.0005 of the despatching location. ethanol content & hydrocarbon contamination checks before decantation into storage tank. Check the storage tank openings/pipeline fittings for air tightness.

10 ml graduated pipette ( for alcohol content) Are dedicated TTs being used for transportation of EBMS? If not. etc. Housekeeping – Comment on the conditions of hoses. Check availability of hydrometers / alcholometer / thermometers / glass cylinders / specific gravity conversion charts. 9 of 10 PM NC REMARKS SR. Whether location is having master alcohol meter with the calibration certificate Confirm whether in use alcohol meter is verified with the master alcohol meter Check availability of adequate A-Class 100 ml graduated glass cylinders with stopper. 15 DOPING OF ETHANOL IN MS a b c d Check the correctness of the system used for on-line doping of Ethanol in MS to ensure correct dosage. T/T loading shed. T/W siding.Appendix 17 INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Inspection Guide Inspection Guide for Non-Aviation Storage Locations Page No. Remarks on any QC activity witnessed during inspection. In the opinion of the Location In-Charge are the officers & staff adequate to carry out all the required QC checks. whether adequate precautions for up gradation of TTs are taken as per IQCM & checked for cleanliness & dryness before putting into service. Check 30 days retention samples of Ethanol doped MS drawn from TLF as per IQCM requirements. Check quality monitoring records of Ethanol doped MS samples drawn from TLF Line before commencement of loading in each shift. whenever there is a switchover of tank and regular hourly samples check for ethanol content during loading & Monthly Monitoring. appearance of tank farm. Check the 80-mesh filter provided on the delivery side of the storage tank of Ethanol. FM AM 16 FIELD TEST FACILITIES a b c d 17 TTs FOR TRANSPORTATION OF ETHANOL DOPED MS a 18 GENERAL: a b c e f g 19 COMPLIANCE : a What is the status of compliance to the last QC Inspection? b Suggestions: . manner in which the hoses have been kept. Status of compliance report/corrective action taken on the last QC inspection. As per Location In-charge are there any impediments in carrying out the manualised QC procedures? Any suggestions for improvement. DESCRIPTION NO.

NO. 10 of 10 SR.Appendix 17 INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Inspection Guide Inspection Guide for Non-Aviation Storage Locations Page No. 20 DESCRIPTION Any other observations related to QC aspects FM AM PM NC REMARKS Inspecting Officer Name Designation Signature Officer present during inspection Location in-charge .

APPENDIX – 18 AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAINTAINING THE QUALITY OF PRODUCTS SUBJECT Trunk Pipe Line transfer. Refinery to Marketing Company Local Pipe Line transfer. Marketing company to Marketing Company Tanker loading directly by Refinery Tanker loading by other Marketing Company Tanker Discharge Tank Wagon/Tank Truck Operations PAGE NO. 1&2 2 2 2 3 3 3 . Refinery to Marketing tap off point Local Pipe Line transfer.

Second set of this retention sample should be made available to the Marketing Company and Pipeline Division. Product will be released from the Marketing Company tanks in accordance with the laid down procedure (Clause 3. while these samples are drawn. The Marketing Company reserves the right to inspect the Inland Pipeline Transfer Log Book. sealed and retained.3) and informing the Pipeline Division if there is a quality failure during pumping. the product in the tank(s) from which transfer is proposed meets specification. middle and lower sample. Samples and documents shall be retained as per Appendix 2A.2. At refinery pump discharge manifold and the receipt tank inlet. Pipelines Division and Marketing Company representative shall sample the tank(s) nominated to receive the product and the samples retained. associate with sampling during transfer.3 & 5. middle and final sample before switch over of the tank checked as per Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2). to the Marketing Company and Pipeline Division.2). the Pipeline Division will draw the initial.2) from the refinery pump discharge manifold to the Marketing Company Tank(s). composite them. Refinery before each transfer will. The tank(s) shall then be handed over to the Pipeline Division for completing the transfer in accordance with the QC Procedures (Clauses 3. and preserve in sealed containers. in the presence of Pipeline Division & Marketing Company. At Tap Off Points.3 & 5. The Pipeline Division will be responsible for adhering to the procedures to maintain the quality of this product while pumping the product (Clauses 3. At locations where the tank is not handed over to the Pipelines Division.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 18 Areas of Responsibility Areas of Responsibility for Maintaining Quality of Product Page No. sampling will be done as mentioned at `4' above. 1 of 3 AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAINTAINING THE QUALITY OF PRODUCTS I Trunk pipeline transfers from Refinery to Tap off point of Marketing Company: 1 2 Refinery shall provide the test report(s) confirming that. The Marketing Company reserves the right to be present. investigation for quality failures during pumping. 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 . and the receiving location will be responsible for the procedures inside their Terminals (Clause 3. take separately an upper.10). and after completion of transfer.

