Hydrocarbon Processing Industry
(Petrochemical, Chemical)

The Hydrocarbon Processing Industry (HPI) market, encompassing petroleum refining, gas processing, petrochemical and chemical, is a foundational field for all industry. In the HPI market, many kinds of analytical and measuring instruments are used for quality control purposes and process management.
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Analytical Techniques

Standard & Regulation

Analysis Target

Literature

Hydrocarbon Analysis by Chromatography

Gas Chromatography System GC (GC Analyzers)

Gas Chromatography
System GC (GC Analyzers)

Applicable Method

Natural Gas Analysis (ASTM D1945/D1946/D3588, GPA 2177/2186/2261/2286, ISO 6975)
Refinery Gas Analysis (ASTM D2163/D7833, UOP 539)
Gasoline/Fuel Analysis (ASTM D3606/D4815/D5580/D7423, UOP 960)
Detailed Hydrocarbon Analysis (ASTM D5134/D6729/D6730/D6733)
Transformer Oil Gas Analysis (ASTN D3612)
Simulated Distillation Analysis (ASTM D2887/D3710/D6352/D7213/D7500/D7169, ISO 3924)
Other Various Standard compliant systems

Liquid Chromatography

Liquid Chromatography

Applicable Method

Individual Furanic Components in Transformer Oil (ASTM D5837, IEC 61198)
Aromatics in Fuel Oil (ASTM D6379/D6591, EN 12916, IP391/436/548)

Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometry

Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometry

Applicable Method

Volatile Organic Compounds analysis (EPA 8270B)
Arsine Phosphine in Ethylene

Liquid Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometry

Liquid Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometry

Applicable Method

Additives in Polymers analysis

Elemental Analysis

ICP Emission Spectrometer

ICP Emission Spectrometer

Applicable Method

Elements analysis in Lubricating oil and Fuel oil (ASTM D4951/D5184, UOP 389/303/714, APHA 3120)

ICP Mass Spectrometer

ICP Mass Spectrometer

Applicable Method

Trace Elements analysis in Naphtha

Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

Applicable Method

Elements analysis in Oil and Water Additives in Polymers (ASTM D6595/D3237/D3567/D3605/D3635/D3831/D3919/D4628)

Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer

Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer

Applicable Method

Sulfur analysis in Oil (ASTM D5839/D4294/C114, ISO 8754)

TOC Analyzer

TOC Analyzer

Applicable Method

Total Organic Carbon Analysis in Various Type of Water, High Salt Content Water(ASTM D7573, EN 1484, EPA 415.1, APHA 5310B)

On-line TOC Analyzer

On-line TOC Analyzer

Applicable Method

On-line Water Quality Analysis

Oil and Fuel analysis by Molecular Spectroscopy

FTIR Spectrophotometer

FTIR Spectrophotometer

Applicable Method

FAME analysis in Biodiesel (ASTM D7371, EN 14078)
Condition Monitoring of Lubricant oil (ASTM E2412/D7418/D7414/D7415/D7412)

UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

Applicable Method

Naphthalene analysis in Turbine Fuels (ASTM D1840)
Analysis of Ultraviolet Absorbance (ASTM D2008)

Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Applicable Method

Measuring Oil in Water (ASTM D5412)

Materials Characterization

Thermal Analyzers

Thermal Analyzers

Applicable Method

Thermal Properties of Polymers DSC, TGA, TG/DTA, TMA(ASTM D3417/D3418/D4419/D4591/D5483/D3850/D6370/D6375)

Particle Size Analyzer

Particle Size Analyzer

Applicable Method

Particle Size Analysis

X-Ray Diffractometer

X-Ray Diffractometer

Applicable Method

Analysis of Crystalline Materials
Evaluation of catalyst

Testing Machines

Testing Machines

Applicable Method

Determination of tensile properties (ISO 527, JIS K7161)
Tensile Test for Plastics (ASTM D638)

