Petroleum Measurement

API welcomes questions, suggestions, and comments concerning its conjunction with Chapter 2.2B. These two standards combined supersede
standards. Comments and questions should be submitted or sent to the previous API Standard 2550, Measurement and Calibration of Upright
www.api.org/techinq. Cylindrical Tank. Pages: 58
1st Edition | February 1995 | Reaffirmed: February 1, 2007
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The Institute currently maintains a comprehensive API Manual of Petroleum Chapter 2.2B
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chapters and revisions of old chapters will be released periodically. Calibration of Upright Cylindrical Tanks Using the Optical Reference
Publications regarding measurement of evaporative loss are listed under Line Method
Chapter 19 of the API Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards. Describes measurement and calculation procedures for determining the
diameters of upright, welded (lap/butt) cylindrical tanks, or vertical
Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards (Complete Set) cylindrical tanks, with a smooth outside surface and either floating or fixed
roofs. The optical reference line method is an alternative to the manual tank
The price of the complete set is subject to change as new chapters and sub- strapping method for determining tank diameter. Chapter 2.2B should be
chapters are released; an order for one complete set would not include the used in conjunction with Chapter 2.2A. Pages: 8
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Calibration of Upright Cylindrical Tanks Using the Optical-
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Four-volume set of 3-ring binders and index tabs for the chapters and
standards that make up the manual. (Reminder: when one complete set of Describes the calibration of vertical cylindrical tanks by means of optical
the MPMS is ordered, the binders and index tabs are included for free). triangulation using theodolites. The method is an alternative to other
methods such as strapping (MPMS Chapter 2.2A) and the optical-reference-
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Chapter 2.2C is a National Adoption of ISO 7507-3:1993. Pages: 19
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Calibration of Upright Cylindrical Tanks Using the Internal Electro-
Chapter 1 optical Distance Ranging Method
Vocabulary (ANSI/API MPMS 2.2D-2003)
Provides definitions and terms used throughout the API Manual of Petroleum Specifies a method for the calibration of upright cylindrical tanks having
Measurement Standards (MPMS). Pages: 70 diameters greater than 5 m by means of internal measurements using an
2nd Edition | July 1994 | Product Number: H01002 | Price: $105.00 electro-optical distance-ranging instrument, and for the subsequent
compilation of tank capacity tables.
Chapter 1 This is the National Adoption of ISO 7507-4:1995. Pages: 13
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Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products—Calibration of Horizontal
Chapter 2 Cylindrical Tanks—Part 1: Manual Methods
Tank Calibration (ANSI/API MPMS 2.2E)
Procedures necessary for calibrating closed storage vessels larger than a Specifies manual methods for the calibration of nominally horizontal
drum, and methods for computing the volumes contained therein. The cylindrical tanks, installed at a fixed location. It is applicable to horizontal
following API standards cover the subject of tank calibration and are tanks up to 4 m (13 ft) in diameter and 30 m (100 ft) in length. The
included in the manual. methods are applicable to insulated and non-insulated tanks, either when
they are above-ground or underground. The methods are applicable to
pressurized tanks, and to both knuckle-dish-end and flat-end cylindrical
Chapter 2.2A tanks as well as elliptical and spherical head tanks. This Chapter is
Measurement and Calibration of Upright Cylindrical Tanks by the applicable to tanks inclined by up to 10 % from the horizontal provided a
Manual Strapping Method correction is applied for the measured tilt. For tanks over and above these
Procedures for calibrating upright cylindrical tanks used primarily for the dimensions and angle of tilt, appropriate corrections for tilt and appropriate
storage of petroleum liquids. Chapter 2.2A addresses necessary volume computations should be based on the “Coats” equation.
measurement procedures to determine total and incremental tank volumes This edition of API MPMS Chapter 2.2E is the national adoption of ISO
and procedures for computing volumes. Both metric and customary units 12917-1:2002. Pages: 18
are included. The metric units reflect what is available in commercial 1st Edition | April 2004 | Product Number: HX202E01 | Price: $85.00
equipment. The standard also provides guidelines for recalibration and
computerization of capacity tables. Chapter 2.2A should be used in

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certification.8A. and calibration from vessel drawings. Pages: 17 on Ships and Oceangoing Barges. HM 2. Pages: 22 electro-optical distance-ranging (EODR) method. calibration Specifies a method for the calibration of horizontal cylindrical tanks having by linear measurement. 2nd Edition | August 2005 | Product Number: H301ASP | Price: $96. (c) Calibration from vessel drawings.2F/ISO 12917-2 Chapter 2. A reference gauge point is 1st Edition | October 1966 | Reaffirmed: March 14. empty.8B Std 2552 Establishment of the Location of the Reference Gauge Point and the Measurement and Calibration of Spheres and Spheroids Gauge Height of Tanks on Marine Tank Vessels Describes the procedures for calibrating spheres and spheroids. or portions of tanks. A reference gauge point is also used for wedge formulas and establishing wedge tables. Pages: 41 Chapter 3 1st Edition | October 1966 | Reaffirmed: July 1. API gravity.” of the API Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards supersede the previous API Standard 2553. Section 5B. The method used to determine the volume of tank contents deter- in tanks of various sizes.2F) integral hull tanks. Pages: 25 Covers level measurement of liquid hydrocarbons in stationary.7 used as liquid containers. oceangoing barges. This publication discusses automatic tank gauging in general. This document is a joint API/ Standard Practice for Level Measurement of Liquid Hydrocarbons in Energy Institute (EI) standard. or the liquids normally associated with the petroleum error of measurement caused by varying thicknesses of uniform incrustation industry. and when determining the volume Product Number: H25520 | Price: $94. and carriers. The 34 „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog. float- Product Number: H25550 | Price: $94.7 supersede compilation of tank-capacity tables.1A „ Standard Practice for the Manual Gauging of Petroleum and Describes three methods for determining the total incremental volumes of liquids in barge tanks for coastal and inland waterway service that have Petroleum Products—Spanish integral hull tanks. This method is known as the internal the previous Std 2553. The three methods are as follows: (a) Liquids calibration. 2008 tion of temperature. and Canada) Phone Orders: 303-397-7956 (Local and International) Chapter 2.” Establishes reference gauge heights during calibration of marine tank vessels. It outlines the procedures for the measurement “Calibration of Tanks on Barges.00 Describes the procedures for calibrating tank cars.00 2nd Edition | August 2005 | Product Number: H301A02 | Price: $91. Pages: 3 mined from gauge readings is not covered in this standard. 2002 level of petroleum and petroleum products in non-pressure fixed-roof. and for the subsequent Management. HM 2. 2005 Measurement and Calibration of Tank Cars Product Number: H028B1 | Price: $94.1B for Measurement and Calibration of Barges. As such. This document and Chapter 2. it also carries the EI designation Stationary Tanks by Automatic Tank Gauging Hydrocarbon Management. (c) methods used to verify the length of gauge tapes under field conditions and the influence of bob weights and temperature on the gauge Correcting Gauge Tables for Incrustation tape length.Petroleum Measurement Phone Orders: 1-800-854-7179 (Toll-free: U.1A. or accreditation program. larger Standard Practice for the Manual Gauging of Petroleum and than a barrel or drum by introducing or withdrawing measured quantities of Petroleum Products liquid.00 1st Edition | April 2004 | Product Number: HH202F01 | Price: $74.” and API Chapter 2.8A “Calibration of Tanks and calibration of spherical tanks. it also carries the EI designation Hydrocarbon an electro-optical distance-ranging instrument. internal vertical sidewall surfaces of a tank when the tank is otherwise Throughout this standard the term petroleum is used to denote petroleum.1A Describes the procedure for calibrating tanks. (b) procedures for manually gauging the level of free water which may be found with the petroleum or petroleum RP 2556 products. 2007 This is the National adoption of ISO 12917-2: 2002 (E). calibration of ATGs for custody transfer and inventory control. The three methods include liquid calibration.S. . transmission. Pages: 14 Product Number: H30049 | Price: $86. The Spanish translation of Chapter 3.00 Standardized procedures for gauging liquid hydrocarbons in various types of tanks. 1st Edition | March 1991 | Reaffirmed: February 1. Pages: 14 Describes the following: (a) the procedures for manually gauging the liquid 1st Edition | September 1966 | Reaffirmed: March 1. Pages: 25 Product Number: H25560 | Price: $73. Section 5A. 2008 aboveground. The tables given in this recommended practice show the percent of petroleum products. (b) Calibration by linear measurement. A joint API/ diameters greater than 2 m (6 ft) by means of internal measurements using Energy Istitute (EI) standard. ‹ This publication is related to an API licensing. and (d) the influences that may affect the position of gauging Incrustation is defined in this publication as any material that adheres to the reference point (either the datum plate or the reference gauge point). which are Recommended practice.00 This document and Chapter 2. containers. 2007 Tank Gauging Product Number: H25540 | Price: $111. and receiving. for use in conjunction with API Chapter 2. The determina- 2nd Edition | August 1993 | Reaffirmed: September 26. 2006 necessary for converting ullage to innage. Std 2555 Liquid Calibration of Tanks Chapter 3.00 ing-roof tanks and marine tank vessels. atmospheric storage tanks using automatic tank gauges Product Number: H30044 | Price: $57. Pages: 26 Std 2554 1st Edition | September 1995 | Reaffirmed: April 1.7 Calibration of Barge Tanks Chapter 3.00 of the ROB. “Calibration of Tanks on Ships and Oceangoing Barges. and integrated tug barge units that have (ANSI/API MPMS 2.8A Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products—Calibration of Horizontal Calibration of Tanks on Ships and Oceangoing Barges Cylindrical Tanks—Part 2: Internal Electro-optical Distance-ranging Three methods for determining the total and incremental volumes of liquids Method in tanks. 1st Edition | March 1991 | Reaffirmed: May 1.00 (ATGs).00 Chapter 2. and suspended sediment and water of the tank contents are not within the scope of this standard. It outlines procedures for nonpressure-type tank cars and pressure-type tank cars. Standard Method Chapter 3. and the requirements for data collection.00 Chapter 2.

