The Analytical Services group of Sustainable Emerging Technologies is available to provide services for clients as shown below.

Routine Petroleum Analyses

  • Hexane Insoluble Determination (Asphaltenes) – ASTM D6560

  • Toluene Insoluble Determination – ASTM D893

  • Automated Density Analysis – ASTM D4052

  • Gas Analysis – ASTM D2504

  • Detailed Hydrocarbon Analysis – ASTM D6730

  • Heavy Oil Density Determination – ASTM D2320

  • Sulfur Determination by Combustion – ASTM D1552

  • Carbon, Hydrogen, & Nitrogen Determination – ASTM D5291

  • Fully Distillable Simulated Distillation – ASTM D2887

  • Heavy Oil Simulated Distillation (to C100) – ASTM D7169

  • Kinematic Viscosity Determination – ASTM D445

  • Shear Viscosity Determination – ASTM D5018

  • Manual Distillation – ASTM D86

  • Micro-Carbon Residue – ASTM D4530

  • Exhaustive Soxhlet Extraction – ASTM D473

  • Water Determination by Dean-Stark Distillation – ASTM D4006

  • Moisture (or Solvent) Determination by Drying – ASTM D3173

  • Ash Content – ASTM D893

  • Compatibility Spot Test – ASTM D4740

Special analyses upon request

  • Other analyses can be performed when requested.

For more information, contact:

Christopher J. Lowry / Bio
Analytical Services Manager
Sustainable Emerging Technologies
(307) 721-2218

Western Research Institute
3474 N. 3rd Street
Laramie, WY 82072

(307) 721-2011
(888) 463-6974 or (888) Info-WRI

You can contact WRI directly by phone (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST, Monday-Friday) at the numbers above.
Also, you are welcome to contact the appropriate WRI representative directly.

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