Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Penuelas, PR) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 24134-24135 [2018-11205]

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[FR Doc. 2018–11185 Filed 5–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Penuelas, PR) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec LLC (Penuelas, PR), as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Penuelas, PR), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of January 31, 2018. DATES: AmSpec LLC (Penuelas, PR) was approved and accredited as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of January 31, 2018. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for January 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher J. Mocella, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202–344–1060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that AmSpec LLC, Road 127, Km 15.6, Penuelas, PR 00624, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24MYN1.SGM 24MYN1 24135 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 101 / Thursday, May 24, 2018 / Notices has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. AmSpec LLC is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): CBPL No. D287 D1298 27–03 27–04 27–06 27–08 27–11 27–48 27–50 27–54 27–58 Vocabulary. Tank Gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Physical Properties. Calculations. Maritime Measurement. D4006 D95 D473 D86 D445 D4052 D93 D1796 D5191 .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. .............. Standard Test Method for API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Petroleum Products (Hydrometer Method). Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), or API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products by Hydrometer Method. Standard Test Method for Water in Crude Oil by Distillation. Standard Test Method for Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation. Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the Extraction Method. Standard Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products. Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids. Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter. Standard Test Methods for Flash-Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester. Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Fuel Oils by the Centrifuge Method. Standard Test Method For Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Mini Method). Dated: May 16, 2018. Dave Fluty, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2018–11205 Filed 5–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P CBPL No. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Freeport, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec LLC (Freeport, TX), as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec LLC (Freeport, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of March 7, 2018. DATES: AmSpec LLC (Freeport, TX) was approved and accredited as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of March 7, 2018. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for March 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher J. Mocella, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania SUMMARY: ASTM 27–06 .............. 27–11 .............. D473 D445 AmSpec LLC is accredited for the following laboratory analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM): Title Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. Please reference the website listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 1 .................. 3 .................. 7 .................. 8 .................. 11 ................ 12 ................ 17 ................ Title ASTM 27–01 .............. 27–02 .............. VerDate Sep<11>2014 API Chapters Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202–344–1060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that AmSpec LLC, 2004 Victoria Ln., Freeport, TX 77541, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. AmSpec LLC (Freeport, TX) is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): API chapters Title 3 ................... 7 ................... 8 ................... 11.1 .............. Tank Gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Temperature-Correction Factors. Calculations. Maritime Measurement. 12 ................. 17 ................. AmSpec LLC (Freeport, TX) is accredited for the following laboratory analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM): Title Standard Test Method for Sediment in Crude Oils and Fuel Oils by the Extraction Method. Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids. 18:10 May 23, 2018 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\24MYN1.SGM 24MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 101 (Thursday, May 24, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24134-24135]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-11205]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Penuelas, PR) as a 
Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec LLC (Penuelas, 
PR), as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
AmSpec LLC (Penuelas, PR), has been approved to gauge petroleum and 
certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain 
petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of 
January 31, 2018.

DATES: AmSpec LLC (Penuelas, PR) was approved and accredited as a 
commercial gauger and laboratory as of January 31, 2018. The next 
triennial inspection date will be scheduled for January 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher J. Mocella, Laboratories 
and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-
344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 
151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that AmSpec LLC, Road 127, Km 15.6, Penuelas, 
PR 00624,

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has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and 
accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs 
purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 
151.13. AmSpec LLC is approved for the following gauging procedures for 
petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum 
Institute (API):

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          API Chapters                            Title
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1..............................  Vocabulary.
3..............................  Tank Gauging.
7..............................  Temperature Determination.
8..............................  Sampling.
11.............................  Physical Properties.
12.............................  Calculations.
17.............................  Maritime Measurement.
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    AmSpec LLC is accredited for the following laboratory analysis 
procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum products set 
forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory Methods 
(CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):

------------------------------------------------------------------------
         CBPL No.                 ASTM                   Title
------------------------------------------------------------------------
27-01....................  D287               Standard Test Method for
                                               API Gravity of Crude
                                               Petroleum and Petroleum
                                               Products (Hydrometer
                                               Method).
27-02....................  D1298              Standard Test Method for
                                               Density, Relative Density
                                               (Specific Gravity), or
                                               API Gravity of Crude
                                               Petroleum and Liquid
                                               Petroleum Products by
                                               Hydrometer Method.
27-03....................  D4006              Standard Test Method for
                                               Water in Crude Oil by
                                               Distillation.
27-04....................  D95                Standard Test Method for
                                               Water in Petroleum
                                               Products and Bituminous
                                               Materials by
                                               Distillation.
27-06....................  D473               Standard Test Method for
                                               Sediment in Crude Oils
                                               and Fuel Oils by the
                                               Extraction Method.
27-08....................  D86                Standard Test Method for
                                               Distillation of Petroleum
                                               Products.
27-11....................  D445               Standard Test Method for
                                               Kinematic Viscosity of
                                               Transparent and Opaque
                                               Liquids.
27-48....................  D4052              Standard Test Method for
                                               Density and Relative
                                               Density of Liquids by
                                               Digital Density Meter.
27-50....................  D93                Standard Test Methods for
                                               Flash-Point by Pensky-
                                               Martens Closed Cup
                                               Tester.
27-54....................  D1796              Standard Test Method for
                                               Water and Sediment in
                                               Fuel Oils by the
                                               Centrifuge Method.
27-58....................  D5191              Standard Test Method For
                                               Vapor Pressure of
                                               Petroleum Products (Mini
                                               Method).
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses 
and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from 
the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service 
requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or 
gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be 
directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 
344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to [email protected]. 
Please reference the website listed below for a complete listing of CBP 
approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories.

    Dated: May 16, 2018.
Dave Fluty,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.
[FR Doc. 2018-11205 Filed 5-23-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9111-14-P