2006 Product Number: H03031 | Price: $80.00 „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog.global. calibration. Measurement of Liquid Hydrocarbons by Hybrid Tank Measurement Pages: 17 Systems 2nd Edition | June 2001 | Reaffirmed: October 1. commissioning. certification. 2006 vapor-condensing. installation. This standard also covers the Chapter 4. It Chapter 3. and receiving.com appendices discuss the operation and installation of the most commonly Chapter 3. publication covers pressurized and refrigerated light hydrocarbon liquids. 35 . This standard also provides guidance on the requirements for data collection.2 static mass. This standard supersedes all Specifies the characteristics of tank provers that are in general use and the applicable sections of API Standard 2545. This chapter also provides guidance on the requirements for data collection. calibration. or accreditation program. Pages: 8 2nd Edition | May 1999 | Reaffirmed: May 1. observed and standard volume. and receiving.1 Introduction Chapter 3. The Pages: 3 light hydrocarbon liquids covered include: liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Pages: 45 Provides guidance on the selection. and observed and reference Standard Practice for Gauging Petroleum and Petroleum Products in density in tanks storing petroleum and petroleum products for custody Tank Cars transfer and/or inventory control purposes. 2005 Chapter 3. 2005 natural gas liquid (NGL).3 Standard Practice for Level Measurement of Liquid Hydrocarbons in General introduction to the subject of proving. 2008 Product Number: H04062 | Price: $63. Pages: 10 procedures for their calibration. transported aboard marine vessels (tankers and Tank Provers barges). 2008 (Includes Errata dated April 2007) Product Number: H03051 | Price: $80. 2006 (includes Errata dated September 2005) Product Number: H301B2 | Price: $94. pressurized storage tanks. calibration. or gas-displacement provers. and receiving. and other petrochemical liquids where the storage Product Number: H04052 | Price: $63. Pages: 8 Pulse Interpolation 1st Edition | March 1997 | Reaffirmed: February 28. This chapter does not apply to weir-type. Pages: 11 Product Number: H03041 | Price: $80. calibration and verification of Hybrid Tank Measurement Systems (HTMSs) for the measurement of level. stored in stationary.5 Product Number: H30084 | Price: $80.4 provides design and installation details for the types of displacement provers that are currently in use. The prover and meter uncertainties Provides guidance on the installation.00 Outlines the essential elements of provers that accumulate meter pulses as a displacing element within the prover travels between detector switches.6 used ATG equipment and of the less commonly used. This Covers the use of both displacement and turbine meters as master meters. Pages: 10 Chapter 4.00 are covered. transmission. is applied to meter proving.6 requirements for data collection. Measurement of both vapor space and liquid level Product Number: H03061 | Price: $93.00 Describes how the double-chronometry method of pulse interpolation.00 2nd Edition | May 1998 | Reaffirmed: November 1.5 Master-Meter Provers Covers the standard practice for level measurement of light hydrocarbon liquids onboard marine vessels by automatic tank gauges (ATGs). transmission. Chapter 4 These procedures reduce variability in the results of measurement and Proving Systems sampling operations when comparing loading terminal data to unloading terminal data.00 kilopascals) or greater. and verification of should be appropriate for the measured fluids and should be agreeable to automatic tank gauges (ATGs) used in custody transfer for measuring the the parties involved. The requirements in Chapter 4 are based on customary practices that evolved for crude oils and products Stationary Pressurized Storage Tanks by Automatic Tank Gauging covered by API MPMS Chapter 11. Pages: 4 level of liquid hydrocarbons having a Reid vapor pressure of 15 psi (103 3rd Edition | February 2005 | Product Number: H04013 | Price: $79. electronic ATGs. 2006 liquid level measurement. installation. including system operating requirements and equipment testing.Petroleum Measurement Fax Orders: 303-397-2740 Online Orders: www.1. Pages: 26 Provides method for measuring liquids and liquefied gases in tank cars by 1st Edition | February 2001 | Reaffirmed: October 1. dual-tank water-displacement.00 of automatic tank gauges (ATGs) for measuring the level of liquid hydrocarbons having a Reid vapor pressure less than 15 pounds per square Chapter 4. transmission. 2006 Product Number: H03021 | Price: $94. The provers discussed are designed for Standard Practice for Level Measurement of Liquid Hydrocarbons on proving measurement devices under dynamic operating conditions with Marine Vessels by Automatic Tank Gauging single-phase liquid hydrocarbons.00 and transportation requirements and the methods of measurement are similar to that for LPG and NGL gauging. ‹ This publication is related to an API licensing. installation.2 Displacement Provers 1st Edition | June 1996 | Reaffirmed: October 1. Gauging and temperature measurement equipment used in both open and closed measurement systems are described in this standard.00 Covers selection.4 inch absolute (103 kPa). 1st Edition | September 1995 | Reaffirmed: March 1.00 Standard Practice for Level Measurement of Light Hydrocarbon Liquids Onboard Marine Vessels by Automatic Tank Gauging Chapter 4. 1st Edition | April 1995 | Reaffirmed: March 1. Pages: 20 This chapter serves as a guide for the design. 2nd Edition | May 2000 | Reaffirmed: August 1.00 Chapter 4. and verification 3rd Edition | September 2003 | Product Number: H04023 | Price: $119. Chapter 3.ihs. and operation of meter proving systems.

