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Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger

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AGENCY:

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION:

Notice of approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial gauger.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 28, 2016.

DATES:

Effective Dates: The approval of SGS North America, Inc., as commercial gauger became effective on August 28, 2016. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for August 2019.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Stephen Cassata, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-344-1060.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, that SGS North America, Inc., 900B Georgia Ave., Deer Park, TX 77536, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. SGS North America, Inc., is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the American Petroleum Institute (API):

API ChaptersTitle
3Tank gauging
7Temperature Determination
8Sampling
12Calculations
17Maritime Measurements

Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific gauger service this entity is approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/​about/​labs-scientific/​commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories.

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Dated: June 13, 2017.

Ira S. Reese,

Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.

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[FR Doc. 2017-13024 Filed 6-21-17; 8:45 am]

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