ASTM Standards

No. Title System Details
ASTM D638 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics Tensile Test Methods for Plastics
ASTM D790 Standard Test Methods for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials Flexural Test Methods for Plastics
ASTM D1840 Standard Test Method for Naphthalene Hydrocarbons in Aviation Turbine Fuels by Ultraviolet Spectrophotometry UV-Vis-NIR Spectroscopy
ASTM D2008 Standard Test Method for Ultraviolet Absorbance and Absorptivity of Petroleum Products
ASTM D1945 Standard Test Method for Analysis of Natural Gas by Gas Chromatography Natural Gas Analysis
LPG Analysis System
ASTM D1946 Standard Practice for Analysis of Reformed Gas by Gas Chromatography
ASTM D3588 Standard Practice for Calculating Heat Value, Compressibility Factor, and Relative Density of Gaseous Fuels
ASTM D2163 Standard Test Method for Determination of Hydrocarbons in Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases and Propane/Propene Mixtures by Gas Chromatography RGA System
High-speed RGA System
Extend RGA System
ASTM D2504 Standard Test Method for Noncondensable Gases in C2 and Lighter Hydrocarbon Products by Gas Chromatography
ASTN D7833 Standard Test Method for Determination of Hydrocarbons and Non-Hydrocarbon Gases in Gaseous Mixtures by Gas Chromatography
ASTM D2887 Standard Test Method for Boiling Range Distribution of Petroleum Fractions by Gas Chromatography Distillation Gas Chromatograph System
ASTM D3710 Standard Test Method for Boiling Range Distribution of Gasoline and Gasoline Fractions by Gas Chromatography
ASTM D5307 Standard Test Method for Determination of Boiling Range Distribution of Crude Petroleum by Gas Chromatography
ASTM D6352 Standard Test Method for Boiling Range Distribution of Petroleum Distillates in Boiling Range from 174℃ to 700℃ by Gas Chromatography
ASTM D6417 Standard Test Method for Estimation of Engine Oil Volatility by Capillary Gas Chromatography
ASTM D7096 Standard Test Method for Determination of the Boiling Range Distribution of Gasoline by Wide-Bore Capillary Gas Chromatography
ASTM D7169 Standard Test Method for Boiling Point Distribution of Samples with Residues Such as Crude Oils and Atmospheric and Vacuum Residues by High Temperature Gas Chromatography
ASTM D 7500 Standard Test Method for Determination of Boiling Range Distribution of Distillates and Lubricating Base Oils - in Boiling Range from 100℃ to 735℃ by Gas Chromatography
ASTM D3237 Standard Test Method for Lead in Gasoline by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
ASTM D3605 Standard Test Method for Trace Metals in Gas Turbine Fuels by Atomic Absorption and Flame Emission Spectroscopy
ASTM D3635 Standard Test Method for Dissolved Copper In Electrical Insulating Oil By Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
ASTM D3831 Standard Test Method for Manganese in Gasoline By Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
ASTM D3919 Standard Practice for Measuring Trace Elements in Water by Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
ASTM D4628 Standard Test Method for Analysis of Barium, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc in Unused Lubricating Oils by Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
ASTM D5863 Standard Test Methods for Determination of Nickel, Vanadium, Iron, and Sodium in Crude Oils and Residual Fuels by Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
ASTM D6595 Standard Test Method for Determination of Wear Metals and Contaminants in Used Lubricating Oils or Used Hydraulic Fluids by Rotating Disc Electrode Atomic Emission Spectrometry
ASTM D3417 Standard Test Method for Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) Thermal Analysis
ASTM D3418 Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM D3850 Standard Test Method for Rapid Thermal Degradation of Solid Electrical Insulating Materials By Thermogravimetric Method (TGA)
ASTM D4419 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Transition Temperatures of Petroleum Waxes by Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
ASTM D4591 Standard Test Method for Determining Temperatures and Heats of Transitions of Fluoropolymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM D5483 Standard Test Method for Oxidation Induction Time of Lubricating Greases by Pressure Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM D6370 Standard Test Method for Rubber - Compositional Analysis by Thermogravimetry (TGA)
ASTM D6375 Standard Test Method for Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Oils by Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA) Noack Method