and maintenance. API MPMS Chapter 5 also includes Covers the operation of various meter-proving systems used in the petroleum information that will assist in troubleshooting and improving the industry.500 gallons. Discusses the Part 1—Introduction to the Determination of the Volume of installation of a turbine metering system.4 and the true volume. The accuracy of a meter factor is limited by several Describes the characteristics of accessory equipment used with considerations.9.00 • Prover Volume Calibration Errors Chapter 5.00 prove a meter in order to obtain its meter factor.1 Defines the application criteria for turbine meters and discusses appropriate Methods of Calibration for Displacement and Volumetric Tank Provers considerations regarding the liquids to be measured. Techniques for the determination of this reference volume Chapter 5. Pages: 48 General Consideration for Measurement by Meters 1st Edition | October 2002 | Reaffirmed: March 20. Measurement of Liquid Hydrocarbons by Coriolis Meters This standard describes only the waterdraw method of calibration.2 2nd Edition | December 1998 | Reaffirmed: October 1. Pages: 3 valid meter factors. operation. Pages: 28 Fidelity and Security of Flow Measurement Pulsed-Data Transmission 1st Edition | October 2005 | Product Number: H409011 | Price: $73. . by means of proving and verification using both mass. and maintenance of various Methods of Calibration for Displacement and Volumetric Tank Provers types of pulsed-data.00 chapter is 1 to 1.2 Serves as a guide for the selection.6 include the waterdraw. which is used to accurately determine the calibrated volume of both displacement (Replaces Draft Standards Measurement of Single-phase. service life.00 Intended to be a guide for the proper specification. This publication does not endorse or advocate the Provers by the Waterdraw Method of Calibration preferential use of any specific type of equipment or systems. Pages: 8 calibration and not by theoretical calculation. Displacement and Tank Provers and maintenance of turbine meters in liquid hydrocarbon service. which are “Selecting a Meter and Accessory Equipment” and information on the used to verify the accuracy of liquid volumetric meters used for custody recommended location for prover connections. Pages: 8 Outlines the essential elements of field-standard test measures and provides descriptions and operating details.00 (ANSI/API MPMS 5. and 36 „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog. 2007 Product Number: H04081 | Price: $105.5 • Calculation Errors.Petroleum Measurement Phone Orders: 1-800-854-7179 (Toll-free: U. safety. and Chapter 4. Topics covered Metering include: applicable API standards used in the operation of Coriolis meters. Pages: 41 Chapter 5. meters and accessory equipment.00 Chapter 5. reliability. Both displacement and tank provers are used to 5th Edition | September 2005 | Product Number: H05035 | Price: $102. The base volume of a displacement or tank prover. API MPMS Chapter 5 also includes Field-Standard Test Measures information that will assist in troubleshooting and improving the performance of meters. cabled transmission systems for fluid metering systems to provide the desired level of fidelity and security of transmitted Part 2—Determination of the Volume of Displacement and Tank flow pulse data. which is then used to correct for meter error caused by differences between the metered volume Chapter 5.and volumebased methods.00 exact reference volume. Includes • Equipment Performance guidance on the use of electronic flow computers. and quality control can be achieved.3 Measurement of Liquid Hydrocarbons by Turbine Meters Chapter 4. and tank provers.00 1st Edition | November 1995 | Reaffirmed: March 1. and Canada) Phone Orders: 303-397-7956 (Local and International) Chapter 4. installation. Volumetric provers have an 2nd Edition | July 2005 | Product Number: H50502 | Price: $67. installation. operation. 2008 Product Number: H05061 | Price: $134. certification.9. as shown below. Covers the unique performance characteristics of require periodic proving to verify accuracy and repeatability and to establish displacement meters in liquid hydrocarbon service. Pages: 92 Intermediate and Finished Hydrocarbon Fluids by Coriolis Meters and Measurement of Crude Oil by Coriolis Meters) 1st Edition | December 2005 | Product Number: H409021 | Price: $176. reliability. Covers the dynamic measurement of liquid hydrocarbons. Includes Provers are precision devices.1 in Appendix E. and the performance. Pages: 8 • Observation Errors 4th Edition | September 2005 | Product Number: H05044 | Price: $91. and operation of meter runs designed to dynamically measure liquid hydrocarbons so that acceptable accuracy. Accessory Equipment for Liquid Meters determined by calibration. installation.00 Measurement of Liquid Hydrocarbons by Displacement Meters Intended to be a guide for the proper specification. 2003 Product Number: H04072 | Price: $80.8 operation of meter runs designed to dynamically measure liquid Operation of Proving Systems hydrocarbons so that acceptable accuracy. ‹ This publication is related to an API licensing.6-2002) Describes methods for achieving custody transfer levels of accuracy when a Chapter 5 Coriolis meter is used to measure liquid hydrocarbons. master meter and gravimetric methods of calibration.00 Systems Chapter 4. or accreditation program. is an essential requirement in the determination of these meter factors. Both mass and volume-based calculation procedures for proving and quantity determination are included Chapter 5.S. The volume range for measures in this 4th Edition | October 2005 | Product Number: H05014 | Price: $91. safety. Pages: 70 3rd Edition | October 2005 | Product Number: H05023 | Price: $84. nor is it All prover volumes used to calibrate meters shall be determined by intended to restrict future development of such equipment.7 quality control can be achieved. Liquid petroleum meters used for custody transfer measurement performance of meters. which has been determined by a recognized method of calibration. service life. Pages: 11 transfer measurement. operation. defined as volumetric standards. displacement and turbine meters in liquid hydrocarbon service.

It does not cover butane. The effects of such tempera- measurement. It also ultrasonic flow meters (UFMs) used to measure liquid hydrocarbons. Pages: 6 2nd Edition | October 1995 | Reaffirmed: June 1. tank provers and test measures under both static and dynamic Metering Assemblies conditions using electronic temperature measuring devices or mercury-in- Discussion of the design.00 the field and transferred to a pipeline in either a scheduled or nonscheduled operation. installation.ihs.00 Chapter 6. It also covers sampling of crude petroleum and nonuniform 3rd Edition | February 2004 | Product Number: H60203 | Price: $76. or accreditation program. oil. certification.global. small volume prover. Pages: 32 Temperature Determination 1st Edition | January 2007 | Product Number: HDVSF00 | Price: $93. propane. Pages: 32 ifolding. However. Pages: 6 determine where this technology may best be applied within the industry. installation and operation of loading rack (ANSI/ASTM D4057) metering systems for petroleum products. gathering tanks.1 measurement requirements in general for custody transfer. This standard does not endorse or advocate the preferential use of any Covers the procedures for obtaining representative samples of shipments of specific type of metering system or meter. This document also address the 2nd Edition | May 1991 | Reaffirmed: February 1. 2007 and automatic measurement by meter of hydrocarbon liquids produced in Product Number: H07001 | Price: $191.Petroleum Measurement Fax Orders: 303-397-2740 Online Orders: www. 2007 Sampling Product Number: H30121 | Price: $58. this document my provide guidance for non-custody application where the technology provides benefits. and operation of Pages: 38 a lease automatic custody transfer (LACT) system.7 Metering Viscous Hydrocarbons Draft Standard Serves as a guide for the design. except electrical insulating oils and fluid power hydraulic fluids. It applies to unattended 1st Edition | June 2001 | Reaffirmed: March 1. determining the temperature of petroleum and petroleum products under both static and dynamic conditions. One particular are where additional experience is needed prior to converting this to a custody transfer standard is in the area Chapter 7 of proving.00 petroleum products and shipments. auxiliary equipment. Pages: 9 2nd Edition | January 2007 | Product Number: H60402 | Price: $63. ‹ This publication is related to an API licensing. uniform petroleum products. instrumentation. 1st Edition | February 2005 | Product Number: H050801 | Price: $75.00 Describes methods and practices that may be used to obtain accurate measurements of temperature of petroleum and petroleum products in pipelines. Chapter 6. 2005 Product Number: H08022 | Price: $94. 2007 Product Number: H30125 | Price: $63. 2007 installation. installation and operation of metering systems for glass thermometers. except electrical insulating Deals with the operation and special arrangements of meters. as well as the relative advantages and Ultrasonic Flowmeters Using Transit Time Technology) disadvantages of the methods of proving meters by tank prover. It defines Describes the design. It is being issued initially as a draft standard in order for the tures on meters.00 hydrocarbon service.00 2nd Edition | May 1991 | Reaffirmed: April 2. inventory control. installation and operation of vortex shedding viscous hydrocarbons and describes the difficulties that arise when viscous flowmeters for the measurement of fluid flows. operation. provers. and fittings are discussed. It 2nd Edition | May 1991 | Reaffirmed: April 1. This includes discussion on obtaining the best operating results from a pipeline- document includes application criteria for UFM and includes considerations meter station.1 Loading Rack Metering Systems Manual Sampling of Petroleum and Petroleum Products Serves as a guide in the selection. This chapter discusses temperature Chapter 6. at which it will either be dropped or considered a Product Number: H30127 | Price: $63. The major Chapter 6.00 standard in MPMS.5 (ANSI/ASTM D4177) Metering Systems for Loading and Unloading Marine Bulk Carriers Covers automatic procedures for obtaining representative samples of petroleum and nonuniform stocks or shipments. Pages: 6 Chapter 8 2nd Edition | May 1991 | Reaffirmed: April 1. and marine measurements.00 Chapter 8.2 Chapter 8. and master meter.00 displaced to aircraft or used to defuel aircraft. especially hydrocarbon flow hydrocarbons are raised to high temperature.6 Measurement of Liquid Hydrocarbons by Ultrasonic Flowmeters Using Pipeline Metering Systems Transit Time Technology Provides guidelines for selection of the type and size of meters to be used to (Replaces Draft Standard Measurement of Liquid Hydrocarbons by measure pipeline oil movements. barges.com Chapter 5. 2006 General requirements of flow metering of aviation fuel as it is either Product Number: H08013 | Price: $94.00 „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog. storage tanks. proving and maintenance of UFMs in liquid Product Number: H30126 | Price: $63. as well as to and warnings to overcome or mitigate difficulties are included. The actual method and equipment selected for Lease Automatic Custody Transfer (LACT) Systems temperature determination are left to the agreement of the parties involved. and accessory equipment used for measurement during loading and unloading of marine bulk carriers. 37 .2 Automatic Sampling of Petroleum and Petroleum Products Chapter 6. Describes methods for obtaining custody transfer level measurements with conventional pipe prover. man. 2007 will have a term of 3 years. installation. equipment. operation and proving of meters Vortex Shedding Flowmeter for Measurement of Hydrocarbon Fluids and auxiliary equipment used in metering viscous hydrocarbons. Pages: 9 regarding the liquids being measured. Describes the methods. tank cars. including liquefied petroleum gas.8 Chapter 6. and advice industry to obtain more experience with the technology.4 addition to the standard is a section on extended-tube sampling. and gas liquids with a Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) above 26 psi. calibration.00 Covers standardized procedures for sampling crude oil or its products. Pages: 24 Metering Systems for Aviation Fueling Facilities 3rd Edition | October 1995 | Reaffirmed: March 1. and procedures for coping with special situations in hydrocarbon measurement. ships. Prepared as a guide for the design. pipe Chapter 6 provers.

