About Us

Established in July 1999, Independent Petroleum Laboratory Limited (IPL) is a fully independent company that provides specialist Fuels, Biofuels, Industrial and Environmental laboratory testing services to a wide range of customers throughout New Zealand and the South West Pacific.

IPL is located on the shores of the beautiful Whangarei Harbour less than 2 hours from Auckland and shares its idyllic location with New Zealand's only oil refinery. IPL’s proven expertise is renowned by the leading oil companies, governmental agencies and the South West Pacific Island Terminals. IPL provides sound, innovative solutions to the analytical testing needs of the petrochemical industry. By successfully developing its core business, IPL benefits from an exemplary reputation.

 

Latest News

Laboratory Technician position (Taranaki) - fixed role, 12 months

We are looking for an experienced, talented, enthusiastic and positive thinking laboratory Technician that is prepared to contribute to the IPL team in our New Plymouth lab - Fixed role (12 months). If you are interested in this position view the full job opportunity here.
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Jet Fuel testing

See our latest newsletter featuring our Jet Fuel testing expertise. Read More

BBC students visit IPL lab

Last week, IPL’s Northland lab hosted six Year 13 students from Bream Bay College. For most students, this was their first working lab visit.  Read More