Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)

In an ever increasing regulated and competitive marketplace, high quality independent data is essential to ensure product integrity and process efficiency to minimize losses, commercial risk, and liability.  As there are industry and local regulations that must be met, a specialized expert is needed when working with LPG to ensure safety and compliance.

A Global Reach with a Local Touch
With nearly 200 years of solving industry challenges, Bureau Veritas has established a global network of state-of-the-art laboratories and has world-wide team of experts to deliver solutions.  Leveraging our vast network of laboratories, our local experts provide the most advanced testing of LPG cargos to confirm they meet the quality specification required—enabling clients to make business decisions with confidence.   

We have extensive LPG lab capabilities delivering quality solutions for terminal and marine cargo.

Test Method
Description of Test Method 

ASTM D1267

Gauge Vapor Pressure of Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases

ASTM D1837

Volatility of Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases

ASTM D1838

Copper Strip Corrosion of Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases

ASTM D2158

Residues in Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases

ASTM D2163

Analysis of Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases and Propene Concentrates by GC + Benzene (EPA)

ASTM D2420

Hydrogen Sulfide in Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases (Lead Acetate Method)

ASTM D2504

Test Method for Noncondensable Gases in C2 and Lighter Hydrocarbon Products

ASTM D2598

Physical Properties of LP Gases from Compositional Analysis

ASTM D2713

Dryness of Propane (Valve Freeze Method)

ASTM D3588

Calculating Heat Value, Compressibility Factor, and Relative Density of Gaseous Fuels

ASTM D5454

Water Vapor Content of Gaseous Fuels Using Electronic Moisture Analyzers

ASTM D5504

Sulfur Compounds in Natural Gas and Gaseous Fuels by Gas Chromatography and Chemiluminescence

ASTM D5623

Sulfur Compounds in Light Petroleum Liquids by Gas Chromatography and Sulfur Selective Detection

ASTM D6667

 Sulfur by Ultraviolet Fluorescence

ASTM D7994

Total Fluorine, Chlorine and Sulfur in Aromatic Hydrocarbons by CIC

ASTM D7423

Oxygenates in C2, C3, C4 and C5 Hydrocarbon Matrices by GC and FID

EN ISO 6251

Corrosiveness to Copper - Copper Strip Test Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases

EN ISO 8819

Hydrogen Sulfide - Lead Acetate Method (LPG)

EN ISO 8973

Density and Vapour Pressure in LPG (Calculation Method)

IAC - 033

Free Water in Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)


Determination of Water Content in Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) by Coulometric Karl Fischer Titration

IP 401

Hydrogen Sulfide - Lead Acetate Method (LPG)

IP 410

Vapor Pressure - LPG Method (Gauge Method)

IP 411

Corrosiveness to Copper - Copper Strip Test Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases

IP 432

Density and Vapour Pressure in LPG (Calculation Method)


Dryness of Propane (Shaw Method)

JIS K 2240

Copper Strip Corrosion test Method

JIS K 2240

Method of Analyzing Composition (Gas Chromatography Method)

JIS K 2240

Test Method for Density (Calculation Method)

JIS K 2240

Test Method for Sulfur Content (Ultraviolet Fluorescence Method)

JIS K 2240

Test Method For Vapor Pressure (Calculation Method)


Residual Method (LPG)


Methods for determination of mercury in LP gas

UOP 202 D

Disulfide Sulfur in Light Petroleum Distillates and LPG

UOP 938

Total Mercury and Mercury Species in LPG

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