API MPMS 17.9
Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards Chapter 17.9 - Vessel Experience Factor (VEF) - El Hydrocarbon Management HM 49
|Publication Date:||1 July 2019|
This standard provides a recommended practice for the calculation and application of a vessel experience factor (VEF). This standard provides guidelines for data compilation, data maintenance, data validation, and recommendations on the appropriate use of a VEF involving marine vessels.
It also provides instruction for parcel tankers, compartmental VEFs, and vessel-to-vessel transfers. The methods are applicable to liquid bulk cargoes including crude oil, petroleum products, chemicals, and liquid petroleum gases.