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Accreditation and Approval of Saybolt LP (Nederland, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice of accreditation and approval of Saybolt LP (Nederland, TX) as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Saybolt LP (Nederland, TX) has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 8, 2017.

DATES:

Saybolt LP (Nederland, TX) was approved and accredited as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of August 8, 2017. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for August 2020.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Christopher J. Mocella, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, 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 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Saybolt LP, 4144 N Twin City Hwy., Nederland, TX 77627, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Saybolt Start Printed Page 32314LP (Nederland, TX) is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API):

API chaptersTitle
3Tank gauging.
7Temperature determination.
8Sampling.
12Calculations.
17Maritime measurement.

Saybolt LP (Nederland, TX) is accredited for the following laboratory analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):

CBPL No.ASTMTitle
27-03D4006Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oil by Distillation.
27-05D4928Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oils by Coulometric Karl Fischer Titration.
27-06D473Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the Extraction Method.
27-13D4294Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry.
27-48D4052Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter.
PendingD4007Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Crude Oil by the Centrifuge Method (Laboratory Procedure).

Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or 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 CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. Please reference the website 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: July 2, 2018.

Dave Fluty,

Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.

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[FR Doc. 2018-14918 Filed 7-11-18; 8:45 am]

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