ASTM D3606 Standard Test Method for Determination of Benzene and Toluene in Spark Ignition Fuels by Gas Chromatography Gasoline/Fuel Analysis System
ASTM D4815 Standard Test Method for Determination of MTBE, ETBE, TAME, DIPE, tertiary-Amyl Alcohol and C1 to C4 Alcohols in Gasoline by Gas Chromatography
ASTM D5580 Standard Test Method for Determination of Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, p/m-Xylene, o-Xylene, C9 and Heavier Aromatics, and Total Aromatics in Finished Gasoline by Gas Chromatography
ASTM D7423 Standard Test Method for Determination of Oxygenates in C2, C3, C4, and C5 Hydrocarbon Matrices by Gas Chromatography and Flame Ionization Detection
ASTM D3612 Standard Test Method for Analysis of Gases Dissolved in Electrical Insulating Oil by Gas Chromatography Transformer Oil Gas Analysis System (TOGA)
ASTM D3695 Standard Test Method for Volatile Alcohols in Water by Direct Aqueous-Injection Gas Chromatography Alcohol in Water Analysis System
ASTM D4294 Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy
ASTM D5839 Standard Test Method for Trace Element Analysis of Hazardous Waste Fuel by Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry
ASTM D4492 Standard Test Method for Analysis of Benzene by Gas Chromatography Impurities in Benzene Analysis System
ASTM D4735 Standard Test Method for Determination of Trace Thiophene in Refined Benzene by Gas Chromatography Trace Sulfur Analysis System
ASTM D5504 Standard Test Method for Determination of Sulfur Compounds in Natural Gas and Gaseous Fuels by Gas Chromatography and Chemiluminescence
ASTM D6228 Standard Test Method for Determination of Sulfur Compounds in Natural Gas and Gaseous Fuels by Gas Chromatography and Flame Photometric Detection
ASTM D4951 Standard Test Method for Determination of Additive Elements in Lubricating Oils by Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectroscopy
ASTM D5184 Standard Test Methods for Determination of Aluminum and Silicon in Fuel Oils by Ashing, Fusion, Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry, and Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
ASTM D5708 Standard Test Methods for Determination of Nickel, Vanadium, and Iron in Crude Oils and Residual Fuels by Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) Atomic Emission Spectrometry
ASTM D5134 Standard Test Method for Detailed Analysis of Petroleum Naphthas through n-Nonane by Capillary Gas Chromatography Detailed Hydrocarbon Analysis (DHA) System
ASTM D6729 Standard Test Method for Determination of Individual Components in Spark Ignition Engine Fuels by 100 Metre Capillary High Resolution Gas Chromatography
ASTM D6730 Standard Test Method for Determination of Individual Components in Spark Ignition Engine Fuels by 100 - Metre Capillary (with Precolumn) High-Resolution Gas Chromatography
ASTM D6733 Standard Test Method for Determination of Individual Components in Spark Ignition Engine Fuels by 50 - Metre Capillary High Resolution Gas Chromatography
ASTM D5186 Standard Test Method for Determination of the Aromatic Content and Polynuclear Aromatic Content of Diesel Fuels and Aviation Turbine Fuels By Supercritical Fluid Chromatography Supercritical Fluid Chromatograph System
ASTM D5412 Standard Test Method for Quantification of Complex Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Mixtures or Petroleum Oils in Water Fluorescence Spectroscopy
ASTM D5713 Standard Test Method for Analysis of High Purity Benzene for Cyclohexane Feedstock by Capillary Gas Chromatography High Purity Benzene Analysis System
ASTM D5837 Standard Test Method for Furanic Compounds in Electrical Insulating Liquids by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Liquid Chromatography
ASTM D6379 Standard Test Method for Determination of Aromatic Hydrocarbon Types in Aviation Fuels and Petroleum Distillates - High Performance Liquid Chromatography Method with Refractive Index Detection Liquid Chromatography
ASTM D6591 Standard Test Method for Determination of Aromatic Hydrocarbon Types in Middle Distillates - High Performance Liquid Chromatography Method with Refractive Index Detection
ASTM D6584 Standard Test Method for Determination of Total Monoglycerides, Total Diglycerides, Total Triglycerides, and Free and Total Glycerin in B-100 Biodiesel Methyl Esters by Gas Chromatography Analysis of Glycerin in Biodiesel Fuel
ASTM D7573 Standard Test Method for Total Carbon and Organic Carbon in Water by High Temperature Catalytic Combustion and Infrared Detection Total Organic Carbon Analysis
ASTM D7371 Standard Test Method for Determination of Biodiesel (Fatty Acid Methyl Esters) Content in Diesel Fuel Oil Using Mid Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR-ATR-PLS Method) FTIR Spectroscopy

