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Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oil by Distillation

ASTM-D4006 - 2016 EDITION - SUPERSEDED
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Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oil by Distillation
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Scope

1.1 This test method covers the determination of water in crude oil by distillation.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific warning statements, see 6.1 and A1.1.

Significance and Use

4.1 A knowledge of the water content of crude oil is important in the refining, purchase, sale, or transfer of crude oils.

4.2 This test method may not be suitable for crude oils that contain alcohols that are soluble in water. In cases where the impact on the results may be significant, the user is advised to consider using another test method, such as Test Method D4928 (API MPMS Chapter 10.9).

Keywords

crude oil; distillation; water;; ICS Number Code 75.040 (Crude petroleum)

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Document Number

ASTM-D4006-16

Revision Level

2016 EDITION

Status

Superseded

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

July 1, 2016

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

11 pages

Committee Number

D02.02