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DOT Classification Testing of Crude Oil for Rail Transport Provided by Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc.

SPL offers testing in accordance with new standards for classification of crude oil transported by rail.



Common testing procedures include, but are not limited to, flash point, initial boiling point, vapor pressure, H2S content, etc.

    HOUSTON, TX, May 02, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc. offers crude oil testing that complies with the new standards mandated by the DOT for crude oil transported by rail car in the U.S.

As provided by the Department of Transportation in the Amended and Restated Emergency Restrictions/Prohibition Order issued on March 6, 2014 (Docket No. DOT-OST-2014-0025), shippers of crude oil in tank cars by rail are required to meet the stricter standards of testing and classification of hazardous materials. The new analysis will ensure proper classification of crude oil and that the hazardous materials are packaged in the correct container for rail transport.

SPL offers comprehensive analysis of crude oil that complies with the new DOT requirements for proper classification of crude oil and are capable of providing direction on the correct analysis and methods to assure compliance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). Common testing procedures include, but are not limited to, flash point, initial boiling point, vapor pressure, H2S content, etc.

For more information about the Amended and Restated Emergency Restriction Prohibition Order, please visit:

US DOT Docket No. DOT-OST-2014-0025 Amended and Restated Emergency Restrictions/Prohibition Order

About Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc.:

Established in 1944, SPL was one of the first major suppliers to service the exploration & production, petrochemical, refining, pipeline and retail markets with petroleum and environmental testing services. Today, SPL is recognized globally as an industry leader in oil and gas measurement, allocations, auditing, and laboratory services. The company has performed work throughout the United States as well as international markets that include the China Sea, Kuwait, Libya, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.

For more information about SPL, please visit their website at www.spl-inc.com.

Contact:

Chris Staley
Laboratory Manager, Houston
Phone: 877-SPL-LABS x1188
cstaley@spl-inc.com

Joe Landes
Executive Vice President, Technical Services
Phone: 877-SPL-LABS x1242
jlandes@spl-inc.com

Steve Grenda
Chief Operating Officer
Phone: 877-SPL-LABS x1205
sgrenda@spl-inc.com

Debbi Romero
Director of Marketing
Phone: 877-SPL-LABS

Southern Petroleum Laboratories, Inc.
Phone: 877-SPL-LABS
Website: www.spl-inc.com

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