ASTM D 1265-05 Standard Practice for Sampling Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases, Manual Method Sampling System (closed loop sampler). This practice covers the
procedures for obtaining representative samples of liquefied petroleum gases such as propane, butane, or mixture thereof, in
containers other than those used in laboratory testing apparatus
ASTM D 1267-02 (2007) Standard test method for vapour pressure liquefied petroleum gases.
ASTM D 1835-05 Standard specification for liquefied petroleum (LP) gases.
ASTM D 1837-02a (2007) Standard test method for volatility of liquefied petroleum gases.
ASTM D 1838-07 Standard test method for copper strip corrosion by liquefied petroleum gases.
ASTM D 2158-05 Standard test method for residues in liquefied petroleum gases.
ASTM D 2597-94 (2004) Standard test method for analysis of demethanized hydrocarbon liquidmixtures containing nitrogen and carbon dioxide by gas chromatography.
ASTM D 2598-02 (2007) Standard practice method for calculation or certain physical properties of liquefied petroleum gases from compositional analysis.
ASTM D 2713-91 (2001) Standard test method for dryness of propane (Valve freeze method).
ASTM D 3120-06 e1 Standard test method for trace quantities of sulphur in light liquid petroleum hydrocarbons by oxidative microcoulometry.
ASTM D 3700-07 Standard practice for obtaining LPG samples using a floating piston cylinder.
ISO-10715 describes a representative sample as “A sample having the same composition as the material sampled, when the latter is considered as a homogenous whole.”
The two most widely known and popular standards being ISO-10715 and GPA-2166-05.
GPA-2166-05 Obtaining Natural Gas Samples for Analysis by Gas Chromatography.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards (MPMS), Chapter 14.1,Natural Gas Fluids Measurement: Section 1-Collecting and Handling of Natural Gas
Samples for Custody Transfer.
EN 12 838 Test to assess the LNG sampling suitability
This statement is also quoted in the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International standard ASTM 5287-97.
ExxonMobil GP 03-02-07 Manual Sampling Systems
Total GS RM ANA 627 Sampling System for Laboratory Analysis
Shell DEP 01.00.02.13-Gen, Laboratory Sampling
DOPAK Process Sampler Type S32-LG outage tube with bypass purge
DOPAK Process Sampler Type DPM on/off configuration
DOPAK Process Sampler Type S23 high vapour phase configuration