Petroleum, fuel, and chemical testing and cargo inspection services for Missouri, Indiana, Southern Illinois, and the St. Louis region.

Intertek’s chemical and petroleum laboratory in St. Louis, Missouri, offers full 24/7 analytical services, expertise, and support to chemical plants, refineries and other petroleum clients in the region. The St. Louis lab tests crude oil, gasoline, diesel, ethanol, pet-coke, fuel-oil, petrochemicals, and other petroleum refined products.

Testing conforms to ASTM, IP, ISO and other industry standard methodology to provide professional quality control testing on feed-stocks, petroleum products and chemical products. The St. Louis facility is part of a global network of laboratories and works with other Intertek labs in the USA and around the world to provide clients with expert analytical testing and professional cargo inspection quantity and quality services.

St. Louis laboratory testing expertise includes:

  • Acid Number of Petroleum Products, Potentiometric Titration
  • pH of Water
  • Corrosion - Copper Strip
  • Hydrocarbon Types (Aromatics, Olefins, Saturates) 
  • ASTM Color, Saybolt Color 
  • Acidity in Volatile Solvents and Chemical Intermediates (Paint, Varnish, Lacquer)
  • Copper Content in Denatured Ethanol 
  • Water Content: Water in Soluble Solvents, Water and Sediment in Fuel Oils, Water in Crude Oil 
  • Viscosity
  • Cloud Point 
  • Electrical Conductivity of Fuels 
  • Water and Sediment in Middle Distillate Fuels 
  • Benzene Content 
  • Gum, Existent - Air Jet Evaporation 
  • Grindability of Coal and Pet-Coke by the Hardgrove-Machine Method 
  • API Gravity, Density, Relative Density 
  • Appearance, Haze Rating 
  • Sulfur Content
  • Carbon Residue 
  • Sediment by Extraction 
  • Cetane Index 
  • Appearance of Denatured Ethanol, Estimated Denaturant Content 
  • Vapor/Liquid Ratio 
  • Oxygenates and Oxygen Content in Gasoline 
  • Ash Content 
  • Doctor Test 
  • API Gravity, Density, Relative Density of Crude Oils 
  • Vapor-Liquid Ratio Temperature Determination of Fuels 
  • Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products 
  • Ethanol and Methanol in Denatured Ethanol 
  • Hydrogen Sulfide Content 
  • Lubricity of Diesel Fuels 
  • Vapor Pressure of Crude Oil: VPCRx 
  • pHe Value 
  • Oxidation Stability 
  • Red Dye Concentration in Diesel Fuel 
  • Inorganic Chloride, Inorganic Sulfate 
  • Silver Corrosion
  • Distillation of Petroleum Products 
  • Flash Point (PMCC) ASTM D93A/B
  • Pour Point 
  • Cetane Index 
  • Metals - Aluminum, Silicon, Vanadium, Sodium
  • and additional testing
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