2. mixing.00 Chapter 10.00 3rd Edition | May 2008 | Product Number: H10033 | Price: $43. 2007 Product Number: H09022 | Price: $37.00 38 „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog. including liquefied petroleum gases. tars.00 Density Determination Chapter 10. The test method covers petroleum and liquid petroleum Chapters 8.2 Describes the standard methods and apparatus used to determine the specific gravity of crude oil and petroleum products normally handled as Determination of Water in Crude Oil by Distillation liquids. This practice is applicable to Extraction Method the sampling. or accreditation program. and other bituminous materials by the distillation method. Pages: 11 Standard Test Method for Density. Pages: 10 gravity) or API gravity of light hydrocarbons. Pages: 27 2nd Edition | November 2002 | Reaffirmed: March 1. (ANSI/ASTM D4006) Specifies a method for the determination of water in crude petroleum by Chapter 9. certification. and handling of reformulated fuels including those (ANSI/ASTM D473) containing oxygenates.4 Sediment and Water Standard Practice for Sampling and Handling of Fuels for Volatility Measurement Describes methods for determining the amount of sediment and water. Covers procedures and equipment for obtaining. Relative Density.1 compliance with the standards set forth for volatility related measurements Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the applicable to light fuels.3 „ Describes the methods and practices relating to the determination of the Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Crude Oil by the density.00 with toluene. Laboratory and field (ASTM D5842) methods are covered.2 Chapter 10. and Canada) Phone Orders: 303-397-7956 (Local and International) Chapter 8.00 2nd Edition | March 2003 | Reaffirmed: June 1.4 for the mixing and handling of products with Reid vapor pressure of 179 kPa (26 psi) or less.3 Mixing and Handling of Liquid Samples of Petroleum and Petroleum Standard Test Method for Density.4 Standard Test Method for Density or Relative Density of Light Determination of Sediment and Water in Crude Oil by the Centrifuge Hydrocarbons by Pressure Hydrometer Method (Field Procedure) (ANSI/ASTM D1657) Describes a method for determining both water and sediment or sediment Provides a guide for determining the density or relative density (specific only in crude oils using the field centrifuge procedure. For sampling procedures. mixing.40 % mass. either together or separately in petroleum products. relative density.S. refer to thermohydrometers. 2005 Product Number: H09032 | Price: $37. Pages: 7 4th Edition | August 2005 | Product Number: H100504 | Price: $37. although higher levels may be determined.1 and 8. ‹ This publication is related to an API licensing. . 2005 crude oil by means of the centrifuge procedure. 2nd Edition | November 2007 | Product Number: H30202 | Price: $43.Petroleum Measurement Phone Orders: 1-800-854-7179 (Toll-free: U.5 Standard Test Method for Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation (ANSI/ASTM D95) Covers the determination of water in the range from 0 to 25 % volume in petroleum products. mixing. and handling representative samples of volatile fuels for the purpose of testing for Chapter 10. 2005 Product Number: H30204 | Price: $73. Pages: 7 light fuels for volatility measurement. Pages: 6 Describes method of laboratory determination of water and sediment in 2nd Edition | December 2002 | Reaffirmed: October 1. Refer to Chapter 8.00 Chapter 9.00 Product Number: H08031 | Price: $86.1 distillation. using a pressure hydrometer. Pages: 4 3rd Edition | December 1999 | Reaffirmed: September 1. Pages: 7 Covers the determination of sediment in crude oils and fuel oils by extraction 2nd Edition | December 2004 | Product Number: H80402 | Price: $37.00 Chapter 10 Chapter 8. Pages: 13 Product Number: H09012 | Price: $37.00 or API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products (ANSI/ASTM D1298) Chapter 10. and API Gravity of Products Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products by (ANSI/ASTM D5854) Thermohydrometer Method Covers the handling. Pages: 6 Chapter 9 3rd Edition | November 2007 | Product Number: H10013 | Price: $37. Relative Density (Specific Gravity). 2008 1st Edition | October 1995 | Reaffirmed: June 1. The applicable dry vapor pressure equivalent range of this practice is 13 to 105 kPa (2 to 16 psia). and conditioning procedures required to ensure (ANSI/ASTM D6822) that a representative sample of the liquid petroleum or petroleum product is Describes methods and practices suitable for the determination of density or delivered from the primary sample container/receiver into the analytical test API gravity of crude petroleum and liquid petroleum products using apparatus or into intermediate containers. or API gravity of crude petroleum and liquid Centrifuge Method (Laboratory Procedure) petroleum products using the hydrometer method (laboratory (ANSI/ASTM D4007) determination). The precision applies to a range of sediment levels from 0.01 to 0.3 Chapter 9.

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Part 1—Upright Cylindrical Tanks and Marine Vessels • short tons per barrel at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 27). • short tons per 1000 U. equivalent densities in both in vacuo and in air values. gallons at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old • short tons per 1000 litres (cubic meters) at 15 °C in vacuo and in air (old Table 9). • pounds per U. gallon at 60 °F in and in air (old Table 26).S. • short tons per 1000 U. • absolute density at 60 °F. While not related to relative density. gallons at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old calculate static liquid quantities.5 „ Part 3—Conversions for Absolute Density at 15 °C Density/Weight/Volume Intraconversion Provides implementation procedures for conversion of absolute density at [Replaces Chapter 11.S.S. temperatures. small quantities (such as onboard quantities. and vapor space calculations.S.00 • barrels at 60 °F to litres at 15 °C (old Table 22. This Chapter 12 standard gives the following equivalents for any value of relative density Calculation of Petroleum Quantities (60/60 °F): Describes the standard procedures for calculating net standard volumes. (Includes Chapter 12 Addendum dated August 2007) • barrels per short ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 28). petroleum • relative density at 15 °C. • cubic meters at 15 °C to barrels at 60 °F (old Table 52). Table 52). • U.S. This chapter is intended to guide the user through the steps necessary to • long tons per 1000 U. and wedge formula.1. Parts 1 to 3 are available collectively on one CD-ROM. • U. • long tons per barrel at 60 °F in vacuo and in air.S. gallons per long ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air. • short tons per barrel at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 9). The standard also • long tons per barrel at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 29). . for different parties to be able to reconcile volumes. • cubic meters per short ton at 15 °C in vacuo and in air. gallons at 60 °F to litres at 15 °C (old Table 22). gallons per long ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 12).global. Calculation of Static Petroleum Quantities • U. gallons per short ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 28). employed in the calculation of static petroleum quantities. the following are included for user convenience: While not related to API gravity. This chapter does not address the calculation of clingage.S. Table 57). specifies equations that allow the values of some correction factors to be • barrels per long ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 30).S. at atmospheric conditions.S. gallons at 60 °F in vacuo and in air. including the application of correction factors and the importance of • absolute density at 60 °F. • barrels per short ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 10). quantities remaining on board.S.S. • short tons per 1000 U. • U. gallon at 60 °F in vacuo and in air.S. • barrels per metric ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 58). • cubic meters per long ton at 15 °C in vacuo and in air. • U. gallon at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 8). • cubic meters per metric ton at 15 °C in vacuo and in air (similar to old • relative density at 60 °F (old Table 3). computed. Part 2—Conversions for Relative Density (60/60 °F) 1st Edition | March 2009 | Product Number: H1105CD | Price: $240. gallons at 60 °F in vacuo and in air. the following are included for user convenience: • litres at 15 °C to U. • U. • API gravity at 60 °F (old Table 21). • absolute density at 15 °C (old Table 3). gallons per short ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 10). • relative density at 60 °F (old Table 51). • U. gallons per short ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air. Chapters 11. gallons per pound at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 8). • long tons per 1000 U. forth) regardless of whether the information is gathered automatically or • cubic meters per short ton at 15 °C in vacuo and in air (old Table 31). • barrels per long ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air. Table 13). • short tons per barrel at 60 °F in vacuo and in air. gallons at 60 °F.S. in upright.density at 15 °C (similar to old Provides implementation procedures for conversion of API gravity at 60 °F to Table 56). IP 200/80)] standard gives the following equivalents for any value of absolute density at 15 °C: These intraconversion tables are applicable to all crude oils. the following are included for user bulkheads on marine vessels). 2008 • U. Part 1—Conversions of API Gravity at 60 °F • API gravity at 60 °F (old Table 51). • long tons per barrel at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 11). These standards are intended for application to bulk liquid quantities. The purpose of standardizing the calculation procedure is • absolute density at 15 °F (old Table 21). • metric tons per 1000 U. • long tons per 1000 litres (cubic meters) at 15 °C in vacuo and in air (old • U. or accreditation program. • cubic meters per long ton at 15 °C in vacuo and in air (old Table 31).S. Table 29).S. • cubic meters per long ton at 15 °C in vacuo and in air (old Table 14).S. gallons at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Chapter 12. manually.5. The standard defines terms • U. products.S. Fundamental to this process is the understanding that in order • metric tons per 1000 U. • barrels at 60 °F to litres at 15 °C (old Table 4). This (ASTM D1250-80. calculating. Pages: 34 convenience: 2nd Edition | November 2001 |Reaffirmed: February 28.Petroleum Measurement Fax Orders: 303-397-2740 Online Orders: www. significant figures.S. • pounds per U. Table 11). Product Number: H12112 | Price: $91.com Chapter 11. Table 56). and so • barrels per metric ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air. gallons per metric ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 58). gallons per pound at 60 °F in vacuo and in air. • barrels per metric ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air. where material is not touching all While not related to relative density.S. gallons per pound at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 26). gallons at 60 °F to litres at 15 °C (old Table 4). ‹ This publication is related to an API licensing. • U. • barrels per long ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 12). gallons at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old • barrels per short ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air. gallons per long ton at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 30).S.S. This standard gives the following equivalents for any value of API gravity at 60 °F: • conversion of apparent density at 15 °C to absolute density at 15 °C. to achieve the same result regardless of which person or computer does the • pounds per U. Table 57).1-1980 Volumes XI/XII 15 °C to equivalent densities in both in vacuo and in air values. same basic information (tank capacity table. gallons at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old • long tons per 1000 U. certification. • metric tons per barrel at 60 °F in vacuo and in air (old Table 13).S. „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog. they must start with the • metric tons per barrel at 60 °F in vacuo and in air.ihs. 41 . gallons at 60 °F in vacuo and in air. cylindrical tanks and marine tank vessels. nonliquid material. • cubic meters per short ton at 15 °C in vacuo and in air (old Table 14). levels. • U.1 Table 27).S.00 Provides implementation procedures for conversion of relative density (60/ 60 °F) to equivalent densities in both in vacuo and in air values. and petrochemicals. • absolute density at 60 °F.S.

