BPCL launches certified reference material for testing chemical components of crude oils
3rd Sep 2020

Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) has launched the country's first certified reference material for testing chemical components of crude oils. 'Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya', the first batch of the certified reference material, is approved by the National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, which is under the Union science and technology ministry.

The reference material has traceability to the international system of units and is being produced at BPCL's Sewree Laboratory in Mumbai. To ensure the accuracy of lab tests, the reference material ensures that laboratory instruments perform properly and to the standards of predefined value. The company is also planning to export this reference material to other labs across the globe.

BPCL is into exploration, production and retailing of petroleum and petrol related products. The retail business unit of BPCL is into marketing of petrol, diesel and kerosene.