API MPMS 18.1
Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards Chapter 18-Custody Transfer Section 1-Measurement Procedures for Crude Oil Gathered from Lease Tanks by Truck
|Publication Date:||1 May 2018|
Scope and Field of Application
These procedures are organized into a recommended sequence of steps for manually gauging and determining the quantity and quality of crude oil being gathered from lease tanks by truck. These measurements and tests are performed by crude oil truck drivers (COTDs) and other parties who are responsible for the custody transfer and for recording the results of the measurements and tests on the run tickets. These procedures apply to the custody transfer from lease storage tanks to the transporting truck.