Intertek Opens New Petroleum and Residual Fuel Oil Laboratory in Louisiana Business Wire NEW ORLEANS -- December 19, 2013 Intertek, the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has opened a new petroleum and residual fuel oil testing laboratory in Harvey, Louisiana, close to several major petroleum refineries and tank storage facilities. The new laboratory is over 8,000 square feet in size, and offers full 24/7 analytical services, expertise, and support to many refineries and clients in the area. Replacing an older facility in Gretna, the new Harvey laboratory is purpose built, and supports both local and regional customers with a range of testing and inspection services. The ISO certified laboratory conforms to ASTM, IP, ISO and other industry standard methodology to provide quality control testing on feed-stocks, petroleum refined products, and asphalt. The Harvey facility is part of a global network of laboratories and works with other Intertek labs in Louisiana and around the world to provide clients with extended expertise, services, and quality results. In-house expertise and analytical resources provide clients with problem solving solutions, trace contamination identification, and advanced fuel analysis. Intertek’s USA fuel laboratories operate at world-class standards supporting refinery, pipeline, terminal storage, and other oil & gas operations. “Intertek is committed to supporting the growing oil refining and bunkering operations occurring in the Gulf Coast region,” said Billy McInnis, Senior Director, East Gulf Coast USA, for petroleum analytical assessment and cargo inspection services. “With industry expansion being driven from an increased supply of shale oil and gas, Intertek is expanding our capabilities as well, to better help our clients maintain and grow quality control, reduce business risks, and meet regulatory compliance.” Along with Harvey, other Intertek petroleum and chemical laboratories in Louisiana are located in St. Rose, Gonzalez, Lake Charles, Lake Arthur, Houma, and other locations. Learn more about Intertek service in Louisiana: *www.intertek.com/petroleum/harvey-louisiana *www.intertek.com/petroleum/louisiana About Intertek Intertek is the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value to customers' products, processes and assets. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 36,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies' success in a global marketplace. Intertek helps its customers to meet end users' expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide. www.intertek.com. Contact: Intertek Paris Morris, +1 713 407 3500 USA Marketing Manager firstname.lastname@example.org or Erik Holladay, +1 713 407 3500 Global Marketing Director, Commodities email@example.com
Intertek Opens New Petroleum and Residual Fuel Oil Laboratory in Louisiana
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