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It provides specifications for the construction and installation of orifice plates. beta radio. Also meters and recommends a flow rate calculation procedure.00 Pages: 51 3rd Edition | September 1990 | Reaffirmed: January 1.1 Reynolds number factor found in the 1985 edition have been replaced with Statistical Concepts and Procedures in Measurement a more fundamental coefficient of discharge that is a function of line size. Square-Edged Orifice Meters examples used in this chapter are intended to be typical of custody transfer Part 2—Specification and Installation Requirements operations of low-vapor-pressure fluids using displacement or turbine meters (AGA Report No. Pages: 103 samples are used for many purposes and are applied to various 3rd Edition | August 1992 | Reaffirmed: January 1. Square-edged Orifice Meters The more accurate petroleum measurement becomes. some of which have an impact on the accuracy of custody transfer calculations (quantity and quality). concentric orifice meter. and 6 of the American Petroleum (GPA 8185-00. This chapter covers the application of statistical methods to (GPA 8185-90. Part 4) (GPA 8185. 3 Part 1) (ANSI/API 14. Parts 1 and 2. Pages: 138 3rd Edition | November 1992 | Reaffirmed: March 1.1 (GPA 8185.

6 °C) and Petroleum and Allied Industries saturation pressure. • Installation considerations.6 • Uncertainty and propagation of error. 2006 Provides guidance on the installation. This edition revises the February 1983 version of the standard to 1st Edition | November 1994 | Reaffirmed: February 1. Pages: 41 • Limitations of flare measurement technologies. Specific Gravity.70 pounds per cubic foot). from compositional analysis. Capitol Street. It is also applicable Describes dynamic and static metering systems used to measure liquefied for use on vertical cylindrical atmospheric storage tanks with either fixed or petroleum gas in the density range of 0. The procedures and criteria in this standard have been Chapter 15 successfully applied to fluids whose flowing density is greater than 0. Chapter 14. or accreditation program.00 (GPA 8182-95) Used as a reference to select. design. Pages: 20 2nd Edition | July 1997 | Reaffirmed: March 1. Compressibility of Natural Gas Mixtures from Compositional Analysis • Selection criteria and other considerations for flare meters and related Outlines a procedure for calculating. chemical.7 3rd Edition | December 2001 | Reaffirmed: May 1. The errata provides Specifies the API preferred units for quantities involved in petroleum industry editorial clarification regarding conversion factors and variables used in measurements and indicates factors for conversion of quantities expressed various calculation equations.5 „ Addresses measurement of flow to flares. and operating Pages: 54 continuous density measurement systems for Newtonian fluids in the petroleum.00 • Calibration. The quantities that 2nd Edition | April 1991 | Reaffirmed: March 1.7 grams per cubic centimeter and measurement of fluids by weight or mass. DC 20001 | (202)-824-7000 1st Edition | April 1991 | Reaffirmed: March 1. cryogenic fluids are excluded from the scope of this document. 1991) (includes Errata dated August 1998) The scope of this standard does not include analytical instrumentation. 2007 incorporate the 1992 version of the Chapter 14.7 grams per cubic centimeter (18. specific gravity. N. and standards for analytic Chapter 16. commissioning.2 methods used to determine the composition of the sampled product are Mass Measurement of Liquid Hydrocarbons in Vertical Cylindrical also cited. 2003) (GPA 8173-91) Developed to assist designers and users in operating.3 to 0. the instrumentation.10 % for most applications. . ‹ This publication is related to an API licensing. Product Number: H14072 | Price: $57.70 grams per cubic floating roofs.00 validation. maintenance. and • Application considerations. • Operation. 11. 2006 comprise the tables are grouped into convenient categories related to their use. homogeneous.3 orifice meter discharge Product Number: H16021 | Price: $94. installing. Pages: 43 Chapter 14.4 Chapter 14. Sampling equipment and techniques are discussed. volume of the components at 60 °F and equivalent liquid volumes of the Order from the American Gas Association components at 15 °C and equilibrium pressure for SI units.S.00 Chapter 14. and compressibility factor. 2006 Product Number: H30344 | Price: $57. and Canada) Phone Orders: 303-397-7956 (Local and International) Chapter 14. 2006 Product Number: H14082 | Price: $94. Prescribes a method for converting the measured mass of natural gas maintaining and verifying Coriolis flow meters used for natural gas flow liquids or natural gas vapors at operating conditions to equivalent liquid measurement. Continuous Density Measurement • Calculations.00 coefficient equation and revises and simplifies the mass flow rate sample calculations. following properties of natural gas mixtures: heating value. 14.00 standard is limited to clean. and natural gas industries. calibrating. install. The application of this 1st Edition | July 2007 | Product Number: H140101 | Price: $103. and maintain Chapter 16 homogeneous.3 Guidelines for Use of the International System of Units (SI) in the grams per cubic centimeter at operating conditions of 60 °F (15.00 44 „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog.W. operate.73 to 43. installing.9 Converting Mass of Natural Gas Liquids and Vapors to Equivalent Measurement of Natural Gas by Coriolis Meter Liquid Volumes (AGA Report No. The intent of the standard is to provide the user with a density accuracy of 0. 3rd Edition | January 2009 | Product Number: H140503 | Price: $70. | Washington . Pages: 14 Storage Tanks by Hydrostatic Tank Gauging 2nd Edition | October 1995 | Reaffirmed: March 1. and calibration of hydrostatic tank gauging (HTG) systems for the direct measurement of static mass of liquid hydrocarbons in storage tanks. Pages: 3 500 N. (ANSI/API Ch.8 This first edition is applicable to hydrostatic tank gauging systems that use Liquefied Petroleum Gas Measurement pressure sensors with one port open to the atmosphere.10 Measurement of Flow to Flares Chapter 14. Part 1) Pages: 20 centimeter.6.3 and above 0. Chapter 14. and includes: Calculation of Gross Heating Value. 2007 Mass Measurement of Natural Gas Liquids Product Number: H15003 | Price: $111. single-phase liquids or supercritical fluids. (Based entirely on ISO 11223-1.30 to 0.Petroleum Measurement Phone Orders: 1-800-854-7179 (Toll-free: U. certification. Pages: 51 in customary units to the API-preferred metric units. Measurement of liquids with densities below This chapter covers the static and dynamic measurement of hydrocarbon 0.00 the petroleum industry but also should be useful in similar process industries. single-phase liquid mass measurement systems that operate Measurement of Hydrocarbon Fluids by Weight or Mass in the density range from 0. 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The OBQ/ROB material may include any Encourages uniform inspection practices for marine petroleum cargo combination of water. sellers. free water. and reconstituted crude oil) and petroleum products that are 1st Edition | October 1994 | Reaffirmed: December 1. 2006 Analysis. This standard is differences in an effort to correct petroleum measurement problems. buyers. and quantity and quality control. 1st Edition | August 1994 | Product Number: H17061SP | Price: $98.5. 2004 transferred from one port to another on marine vessels. (OBQ) prior to loading or material Remaining On-Board (ROB) a vessel on completion of discharge. a standard comprehensive format to record and report essential data 1st Edition | October 1994 | Product Number: H30410SP | Price: $98. Pages: 19 Those steps are the following: (a) Voyage Data Collection. the containers to be used. The Spanish translation of Chapter 17. independent inspectors Chapter 17.00 2nd Edition | October 2003 | Product Number: H1705SP | Price: $101. ‹ This publication is related to an API licensing. normal inspection for use when a marine vessel’s cargo tanks may not be open to the procedures.2 Chapter 17.5 Measurement of Cargoes on Board Tank Vessels—Spanish Guidelines for Cargo Analysis and Reconciliation—Spanish The Spanish translation of Chapter 17. vessel (includes Errata dated September 2004) personnel. The presence of free water is a factor in oil and petroleum products in shore or vessel pipeline systems before and marine custody transfers of bulk petroleum.4. Pages: 55 5th Edition | March 2008 | Product Number: H170105 | Price: $125.4 and other parties with an interest in oil measurement.00 Chapter 17.00 „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog. the care and distribution of the samples. The objective of cargo analysis and onboard (OBQ/ROB). as well as taking the temperatures and samples reconciliation is to determine if a marine petroleum shipment results in required for the marine custody transfer of bulk liquid petroleum cargoes excessive gain or loss. It minimum recommended practices for manual and automatic measurement.6. Pages: 26 Product Number: H17061 | Price: $94. oil residue. This standard applies only to quantification by Chapter 17. These guidelines are intended to provide a basis for analyzing and reconciling the (includes Errata dated April 2000) quantity differences (gains/losses) resulting from marine custody transfer Covers manual portable measurement units (PMUs) through deck-fitted movement(s) of petroleum and petroleum product cargoes. to identify the reason(s) for volume under closed or restricted system measurement conditions. 