July 2009

Special Report: Liquefied Natural Gas Developments

Consider investing in a standard-compliant process analyzer

High profits are realized with accurate vapor pressure testing

Pichler, H., Sauer, O., Grabner Instruments Messtechnik GmbH

  Vapor pressure is an important physical property of volatile liquids especially gasoline, gasoline-oxygenate blends, crude oil and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The reasons to invest in standard-compliant vapor pressure process analyzers are of crucial interest for refineries, pipelines, terminals and offshore plants will be explained Compliance with governmental regulations. Vapor pressure provides an indication of fuel performance under different operating conditions—whether a fuel will cause vapor locks at high ambient temperatures or high altitudes, or will provide easy starting at low ambient temperatures. Petroleum product specifications are regulated by various gov

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