This technical presentation addresses numerous petroleum analyses available in the market from strictly range-based analyses like GRO, DRO, ORO, and TPH to range and composition analyses like VPH, EPH and APH, to state specific methods like CT-ETPH, FL-PRO, TX 1005 / 1006 to name but a few. Also discussed will be forensics / fingerprinting techniques. This survey of methods strives to address the benefits and limitations of each approach in terms of data usefulness with regard to site characterization and remediation decisions.

Primary Author / Conference Presenter:
Gregory Lull
Organic Chemist
Katahdin Analytical Services
Scarborough, Maine, USA