Spafford, L.

Metrohm USA, Riverview, Florida

Lori Spafford is the Product Manager for Titration for Metrohm USA. She holds a BS degree in chemistry from St. Joseph’s College in Indiana, and has more than 10 years of experience in the chemical, food and beverage, and environmental industries. During her prior three years as an applications chemist at Metrohm USA, she focused on the development of thermometric titration. Ms. Spafford has successfully brought innovative solutions to difficult applications in a variety of industries.

New method to measure TAN of crude oil and refinery distillation fractions

Many refiners look at discounted opportunity crudes as a way to improve their margin spread. The growing varieties of discounted opportunity crudes on the market contain certain risks for the purchaser, such as high naphthenic acid or sulfur content.