PIPELINE PRODUCTS MARKETING COMPANY (PPMC) DEPOT OPERATIONS

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ABSTRACT
This research work was carried out to evaluate the laboratory analysis of pipeline products marketing company (PPMC) depot operations. 
In the course of the research many scholarly articles on the subject matter were reviewed from which the researcher got lot information concerning the topic at hand. Thus making the research work a reliable source of information as far as facts about petroleum products marketing company (PPMC) is concerned.
The Pipeline Inspectorate is charged with the responsibility of monitoring the operations of the Petroleum/Petrochemical processing plants and the activities of the Petroleum products Marketing Companies to ensure they operate in accordance with requirements of the Petroleum Regulations. Petroleum Products manufactured from the refineries in Kaduna, Warri, and Port Harcourt are distributed through a network of Pipelines to Depots located strategically all over Nigeria. Imported products from offshore operations arrangement are received at the Apapa, Atlas Cove, Warri, and Port Harcourt Jetties. Petroleum Products are evacuated from the depots by road tankers to various Petrol Stations and other retail Outlets.
This research work therefore presents an analysis on depot operations which includes amongst others; methods and modes of measurement of Petroleum Products, the role of the petroleum Inspectorate in ensuring that products are manufactured to specification standard, products accountability at the processing plants, bulk storage depots and retail outlets, and products distribution to consumers on specification.
 
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE PAGE
APPROVAL PAGE
DEDICATION
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
ABSTRACT
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
1.1 AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
1.2 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
1.3 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE RESEARCH
1.4 PROBLEM STATEMENT
1.5 DEFINITION OF TERMS
CHAPTER TWO
LITERATURE REVIEW
2.0 HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE OF PIPELINE TRANSPORT OPERATION 
2.1 PETROLEUM TRANSPORTATION BY PIPELINE 
2.2 PRODUCT MOVEMENTS AND HANDLING GENERAL 
2.3 PIPELINE PRODUCTS MOVEMENT SCHEDULE
2.4 QUALITY ASSURANCE AT DEPOT OPERATIONS 
2.4.1 MONITORING OF QUALITY OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS AT REFINERIES
2.4.2 MONITORING OF QUALITY OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS AT DEPOTS/JETTIES
2.4.3 MONITORING OF QUALITY OF PRODUCTS AT PETROL STATIONS
2.5 THE ROLE OF PETROLEUM INSPECTORATE 
CHAPTER THREE
3.0 EXPERIMENTAL METHOD
3.1 LIST OF LABORATORY EQUIPMENTS USED
3.2 EXPERIMENTAL TEST ON THE VARIOUS PIPELINE PRODUCTS
3.2 EXPERIMENTAL TEST ON THE VARIOUS PIPELINE PRODUCTS
3.2.1 FLASH POINT TEST
3.2.2 SMOKE POINT TEST
3.2.3 DISTILLATION TEST
3.2 EXPERIMENTAL TEST ON THE VARIOUS PIPELINE PRODUCTS
3.2.1 FLASH POINT TEST
3.2.2 SMOKE POINT TEST
3.2.3 DISTILLATION TEST
3.2.4 THE TEMPERATURE AND RELATIVE DENSITY
CHAPTER FOUR
LABORATORY ANALYSIS
4.1 PRODUCT QUALITY CONTROL
4.1.2 DIFFERENT TYPES OF QUALITY CONTROL – UPON RECEPTION AT DEPOTS
4.1.3 DIFFERENT TYPES OF QUALITY CONTROL – UPON RECEPTION AT DEPOTS
4.2 PPMC DEPOT OPERATIONS ANALYSIS STEPS
4.2.1 Before pumping into partially filled tanks
4.2.2 When pumping
4.2.3 After pumping into tanks
4.2.4 When being stored
4.2.5 Test polluted products
4.2.6 Test after loading the delivery vehicles
4.2.7 Multiple testing
4.3 TYPES OF EXAMINATION OR ANALYSIS AT DEPOTS
4.3.1 APPLICATION FOR ANALYSIS
4.4 QUANTITATIVE EXTENT OF SAMPLES
4.4.1 SAMPLING OF EXPERIMENTAL PRODUCTS
4.5 DIFFERENT KINDS OF SAMPLES
4.6 SAMPLING EQUIPMENTS
CHAPTER FIVE
DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
5.1 DISCUSSION
5.2 CONCLUSION
5.3 RECOMMENDATIONS
References
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APA

Possibility, A. (2018). PIPELINE PRODUCTS MARKETING COMPANY (PPMC) DEPOT OPERATIONS. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/pipeline-products-marketing-company-ppmc-depot-operations-511

MLA 8th

Possibility, Aka "PIPELINE PRODUCTS MARKETING COMPANY (PPMC) DEPOT OPERATIONS" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/pipeline-products-marketing-company-ppmc-depot-operations-511. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

MLA7

Possibility, Aka . "PIPELINE PRODUCTS MARKETING COMPANY (PPMC) DEPOT OPERATIONS". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 15 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/pipeline-products-marketing-company-ppmc-depot-operations-511 >.

Chicago

Possibility, Aka . "PIPELINE PRODUCTS MARKETING COMPANY (PPMC) DEPOT OPERATIONS" Afribary (2018). Accessed August 15, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/pipeline-products-marketing-company-ppmc-depot-operations-511