3 At jetty end and tanker end. 3 Marketing Company will take a sample from the nominated receipt tank(s). The Refinery reserves the right to be associated with this exercise. The Refinery will also follow the procedure for transfer of product by pipeline (Clauses 3. This sample should be sealed and retained. .2). subjected to Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2). an initial. the Refinery will draw the initial.2 shall be followed.3 & 5. 7 All documents and samples shall be retained as per Appendix 2A III IV a) Local pipeline transfer from Marketing Company To Marketing Co. 5 A sample from the Pipeline as close to the inlet of receiving tank should be drawn and Test ‘A’ (Appendix-2) carried out. Sets of these samples should be available with the ship for disport.2 shall be followed.7) shall be completed by Marketing Company.1 & I. middle and final sample shall be drawn by the Marketing Company.1. sealed and retained (Appendix 2A). 2 The Marketing Company will ensure fitness of tanker tanks to load the product. Clauses 1 to 7 as in II above are applicable.1. 6 The Marketing Company will be responsible for informing the Refinery if there is any quality failure during transfer. the Marketing Company will be responsible for the quality procedures (Clause 5. 2 At Refinery pump discharge manifold. middle and final samples and retain them separately (Appendix 2A). 4 At the point where the Marketing Company's Tap off starts. reserves the right to be present during sampling and to inspect the records of transfer. 2 of 3 Local pipeline transfer from Refinery to Marketing Company: 1 The Clauses at I. Tanker Operations: Tanker loading directly by a Refinery1 Clauses I. subjected to Test ‘A’ (Appendix 2) sealed and retained.1. 5 On completion of loading. quality formalities (Clause 5. middle and final sample from the tanker manifold will be drawn by the Marketing Company in the presence of the ship's representative.6). I.2 & II.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL II Appendix 18 Areas of Responsibility Areas of Responsibility for Maintaining Quality of Product Page No. The Marketing Co. The Refinery reserves the right to be present while sampling. 4 The initial. 6 Refinery shall hand over test report(s) of each shore tank(s) used for loading the tanker and the shore tank(s) sample to the Marketing Company for onward transmission/submission to the ship 7 At load port ship's composite samples shall be drawn by cargo owner/ ship’s representative/ Marketing Company and surveyor and signed/sealed (Appendix 2A).