ISO Standards

No. Title System Details
ISO 178 Plastics -- Determination of flexural properties Flexural Test Methods for Plastics: ISO 178 and JIS K 7171
ISO 527 Plastics -- Determination of tensile properties Tensile Test Methods for Plastics: ISO 527 and JIS K 7161
ISO 3924 Petroleum products -- Determination of boiling range distribution -- Gas chromatography method Distillation Gas Chromatograph System
ISO 6892 Metallic materials -- Tensile testing Universal / Tensile Testing Machine
ISO 6974-3 Natural gas -- Determination of composition with defined uncertainty by gas chromatography -- Part 3: Determination of hydrogen, helium, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide and hydrocarbons up to C8 using two packed columns Natural Gas Analysis
LPG Analysis System
ISO 6974-4 Natural gas -- Determination of composition with defined uncertainty by gas chromatography -- Part 4: Determination of nitrogen, carbon dioxide and C1 to C5 and C6+ hydrocarbons for a laboratory and on-line measuring system using two columns
ISO 8754 Petroleum products -- Determination of sulfur content -- Energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry Energy Dispersive X-ray
Fluorescence
Spectroscopy
ISO 20847 Petroleum products -- Determination of sulfur content of automotive fuels -- Energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry

Other Standards

No. Title System Details
EN 1484 Water analysis. Guidelines for the determination of total organic carbon (TOC) and dissolved organic carbon (DOC) Total Organic Carbon Analysis
EN 12916 Petroleum products - Determination of aromatic hydrocarbon types in middle distillates - High performance liquid chromatography method with refractive index detection Liquid Chromatography
EN 14078 Liquid petroleum products - Determination of fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) content in middle distillates. Infrared spectrometry method FTIR Spectroscopy
EN 14103 Fat and oil derivatives - Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) - Determination of ester and linolenic acid methyl ester contents Gas Chromatography
EN 14105 Fat and oil derivatives - Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) - Determination of free and total glycerol and mono-, di-, triglyceride contents
EN 14110 Fat and oil derivatives - Fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) - Determination of methanol content
EN 15199 Petroleum products - Determination of boiling range distribution by gas chromatography method. Crude oil Distillation Gas Chromatograph System
EPA 415.1 Organic Carbon, Total (Combustion or Oxidation) Total Organic Carbon Analysis
EPA 625 Semivolatile Organic Compounds by Isotope Dilution GC/MS Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometry
EPA 8270 Semivolatile Organic Compounds by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)
GPA 2177 Analysis of Natural Gas Liquid Mixtures Containing Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide by Gas Chromatography Natural Gas Analysis System
GPA 2186 Method for the Extended Analysis of Hydrocarbon Liquid Mixtures Containing Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide by Temperature Programmed Gas Chromatography
GPA 2261 Analysis for Natural Gas and Similar
Gaseous Mixtures by Gas Chromatography
GPA 2286 Method for the Extended Analysis for Natural Gas and Similar Gaseous Mixtures by Temperature Program Gas Chromatography
IP 391 Determination of aromatic hydrocarbon types in middle distillates - High performance liquid chromatography method with refractive index detection Liquid Chromatography