45 . and LNG.00 include actions by producers. does not address clingage. the vapor control valves (VCVs) and fixed automatic tank gauge (ATG) systems guidelines are complementary to. present in the vessel’s cargo tanks. and the analytical procedures of use in identifying sources of free water 1st Edition | August 1994 | Reaffirmed: July 1.com Chapter 17 Chapter 17. (b) Voyage Data 2nd Edition | May 1999 | Reaffirmed: October 1. pumpability (refer to API MPMS Chapter 3). As such. shore terminal operators.00 Chapter 17. results reproducible at loading and discharge ports.00 Chapter 17. or cargo sampling and accounting for bulk quantities of crude oil (including spiked. It establishes the procedures for obtaining the level vessels often results in a difference between the load port (Bill of Lading) measurements of cargo.00 1st Edition | April 1992 | Reaffirmed: January 1. blended.4 Marine Measurement Method for Quantification of Small Volumes on Marine Vessels This chapter provides guidelines for the measurement and reporting of crude (OBQ/ROB) oil or petroleum product transfers by shore terminal operators.2 Measurement of Cargoes on Board Tank Vessels Covers guidelines for marine cargo analysis and reconciliation. certification.global.Petroleum Measurement Fax Orders: 303-397-2740 Online Orders: www. oil. Activities described Product Number: H30410 | Price: $94. and onboard quantity/remaining and discharge port (Outturn) quantities. but do not replace.6 Guidelines for Determining Fullness of Pipelines Between Vessels and Shore Tanks—Spanish The Spanish translation of Chapter 17.6 Guidelines for Identification of the Source of Free Waters Associated Guidelines for Determining Fullness of Pipelines Between Vessels and With Marine Petroleum Cargo Movements Shore Tanks (includes Errata dated November 1992) Designed to improve the accuracy of custody transfer volumes by Provides guidelines for identifying the source of free waters associated with establishing recommended procedures for determining the amount of crude marine petroleum cargo movements. Use also will simplify Method for Quantification of Small Volumes on Marine Vessels the making of agreements for transferring volumes of petroleum cargoes and will help ensure that the agreements can be clearly interpreted and executed (OBQ/ROB)—Spanish between parties. especially in the case of crude after the liquid is loaded onto or discharged from marine vessels. and if so. oil/water emulsion. This chapter recommends the water samples and volumes to be procedures will improve line fill determination activities and assist in making taken.00 2nd Edition | November 2003 | Product Number: H17052 | Price: $100. not intended for use with pressurized or refrigerated cargoes such as LPG Describes the primary steps for marine cargo analysis and reconciliation. Pages: 25 Product Number: H17022 | Price: $128. vessel owners and their crews. slops.1 „ manual gauging of small volumes on marine vessels prior to loading or upon Guidelines for Marine Cargo Inspection completion of discharge. cargoes in transit. These guidelines specify the policy and sediment.3 Chapter 17. and other parties involved in marine cargo transfer measurement Provides a method for determining the small volumes of On-board Quantity and accountability operations. 2nd Edition | May 1999 | Product Number: H1702SP | Price: $134.5 Guidelines for Cargo Analysis and Reconciliation Chapter 17. 2004 Product Number: H30407 | Price: $105. and pipelines. and (c) Voyage Summary and Reconciliation. customs authorities. These oil cargoes. hydrocarbon vapors. or accreditation program. void spaces. The shipment of petroleum or petroleum products by marine atmosphere. 2004 associated with marine petroleum cargoes.ihs.00 obtained during the marine cargo inspection procedure.00 Chapter 17. Included in this text are sample forms designed to provide The Spanish translation of Chapter 17.2.

2 July 1992 | Product Number: H25240 | Price: $152. The key aim is to provide a single unambiguous figure Product Number: H25142 | Price: $94. Pages: 31 single transfer between the shore and the barge. and vessel-to-vessel transfers. because of unique local operating conditions. It also provides clear guidance on maintenance of quantity data on board the vessel.000 barrels preparation. Pages: 6 Chapter 18 Custody Transfer 1st Edition | September 1995 | Reaffirmed: January 1. or “control factor” to ascertain a corrected barge volume for comparison in conjunction with. ARCO. and LPGs. Pages: 194 Chapter 17.00 This chapter covers application of other measurement standards to unique custody transfer situations. and roof pressures on external floating roof tanks. The resultant ratio may be used as a directed at minimizing cargo contamination and losses. Chapter 17. Pages: 14 or less in capacity) by truck. Pages: 13 Chapter 17. However. This document provides different levels of Describes procedures to encourage uniform custody transfer measurement inspections for typical cargoes and a recommended format for report and testing practices for crude oil gathered from small tanks (1.7 Chapter 17. petroleum products. Evaporation Loss Measurement 1st Edition | August 1998 | Product Number: H1707SP | Price: $98. This publication should be utilized for inland waterway barges.8 2nd Edition | April 1997 | Reaffirmed: February 1. Valdez.Petroleum Measurement Phone Orders: 1-800-854-7179 (Toll-free: U. in the absence of. Pages: 21 Consultant CH2M Hill confirmed the validity of the model used in Publ 2514A by comparing emission test data with predictive emission models 1st Edition | November 2005 | Product Number: H17091 | Price: $146. .00 personnel and crude oil producers and transporters. This publication is of interest to measurement Product Number: H17081 | Price: $94. and Canada) Phone Orders: 303-397-7956 (Local and International) Chapter 17. sampling.9. The model does not appear to apply to crude oil loading of tankers in The Spanish translation of Chapter 17. chemicals. This standard covers all measurement systems commonly used on refrigerated and/or pressurized gas carriers designed to 1st Edition | June 1993 | Product Number: H25580 | Price: $189.00 Guidelines for Pre-Loading Inspection of Marine Vessel Cargo Tanks— Spanish Chapter 19 The Spanish translation of Chapter 17. The methods are Petroleum Institute Marine Transfer Operation Emission Factors applicable to liquid bulk cargoes including crude oil.00 carry those types of cargoes and includes recommended methods for measuring. The study found that the API model adequately predicts emissions for tanks ranging in size from 17. 2007 Product Number: H18012 | Price: $111. Ocean-going barges should use the VEF method.00 product or chemical with an approximate volume of at least 80 % fill of the barge capacity. data validation.9 35. Alaska.8.000 to Chapter 17. The publication contains recommended steps for 1st Edition | August 1998 | Reaffirmed: January 1.10.9 Atmospheric Hydrocarbon Emissions from Marine Vessel Transfer Vessel Experience Factor (VEF) Operations Provides a recommended practice for the calculation and application of a Presents new correlations and emission factors for estimating total VEF and provides guidelines for data compilation.00 Measurement of Refrigerated and/or Pressurized Cargo on Board Marine Gas Carriers Publ 2558 This standard provides guidance to vessel and shore personnel regarding Wind Tunnel Testing of External Floating-Roof Storage Tanks accepted methods for determining quantities of Liquefied Petroleum and Presents the results of a wind tunnel study to determine the local wind Chemical Gas cargoes (excluding LNG) on board refrigerated and/or velocities. and hydrocarbon emissions and evaporative cargo losses from marine vessel recommendations on the appropriate use of VEF during custody transfer loading and ballasting operations. certification. Pages: 80 1st Edition|November 2007| Product Number: H1701002 | Price: $109.00 for VEFL or VEFD and to remove the possibility of any arbitrary inclusion or exclusion of data on the part of the individual(s) performing the final Publ 2524 calculation. 2006 application of VEFs. documenting and reporting quantities on board these vessels. These procedures apply to a considered a summary of best practices used within the industry.00 developed by API. Impact Assessment of New Data on the Validity of American compartmental VEFs. specific client guidelines.00 46 „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog. calculation of VEFs and 2nd Edition | September 1981 | Reaffirmed: July 1. or accreditation program. 2004 manually determining the quantity and quality of crude oil being transferred in trucks under field conditions. ‹ This publication is related to an API licensing. using a light or medium 1st Edition | September 2008 | Product Number: H170121 | Price: $129. pressurized carriers. no known test data invalidates the model for predicting crude oil loading 1st Edition | November 2005 | Product Number: H1709SP | Price: $154. Also provides instruction for parcel tankers. This document should be against future shore delivery or receipt volumes. part cargoes. wind directions.00 emissions from carriers smaller than very large crude carriers in the lower 48 states.00 Publ 2514A Chapter 17.000 dead weight tons and for tanks being loaded within the lower-48 Vessel Experience Factor (VEF) —Spanish states.8 Chapter 18. Pages: 23 involving marine tank vessels.1 Guidelines for Pre-Loading Inspection of Marine Vessel Cargo Tanks Measurement Procedures for Crude Oil Gathered From Small Tanks Outlines procedures for determining that cargo tanks and associated loading by Truck equipment of marine vessels are clean and in appropriate condition to receive the intended cargoes. and Exxon.S. 2007 Product Number: H17071 | Price: $94.12 „ Recommended Practices for Developing Barge Control Factors Procedure for Bulk Liquid Chemical Cargo Inspection by Cargo (Volume Ratio) Inspectors Describes the procedure to determine a fixed barge/shore ratio that can be The purpose this document is to provide systematic cargo measurement used either when no reliable vessel experience factor (VEF) is available or to procedures for use primarily by cargo inspectors and to specify procedures verify and validate an existing VEF.