2.). excepting Clause 3. 4 In case of Other Marketing Company charter/ Other Marketing Cos' products.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL b) c) Appendix 18 Areas of Responsibility Areas of Responsibility for Maintaining Quality of Product Page No.2. after complying with all the clauses in Section 3.2. 3 of 3 Tanker Loading directly by the other Marketing Companies Clauses 1 to 7 as in IV above are applicable. unless it can be proved that the product was off-spec in the refinery tank itself or went off-spec at various stages of refinery pipeline manifolds including the loading points. V) Tank Wagon/Tank Truck Operations: The entire responsibility of product going off-spec in the tank wagon at any stage is of the Marketing Company having sole agency for distribution of the product of that Refinery or the loading Company (in case of Terminals.2.2. The second Marketing Company will take over the quality responsibility from their tap off point. the responsibility of off-spec product in the wagon will be of refinery end). These test reports prepared after testing of repeat samples should be jointly signed by the involved oil companies.3 & 3. 6 In case of failure of product. then the Quality Control responsibilities are : - The first Marketing Company will ensure compliance of Clauses 3. 3 When one Marketing Company transfers the product during tanker discharge.4 and maintaining relevant records. accept the product for discharge. The test reports should be jointly signed by the Oil companies. 2 Subsequent receiving location of Marketing Company shall. . to another Marketing Company.1.2. ship’s representative and receiving company in presence of Surveyor for investigation and cargo disposal. The representatives of the oil companies should sign the test reports. in that case. middle and final samples during pumping and adhere to the quality procedures (Clauses 3.2. individual tanks samples should be tested jointly for batch formation by representative of cargo owner.2. Surveyor and the receiving company from individual tanker tanks. 5 In the event of disputed test results of first samples. 3. the joint sampling should be done at disport.6 to 3. draw initial. 3.10). the repeat samples should be jointly drawn by cargo owner (loading co. Tanker Discharge: 1 The Charterer of the tanker will be responsible for implementing the procedure (section 3) at the tanker and jetty end.

APPENDIX 19 PRODUCT ACCEPTANCE LIMITS EX REFINERIES / PIPE LINES / IMPORTS .

5/43. ppm Lubricity. Particulate Matter.0 350 460 25 MANF SPCFCN 711 .0 480 420 24 46. min Distillation Recovery at 70 deg C. Kg/M3 RON.58 721 .0 35.45 40 .0 500 460 NA 46.70 75 210 1. microns.38 41 .775 91. ppm RVP. deg C Total Sulphur. Recovery at 100 deg C Recovery at 180 deg C FBP deg C Benzene.770 88.5 95.5 11 .0/43.0 % Vol % Vol % Vol 10 . Kg/M3 RON.90 145 58 46. % Vol Flash Point.7 480 38 .0 150 60 46.60 720 . mg/kg BIS 710 . 1 of 4 PRODUCT ACCEPTANCE LIMITS EX REFINERIES / PIPE LINES / IMPORTS ** Table 1 Manufacturing Specifications for Rail / Road / Dedicated Pipeline SR NO i) ii) iii) CHARACTERISTIC MS BS – II Density.0 35.5 37. kPa Cetane Index Distillation Recovery at 370 deg C.0 500 35 .5 11 .5 37.0 340 420 22 iv) v) vi) i) ii) iii) min max max max MS BS.768 88. min Distillation Recovery at 70 deg C. deg C Total Sulphur.0 % Vol % Vol % Vol 10 .5 51 95. Oxidation Stability.0 51 95. gm/m3 . microns.45 40 .0 95.70 91 200 2.III iv) v) vi) i) ii) iii) iv) v) vi) i) ii) iii) iv) v) vi) vii) min max max max max HSD BS-II min min min max max max HSD BS-III min min min min max max max % Vol Cetane Index Cetane Number Distillation Recovery at 360 deg C. ppm RVP. % Vol Total Sulphur.773 91. ppm Lubricity.70 90 215 3. kPa Density. % Vol Total Sulphur. Recovery at 100 deg C Recovery at 150 deg C FBP deg C Benzene.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 19 Product Acceptance Limits Product Acceptance Limits for Refineries/Pipelines/Imports Page No. Flash Point.70 76 200 0.38 41 .