IP 436 Determination of aromatic hydrocarbon types in aviation fuels and petroleum distillates - High performance liquid chromatography method with refractive index detection
IP 548 Determination of aromatic hydrocarbon types in middle distillates - High performance liquid chromatography method with refractive index detection
IP 406 Determination of boiling range distribution by gas chromatography Distillation Gas Chromatograph System
IP 480 Determination of boiling range distribution by gas chromatography method - Part 1: Middle distillates and lubricating base oils
IP 507 Determination of boiling range distribution by gas chromatography method - Part 2: Heavy distillates and residual fuels
IP 585 Determination of fatty acid methyl esters (FAME), derived from bio-diesel fuel, in aviation turbine fuel - GC-MS with selective ion monitoring/scan detection method Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometry
JIS K-2254 Petroleum products - Determination of distillation characteristics Distillation Gas Chromatograph System
JIS K-2536-2 Liquid petroleum products - Testing method of components
Part 2: Determination of total components by gas chromatography
PONA Analysis (GC)
JIS K 7136 Plastics-Determination of haze for transparent materials Haze Evaluation of Plastic Sheets and Films - Haze Measurement Using ISR-1503 Integrating Sphere Attachment -
JIS K 7161 Plastics-Determination of tensile properties Tensile Test Methods for Plastics: ISO 527 and JIS K 7161
JIS K 7171 Plastics-Determination of flexural properties Flexural Test Methods for Plastics: ISO 178 and JIS K 7171
JIS K 7312 Physical testing methods for molded products of thermosetting polyurethane elastomers Measurement of Friction Coefficients of Films
UOP 539 Refinery Gas Analysis by GC RGA System
High-speed RGA System
Extend RGA System
UOP 543 Trace Non-Aromatic Hydrocarbons in High-Purity Aromatics by GC Non-Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Aromatics
UOP 551 C6 and Lower Boiling Hydrocarbons in Olefin Free Naphthas by GC C6 and Lower Boiling Hydrocarbons in Olefin Free Naphthas
UOP 603 Trace CO and CO2 in Hydrogen and Light Gaseous Hydrocarbons by GC Trace CO and CO2 in Hydrogen/ Light Gaseous Hydrocarbons
UOP 621 Boiling Point Distribution of Hydrocarbons by Gas Chromatography Boiling Point Distributions of Liquid Hydrocarbons
UOP 690 C8 and Lower Boiling Paraffins and Naphthenes in Low-Olefin Hydrocarbons by GC Octans and Lower Boiling Hydrocarbons in Olefin-Free Gasolines
UOP 720 Impurities in, and Purity of, High Purity p-Xylene by GC Impurities in p-Xylene Analysis
UOP 725 Pentenes and Lower Boiling Hydrocarbons in Olefinic Gasolines by GC Lower Boiling Hydrocarbons in Olefinic Gasolines
UOP 744 Aromatics in Hydrocarbons by GC C10 or Lower Boiling Aromatics Analysis
UOP 798 Trace p-DEB or Indan in C8 Aromatics and Trace C8 Aromatics in p-DEB by GC p-DEB in C8 Aromatics Analysis
UOP 831 Hydrocarbons in Sulfolane by GC Hydrocarbons in Sulfolane Analysis
UOP 868 Trace Saturates in High Purity Aromatics by GC Trace Saturates in Pure Aromatics
UOP 870 Carbon Number Distribution of Paraffins, Naphthenes and Aromatics by GC Carbon Number Distribution of Paraffins, Naphthenes and Aromatics
UOP 899 Trace Hydrocarbons in Hydrogen, Hydrocarbon Gases or LPG by GC Trace Hydrocarbons in LPG Analysis
UOP 931 Trace Impurities in Mixed Xylenes by GC Trace Impurities in Xylenes
UOP 960 Trace Oxygenated Hydrocarbons in Gaseous, LPG and Liquid Hydrocarbon Streams by GC Trace Oxygenated Hydrocarbons in Liquid Hydrocarbon Streams

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