Viva Energy Refining Pty Ltd


Geelong Refinery Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

11 Jan 1965


10 Refinery Road
Corio, VIC 3214


Mr Wayne Price P: +61 (03) 52738231


Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Aviation fuels Net heat of combustion Classical

ASTM D3338/ D4529

Water reaction Classical

ASTM/IP D1094/289

Freezing point Classical

ASTM D 5972

Particulate matter Filtration

ASTM D5452

Hydrogen Classical

ASTM D3343

Aviation fuels; Kerosene; Turbine fuels Smoke point Classical

ASTM D1322

Aviation fuels; Liquid fuels Aniline point; Mixed aniline point Temperature


Research octane number (RON) Classical

ASTM D2699

Existent gum content Jet evaporation method

IP 540

Motor octane number (MON) Classical

ASTM D2700

Colour; Water content Visual examination

GR 167

Sediment - Total Gravimetric

ASTM D4870

Hydrogen sulfide; Mercaptan sulfur; Peroxides; Sulfur Doctor test

IP 30

Flash point Abel closed cup

IP 170 

Colour Lovibond tintometer

IP 17; IP 569

Kerosene burning characteristics Gravimetric IP 10
Hydrogen sulfide Electrochemical cell analyser

IP 570

Particle count Particle analyser

IP 565

Knock characteristics Classical


Aluminium; Calcium; Phosphorus; Silicon; Sodium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES

IP 501

Oxidation stability Potential residue method

ASTM D 873

Calculated carbon aromaticity index (CCAI) Calculation

ISO 8217 Annex F

Aviation fuels; Turbine fuels Naphthalene hydrocarbons UV-vis spectrophotometry

ASTM D1840

Acidity Classical

ASTM D3242

Diesel Lubricity High-frequency reciprocating rig (HFFR)

IP 450

Cold filter plugging point Temperature

IP 309

Water reaction Volumetric

GR 233

Distillate fuels Oxidation stability Classical

ASTM D2274

Free water; Particulate matter Classical

ASTM D4176

Cetane index Calculation

ASTM D976/ ASTM D4737

Distillate fuels; Liquid petroleum (LP) Aromatic hydrocarbons; Naphthalene; Paraffin component Classical

ASTM D5443

Liquid fuels Ash Classical

ASTM/IP D482/4

Copper corrosion Classical

ASTM/IP D130/154

Phosphorus Classical

ASTM 3231

Viscosity - Kinematic Classical

ASTM/IP D445/71

Total acid number Classical

ASTM 664

Conductivity Electrochemical cell analyser

ASTM 2624

Aromatic/olefin/saturated hydrocarbon type classification Flow injection analyser (FIA)

ASTM D1319

Acid number; Base number Colorimetric titration


Freezing point Temperature

ASTM/IP D2386/16

Carbon residue Micro method

ASTM D4530

Flash point Abel closed cup

ASTM/IP D93/34

Colour Automatic tristimulus

ASTM D 6045

Lead X-ray fluorescence (XRF) - Energy dispersive

ASTM D5059

Colour Visual examination

ASTM/IP D1500/196

Cloud point Classical

ASTM/IP D2500/219; ASTM D5773

Filter blocking tendency Classical

ASTM D2068

Gum content Classical

ASTM/IP D381/131

Thermal oxidation Classical

ASTM 3241

Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Classical

ASTM D4052

Mercaptan sulfur Classical

ASTM D3227

Water separation characteristics Classical

ASTM D3948

Liquid petroleum (LP) Pour point Classical

ASTM D97: ISO 3016

Sulfur Classical

ASTM 2622

Water Water distillation


Vapour pressure Calculation

ASTM D5191

Distillation characteristics Volumetric

ASTM/IP D86/123

Oxidation stability Time


Analysis of bituminous materials - Composition Bituminous materials Water content Water distillation ASTM  D95
Analysis of bituminous materials - Properties Bituminous materials Viscosity Reverse plate viscometer AS 2341 Part 3
Viscosity Vacuum capillary viscometer

AS/NZS 2341.2

Penetration of bitumen Not applicable

AS 2341 Part 12

Sample handling and conditioning Not applicable

ASTM D4057 and in-house GR Sampling of Refinery Streams and Products

Analysis of solvents SolventsAnalysis of VIVASol 2046 and Mexcut HF75 Colour Automatic tristimulus


Electrical conductivity Electrochemical


Aniline point; Mixed aniline point Temperature


Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter


SolventsAnalysis of VIVASol 2046 and Mexcut HF75 Flash point Abel closed cup


Distillation Volumetric


Sample collection Biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Not applicable Not applicable

ASTM D4057 Manual sampling  and in-house GR Sampling of Refinery Streams and Products

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