6 is pumped.6* 135 As per Rail / Road Manufacturing Specifications * For MJPL only.6* 125 As per Rail / Road Manufacturing Specifications * For MJPL only.6 is pumped. FBP < 280 oC FBP RON Sulphur Other Properties Max oC Min ppm 195 89 470 As per Rail / Road Manufacturing Specifications For SKO: Sulphur Max 2000 ppm. the interface may be warranted for reprocessing For SKO: Sulphur Max 2000 ppm. FBP < 280 oC FBP RON Sulphur Other Properties Max oC Min ppm 195 89 450 As per Rail / Road Manufacturing Specifications B B . FBP < 280 oC FBP RON Sulphur Other Properties Max oC Min ppm 190 92 / 91. FBP < 280 oC FBP RON Sulphur Other Properties Max oC Min ppm 190 92 / 91.Appendix 19 INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Product Acceptance Limits for Refineries/Pipelines/Imports Product Acceptance Limits Page No 2 of 4 Table 2 Manufacturing Specifications for Multi-Product Pipeline ** [A] MS BS – III [Pipeline Product Sequence: SKO – MS BS III – SKO] A For SKO : Sulphur Max 1000 ppm. whenever Motor Gasoline with RON 91. the interface may be warranted for reprocessing MS BS – II [Pipeline Product Sequence: SKO – MS BS II – SKO] A For SKO: Sulphur Max 1000 ppm. whenever Motor Gasoline with RON 91.

FBP < 280 C. Clause 2. Cetane No 35 Min Cetane Number Sulphur Other Properties Min ppm As per Rail / Road 51. Cetane No. FBP < 280 oC.1. Cetane No 35 Min Cetane Number Sulphur Other Properties Min ppm 48. 35 Min Cetane Number Sulphur Other Properties Min ppm 51.4 300 Manufacturing Specifications HSD BS – II [Pipeline Product Sequence : SKO – HSD BS II – SKO] A For SKO: Sulphur Max 1000 ppm. .4 320 As per Rail / Road Manufacturing Specifications For SKO: Sulphur Max 2000 ppm. FBP < 280 oC.4 470 As per Rail / Road Manufacturing Specifications For SKO: Sulphur Max 2000 ppm.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL [B] Appendix 19 Product Acceptance Limits Product Acceptance Limits for Refineries/Pipelines/Imports Page No. FBP < 280 C. Cetane No.4 450 As per Rail / Road Manufacturing Specifications o o B B [C] MS BS – III / HSD BS – III BS III product specification will be equivalent to Rail / Road transportation ** The above figures are directional. Refer Section 2. 3 of 4 HSD BS – III [Pipeline Product Sequence: SKO – HSD BS III – SKO] A For SKO : Sulphur Max 1000 ppm. 35 Min Cetane Number Sulphur Other Properties Min ppm 48.

.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 19 Product Acceptance Limits Product Acceptance Limits for Refineries/Pipelines/Imports Page No. Note 3: SKO Flash Point should be 38oC minimum for all types of Multi Product pipeline dispatches.e.2 cSt higher than the prevailing lower specification limit. the Flash Point should be 38oC minimum Note 4: Naphtha: Used as Feed Stock for Fertilizers Non Volatile matter (NVM) by (P: 64) test method should not be more than 5 mg/100 ml. the manufacturing specification need to be worked out considering the technique adopted for interface management on transportation through multi-grade pipeline i. batch length interruptions & accuracy of sharp interface cutting or by isolation at receiving end and subsequently reprocessing or absorption with the bulk product. the same will be bypassed/ isolated and subject to correction /reprocessing. the manufacturing specification shall be controlled in accordance with the requirement as mentioned in respective manuals. Note 2: Acceptance of any deviation in above requirement is to be approved by Operations Head of the Refinery Head Quarter. 4 of 4 Note 1: Where ever the interface quantity increases the above limits. For Rail / Road / Dedicated pipeline dispatches from refinery. Note 5: Wherever specific deviations are required. Note 7: When transfers take place through a multi-product pipeline Kinematic Viscosity for all HSD grades shall be (minimum) 0. Note 6: Wherever fuels are blended with ethanol. bio-diesel etc. by mechanical/gas/chemical pig and also taking into account length of pipeline. gradient of pipeline.