1st Edition | June 1997 | Reaffirmed: March 1. blanketed with an inert gas.3.00 „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog. This this document. The (Previously Publication 2518) standard specifies the test apparatus. 2007 Product Number: H19013 | Price: $122.1 rim seals used on external floating-roof tanks. and Contains an improved method for estimating the total evaporative losses or calculation procedures to be used. The existing Breathing.00 3rd Edition | March 2002 | Reaffirmed: January 5.1. and leakage losses encountered in low-pressure tanks emission factors for floating-roof tanks are based on the assumption that the (atmospheric to 15 psig) are discussed in this bulletin. vented to a vapor processing unit. test procedures and calculation procedures to be are closed.3.00 • the fate of vapors after they have left the tank (other accounting for the efficiency of the control device). This study sought to quantify these floating-roof Product Number: H25160 | Price: $94. tanks vented only through a pressure-vacuum Chapter 19. Additional equations for calculating these values.00 Chapter 19. liquid heel (free-standing stock liquid) and cleaning the remaining deposits comparisons with test data.2. This subject is not covered in other API standards such as the the test values and their associated uncertainty. a sensitivity analysis of the loss equation. certification. and to result in more uniformity in the Product Number: H19022 | Price: $159.00 Describes the procedures to establish evaporative rim-seal loss factors for Chapter 19. 2006 roof is no longer floating. Part B relief vent.00 Chapter 19. The standard specifies the test tanks (IFRTs) with closed vents.com TR 2567 Chapter 19. as well as organic compounds that leave the tank as vapor during the tank cleaning for tanks with external-type floating roofs that also have a freely vented fixed process. or (Previously Publications 2517 and 2519) • emissions that may be expelled by the vacuum pump of a vacuum truck Contains methods for estimating the total evaporative losses or the or suction pump. The emissions addressed in this report are MPMS Chapter 19.ihs. Pages: 12 emissions may occur. Pages: 83 report is intended to reduce the effort required to generate a good faith 2nd Edition | September 2003 | Reaffirmed: August 15. When the vents in the fixed roof of an IFRT apparatus.Petroleum Measurement Fax Orders: 303-397-2740 Online Orders: www. or otherwise restricted from being freely vented). and of stock liquid mixed with residue and water (sludge) from the bottoms of other pertinent information that was developed during the preparation of API aboveground storage tanks. It does not address emissions that may result from the handling of roof. 2007 as petrochmeical stocks like ethanol).1A Evaporative Loss from Storage Tank Floating Roof Landings Evaporation Loss From Low-pressure Tanks The purpose of this study was to investigate storage tank emissions that may (Previously Bull 2516) result from landing and subsequently refloating a floating roof.2 • the fate of sludge after it has left the tank (or emissions that may occur Evaporative Loss From Floating-roof Tanks during sludge treatment or disposal). instruments. This type of tank is referred to as a covered floating-roof tank (CFRT) in liquids or sludge after such materials have been removed from the tank. or accreditation program. instruments.1 “Evaporative Loss From Fixed-roof Tanks” Evaporative Loss from the Cleaning of Storage Tanks (includes Errata dated June 1994) Provides guidance for estimating emissions that result from removing the Presents information on the development of theoretical equations.1. and measuring the concentration of the test (includes Addendum dated August 2008) liquid vapor in the air streams entering and leaving the test chamber. The test method involves measuring This technical report addresses evaporative loss from internal floating-roof the weight loss of a test assembly over time.00 resulting emissions estimates Pages: 47 1st Edition | November 2007 | Product Number: H25680 | Price: $103. 2008 estimate of tank cleaning emissions. equivalent atmospheric hydrocarbon emissions from external floating-roof In other words. Pages: 26 1st Edition | April 2005 | Product Number: H256701 | Price: $102. 47 . estimation of emissions is shown to be highly used. The test method involves passing a controlled flow rate of air through a test chamber that contains a Evaporative Loss From Fixed-roof Tanks test liquid and a test rim seal.00 roof. if the tank is emptied such that the floating 1st Edition | March 1962 | Reaffirmed: February 1. It also addresses the variables to be measured. format for reporting the test values.global. Product Number: H1903B | Price: $118.00 landing loss emissions.1D Documentation File for API Manual of Petroleum Measurement TR 2568 Standards Chapter 19. This report does not address: 1st Edition | March 1993 | Product Number: H30553 | Price: $166. and MPMS Chapter 19. test procedures. Pages: 26 Air Concentration Test Method—Rim-seal Loss Factors for Floating- roof Tanks 1st Edition | August 2008 | Product Number: H25690 | Price: $103. Chapter 19. which also provides floating roof is continuously floating on the stored stock liquid. if such devices are used in the tank cleaning process. which specifically excludes closed internal floating-roof tanks (that is. Part A Wind Tunnel Test Method for the Measurement of Deck-fitting Loss TR 2569 „ Factors for External Floating-roof Tanks Evaporative Loss from Closed-vent Internal Floating-roof Storage Describes the procedures to establish evaporative loss factors for deck Tanks fittings on external floating-roof tanks. however. Pages: 27 Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards (MPMS). Pages: 190 those that leave the tank during the tank cleaning process. It also addresses the variables to be the equivalent atmospheric hydrocarbon emissions from fixed-roof tanks that measured. and their associated contain multicomponent hydrocarbon mixture stocks (such as petroleum uncertainty. Pages: 30 liquid stocks like crude oils) or single-component hydrocarbon stocks (such 1st Edition | August 1997 | Reaffirmed: July 24. ‹ This publication is related to an API licensing. this report addresses the estimation of the mass of volatile tanks (EFRTs) and freely vented internal floating-roof tanks (IFRTs). format for reporting complex. 2007 which specifically excludes fixed-roof tanks that have an internal floating Product Number: H1903A | Price: $118. rather than open. working. Chapter 19.

