Downstream Testing

Downstream Testing

Petroleum product from refineries through to what you get at the pump. IPL tests a wide range of crude oil and its derived products including: petrol, diesel, jet fuels, fuel oils, asphalt and many more.

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Upstream Testing

Upstream Testing

Upstream testing commonly applies to the oil and gas exploration and production industry. Find out more about the range of testing we can offer locally to support to this industry.

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Biofuels Testing

Biofuels Testing

IPL has developed a full range of biofuels analysis. Find out how we can help with your Biodiesel or ethanol-petrol blends testing requirements.

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Environmental Testing

Environmental Testing

From water quality to sewage & waste water testing as well as soil and sludge, IPL delivers a high quality environmental testing service for industrial & commercial clients, local & regional government bodies/associations.

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Calibration and Maintenance

Calibration and Maintenance

Avoid the costs of inaccurate readings. IPL has the ability to calibrate a wide range of instruments. A maintenance and exchange programme can also be tailored to your specific needs enabling you to ensure the highest levels of accuracy.

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Audit & Training

Audit & Training

Make sure your staff is equiped with up-to-date testing skills and enhance their personal development. From teaching basic lab skills to helping set-up your own laboratory, find out how you could benefit from our training and auditing expertise.

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Mercury Testing

Mercury Testing

Unique expertise allowing the quantification of mercury at low ppb concentrations in a range of liquid and solid matrices. See how we can develop methods specific to your industry.

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Chemical Testing

Chemical Testing

Do you need help solving problems or troubleshooting? See how you could benefit from our analytical skill sets and methodologies on a wide range of chemical products.

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IPL is New Zealand's specialist petrochemical testing lab.

Dedicated to providing quality lab testing services to the oil and gas industry, IPL delivers accurate, ISO 17025 accredited results, quickly at competitive prices.

What can we do for you?

We can:

Test your fuel: Crude, petrol, diesel, gas, waste oil, fuel oil, biodiesel and ethanol

Test your water: Waste, sewage and effluent water for contamination or consent monitoring

Test your chemicals: Specialising in contamination, purity and fit-for-use testing

Train your staff: Our experts can share our knowledge and experience in basic lab skills, Gas Chromatography, Train-the-trainer, HSNO and Health and Safety.

Calibrate and maintain your instrumentation: We can work with you to develop a calibration schedule to ensure your instrumentation delivers accurate results.

We can tailor any of our services to meet your needs, please 

contact us today.

Latest News

Quizz winners of NZPC 2017

A good crowd attended the New Zealand Petroleum Conference in New Plymouth this year. Read More

IPL sits in on the ISO International Review Group for Liquid Biofuels


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What we offer

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Independent Petroleum Laboratory

Mercury

GCMS

Crude Oil Assay

Diesel Bug

Testimonials

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The Measurement and Product Safety Service (MAPSS) runs the national programme for fuel quality monitoring and Independent Petroleum Laboratory (IPL) is our primary testing laboratory. MAPSS has confidence in the quality and accuracy of IPL’s testing operation and relies on their expertise to test a wide range of fuel properties against specifications outlined in Engine Fuel Specifications Regulations. During the extensive period of our professional interaction with IPL we have built an excellent working relationship which, in addition to fuel testing, has involved utilising their deep technical knowledge and expertise to resolve complex issues and to jointly work on improving New Zealand legislation and international testing standards. - Dr Vladimir Koutsaenko - MBIE - Measurement and Product Safety Service, MBIE