APPENDIX 20 GLOSSARY OF TERMS .

the pipeline from : a) b) c) d) e) 2. 3. sick tank wagons transhipped by the Railways without supervision by Marketing Organisation etc. e. The QC System and procedures are outlined to maintain the products in the Refinery Good Condition by keeping the ingress of all extraneous matters (dust. flange connections or any other connection with any other pipeline. UNCONNECTED TANK WAGONS: A tank-wagon on which the paste-on label is not available. flange connections or any other connections with any other product used by an organisation to transfer a single grade of Petroleum product from their locations to other Oil Company’s locations separated by boundary/short distance. 6. SAFETY AND OPERATIONS MANUAL Each organisation has outlined the manner in which safe operations are to be carried out. after manufacture. 1 of 2 GLOSSARY OF TERMS 1. LOCAL DEDICATED PIPELINES: A totally segregated pipeline with no cross over connections. are tested and certified by the refinery that it meets the required specifications. HPC Vishaka Refinery to HPC Vishakha Terminal HPC Refinery Bombay to HPC Mahul Storage tanks IOC Mathura Refinery to IOC Mathura Installation IOC Mathura Refinery to HPC Mathura Installation IOC Koyali Refinery to HPC Nandesari Installation 5. .INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL Appendix 20 Glossary Glossary of terms Page No.) to the barest minimum and also to take immediate corrective action whenever such foreign matters are detected. REFINERY GOOD CONDITION All products. the Quality Control Release Certificate is not available.g. in the respective manuals. DEDICATED PIPELINE A totally segregated pipeline with no cross over connections. dirt. These manuals also have to be followed whenever implementing the NonAviation Quality Control Manual. 4. water etc. MULTIPRODUCT PIPELINE A common line used for transferring different grades of petroleum products. used by an organisation to transfer a single grade of petroleum product from their refinery to their storage tank for distribution.

It is assumed that interface contains equal percentage of both the products. The apparatus shall be provided with means to permit filling at any desired level and shall have attached a non-sparking chain or cord. interface is a mixture of two compatible products. Indian Oil Corporation Limited M/s. Hindustan Petroleum corporation Limited 10) INTERFACE In pipeline context. d) Sampling Facility Fitted on the pipeline by opening of which the pipeline contents can be drawn out. 8) BONE DRY There should not be even traces of the previous product. The combined apparatus shall be of such weight as to sink readily in the product to be sampled and provision shall be made to permit the bottle or can at any desired level. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited M/s. a) SAMPLING AIDS (IS-1447) Appendix 20 Glossary Glossary of terms Page No. Metal used to weigh the apparatus shall be fitted externally at the bottom or contained in an oil tight false bottom since irregularities in the metal may retain material which will contaminate the sample if the weight is fitted in the interior. b) c) Sampling thief This is a metal sampling apparatus with an opening at the bottom and is actuated when the apparatus comes to rest on the tank bottom. 2 of 2 Weighted sampling can : Metal sampling apparatus of such weight as to sink readily in the product to be sampled.INDUSTRY QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL 7. ==== END === . Sampling cage A metal holder or cage suitably constructed to hold the appropriate bottles or cans. 9) OMC – OIL MARKETING COMPANIES 1) 2) 3) M/s.

Branded Fuels: Colour coding 100mm 300mm Branded MS 45 -50 mm thick and 300 mm long Speed ## Speed 97 ## = 88 or 91 100 mm 10mm bands 50mm centre band 5mm gap Branded HSD BSII / III 300 mm 45 -50 mm thick and 300 mm long Hi Speed HSD Gaps proportionate 100 mm Branded MS / HSD Euro IV 300 mm 45 -50 mm thick and 300 mm long Speed Hi Speed HSD 10 mm bands 50 mm centre band 5 mm gap BS IV BS IV Gaps proportionate .