up to 50 % water on a volumetric basis.00 48 „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog. Part C Chapter 19. but also the provision of evidence that this methodology will produce a quality measurement in the intended environment. These deck-seam loss factors and measurement systems. and any other fluids that are present in the effluent stream of a single well. Provides guidance for the administration of the former API Tank Seals and however. Part F Product Number: G08501 | Price: $119.00 this evidence will take the form of a statement of the uncertainty of the measurement.00 Chapter 20 Chapter 19. Part H equipment and perform S&W analysis with multi-skilled operations Tank Seals and Fittings Certification—Administration personnel as opposed to laboratory chemists. Included are recommendations for metering. In particular. Pages: 31 1st Edition | August 1993 | Reaffirmed: October 1. and calculation procedures to be various aspects of the use of subsea wet-gas flowmeters in allocation used.3. instruments. The techniques described. Pages: 12 This requires the definition not only of the methodology which is to be 1st Edition | March 1997 | Reaffirmed: March 1. and marine vessel transfer operations establish product specific loss factors in terms of loss rate and seal gap handling multi-component hydrocarbon mixtures (such as crude oils and area.1 Allocation Measurement Establishes a uniform method for measuring evaporative deck-seam loss factors and deck-joint loss factors of mechanically-joined deck seams that Provides design and operating guidelines for liquid and gas allocation are used on internal floating-roof tanks.S. 2006 1st Edition | June 2001 | Reaffirmed: December 3.00 Product Number: H1903D | Price: $118. Part D Allocation Measurement of Oil and Natural Gas Fugitive Emission Test Method for the Measurement of Deck-seam Loss Factors for Internal Floating-roof Tanks Chapter 20. calibrating and calculating procedures.00 Evaporative Loss Factor for Storage Tanks Certification Program RP 86 Describes the specific test protocols required under API’s former Tank Seals Recommended Practice for Measurement of Multiphase Flow and Fittings Certification Program. Marinization. data handling and Containing from Two to Fifty Percent Water by Volume submission.00 RP 85 Chapter 19.3. and the Addresses how the user measures (multiphase) flow rates of oil.3.00 Product Number: H1903C | Price: $118. foremost. These installations are generally subject to motion and vibrations.Petroleum Measurement Phone Orders: 1-800-854-7179 (Toll-free: U. 2007 Product Number: H30701 | Price: $105. This publication includes the requirements for equipment used. Pages: 77 1st Edition | July 1998 | Reaffirmed: October 1.3. 2002 Product Number: H1903H | Price: $118. Pages: 30 meter testing are important topics included here.00 1st Edition | March 2003 | Reaffirmed: August 14. This chapter specifies the test level between meters in the system. Product Number: H1903F | Price: $118. but. procedures for data submission. Pages: 12 Provides the user with recommended ‘field’ methods of sampling. 2008 Chapter 19. 2002 handling and analysis for high water content streams up to 50 % water on a Product Number: H1903G | Price: $118. sample 1st Edition | March 1997 | Reaffirmed: March 1.00 Covers the requirements to become a certified testing facility as part of the former API Tank Seals and Fittings Certification Program. As a guide. emphasizing how the uncertainty statement was derived. and that equitably accommodates variances in the uncertainty for deck fittings on internal floating-roof tanks. or accreditation program. Most often. static deck-joint loss factors are to be determined in terms of their loss rate at measurement. certification. this RP targets describes the steps in the certification process. and Canada) Phone Orders: 303-397-7956 (Local and International) Chapter 19. this RP was developed giving consideration to offshore installations (both floating and fixed platforms). 2002 employed. test procedures.3. abnormal operation. operation. specified pressure differences across the deck seam or deck joint for Pages: 67 certification purposes. proving. water. The document included detailed methods for guidelines for sampling. Pages: 29 gasoline) associated with petroleum operations.3. sample handling and analysis for high water content monitoring and analysis of tests conducted on individual devices and streams. sampling. have minimal laboratory Chapter 19. are applicable to onshore locations. and values. procedures used by API to analyze data submitted as part of the program. Chapter 19. The standard also addresses the requirements for reporting test report measurement systems. Pages: 53 a relative accuracy of 5 % of reading up to a maximum of 50 % water 1st Edition | March 1998 | Reaffirmed: March 1.4 Weight Loss Test Method for the Measurement of Rim-seal Loss Recommended Practice for Speciation of Evaporative Losses Factors for Internal Floating-roof Tanks (includes Errata dated March 2007) Provides a uniform method for measuring evaporative loss from rim seals Contains recommended methods for estimating specific organic compound used on aboveground storage tanks. ‹ This publication is related to an API licensing.00 volumetric basis. and other factors to assure data integrity. 2007 document proposes techniques to be used in the allocation of total production to individual contributing streams. Provides design and operating Fittings Certification Program. . It covers testing and certification requirements for testing facilities. gas. this 1st Edition | May 1997 | Reaffirmed: December 3. Part G Pages: 78 Certified Loss Factor Testing Laboratory Registration 1st Edition | September 2005 | Product Number: G08601 | Price: $164. Part E Use of Subsea Wet-gas Flowmeters in Allocation Measurement Weight Loss Test Method for the Measurement of Deck-fitting Loss Systems Factors for Internal Floating-roof Tanks Presents a recommended allocation methodology that best fits the Describes the test methods to be used to establish evaporative loss factors application. Pages: 64 Product Number: H1903E | Price: $118. It is intended to advise the user on apparatus. 2007 2nd Edition | September 2005 | Product Number: H19042 | Price: $118. This information can be utilized to emissions from storage tanks. Certified facilities RP 87 conduct evaporative loss testing on seals and fittings for aboveground Recommended Practice for Field Analysis of Crude Oil Samples storage tanks using testing protocols developed by API.

• Instruments or devices used to monitor and/or record operating condi- tions. and verification and security. 49 . The and security.00 to systems using turbine or positive displacement meters. selection. mary elements of the differential pressure metering devices under stan- calculational algorithms. use. or accreditation program.00 1st Edition | August 2000 | Reaffirmed: March 1.1 gies.2 Std 2560 Flow Measurement—Electronic Liquid Measurement Reconciliation of Liquid Pipeline Quantities Provides guidance for the effective use of electronic liquid measurement Provides methodologies for monitoring liquid pipeline loss/gain.2.2-A1 the reader needs to carefully review the source of the data in the documents Addendum 1 to Flow Measurement Using Electronic Metering when utilizing the information. Systems 1st Edition | May 2004 | Product Number: H25661 | Price: $123. This standard provides custody transfer measurement State of the Art Multiphase Flow Metering procedures for pipeline and other electronic liquid metering systems Provides information on multiphase flow metering systems gleaned from including design.5 % and for 20 % water content is ± 1. Pages: 19 scope and field of application of API MPMS Chapter 12. This protocol is designed to supply industry with Flow Measurement Using Electronic Metering Systems a comparable description of the capabilities of these devices for the Describes standard practices and minimum specifications for electronic measurement of single-phase fluid flow when they are used under similar measurement systems used in the measurement and recording of flow operating conditions. certification.00 published documents have not necessarily been verified by an independent body. 2005 installation conditions for which the stated uncertainties apply. Electronic Gas Measurement • Provide a standardized vehicle for validating manufacturer’s performance specifications. 2006 Product Number: H2102A | Price: $58.2 the corresponding absolute accuracy for a 10 % water content stream is Testing Protocols—Differential Pressure Flow Measurement Devices ± 0.00 1st Edition | August 2005 | Product Number: H220201 | Price: $84.2 are recommended for new measurement applications. The objectives of this Testing Protocol are to: parameters. calibration. dardized testing protocol. The listing of these references in the Appendix 2 is intended to provide a comprehensive source of data and information on multiphase metering. data availability.com content as a qualifier for various methods described herein. calibration. Use of the measurement systems must fall within the Troubleshooting suggestions are also presented.00 „ This publication is a new entry in this catalog. equipment installation. Guidance applies to systems using on-line CTL and CPL compensation. 1st Edition | June 1998 | Reaffirmed: June 1. Guidance applies 1st Edition | December 2003 | Product Number: H25601 | Price: $76. auditing.00 Chapter 21. • Devices or instruments used to monitor. • Facilitate both the understanding and the introduction of new technolo- Chapter 21. Pages: 60 documentation was prepared from information obtained through mid-2002. Pages: 38 • Quantify the uncertainty of these devices and define the operating and 1st Edition | August 1993 | Reaffirmed: July 1. calculate. or measure key param- eters in custody transfer applications.1 Testing Protocols—General Guidelines for Developing Testing Protocols for Devices Used in the Measurement of Hydrocarbon Fluids Intended to be a guideline for the development of testing protocols to document the performance characteristics of any of the following hydrocarbon fluid measurement devices: • Meter or device designed for measurement of flow. Chapter 21. Topics covered include definitions.0 %. audit and reporting requirements.global. For example.00 Chapter 22. This chapter covers natural gas fluid and petroleum and • Ensure that the user of any differential pressure flow meter knows the per- petroleum product custody transfer applications using industry-recognized formance characteristics of the meter over a range of Reynolds numbers primary measurement devices. following conditions.7) 1st Edition | August 2007 | Product Number: G08701 | Price: $87. and for systems for custody transfer measurement of liquid hydrocarbons under the determining the normal loss/gain level for any given pipeline system. Chapter 22. 2004 It should be noted that the indicated performances data stated in these Product Number: H21021 | Price: $185. 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