Quality Inspection Center (QIC) of Zinder Refining Company Ltd (SORAZ)

Updated: Jun-05-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

Ollelewa Local Goverment, Tanout Road RN 11
Zinder
Niger

Phone number
+227-89488008, +227-96836901
E-mail
zhouhonggang [at] nigersoraz.com
ouyanwei [at] nigersoraz.com
zhouhonggang728 [at] 163.com
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
Yes
Scopes of Accreditation
Petroleum product testing - Petroleum industry:

Standard Test Method forResearch Octane Number of Spark-Ignition
Engine Fuel1 (ASTM D2699)

Standard Test Method forDensity, Relative Density, and API Gravity of
Liquids byDigital DensityMeter (ASTM D4052)

Standard Test Method forVapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Mini
Method)1 (ASTM D5191)

Standard Test Method for Oxidation Stability of Gasoline (Induction Period
Method)1 (ASTM D525)

Standard Test Method forDistillation of Petroleum Products and Liquid
Fuels atAtmospheric Pressure (ASTM D86)

Standard Test Method forCorrosiveness to Copper from Petroleum
Products byCopper Strip Test1 (ASTM D130)

Standard Test Method forGum Content in Fuels by Jet Evaporation (ASTM D381)

Standard Test Method forLead in Gasoline by Atomic Absorption
Spectroscopy1 (ASTM D3237)

Standard Test Method forDetermination of Total Sulfur in Light
Hydrocarbons, SparkIgnition Engine Fuel, Diesel Engine Fuel, and Engine
Oil byUltraviolet Fluorescence (ASTM D5453)

Standard Test Method forSulfur in Gasoline, Diesel Fuel, Jet Fuel,
Kerosine,Biodiesel, Biodiesel Blends, and Gasoline-Ethanol Blendsby
Monochromatic Wavelength Dispersive X-rayFluorescence Spectrometry (ASTM D7039)

Standard Test Method for(ThiolMercaptan) Sulfur in Gasoline, Kerosine,
AviationTurbine, and Distillate Fuels (Potentiometric Method) (ASTM D3227)

Standard Test Method forQualitative Analysis for Active Sulfur Species in
Fuels andSolvents (Doctor Test) (ASTM D4952)

Standard Test Method forASTM Color of Petroleum Products (ASTM Color
Scale)1 (ASTM D1500)

Standard Test Method forKinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque
Liquids(and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity) (ASTM D445)

Standard Test Method forDetermination of Total Sulfur in Light
Hydrocarbons, SparkIgnition Engine Fuel, Diesel Engine Fuel, and Engine
Oil byUltraviolet Fluorescence (ASTM D5453)

Standard Test Method forWater in Petroleum Products and Bituminous
Materials byDistillation1 (ASTM D95)

Standard Test Method forFlash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup
Tester1 (ASTM D93)

Standard Test Method forCalculated Cetane Index of Distillate Fuels (ASTM D976)

Standard Test Method forAsh from Petroleum Products (ASTM D482)

Standard Test Method forAcid and Base Number by Color-Indicator
Titration1 (ASTM D974)

Standard Test Method forDetermination of Carbon Residue (Micro
Method)1 (ASTM D4530)

Standard Test Method forCloud Point of Petroleum Products and Liquid
Fuels1 (ASTM D2500)

Standard Test Method forGage Vapor Pressure of Liquefied Petroleum (LP)
Gases(LP-Gas Method) (ASTM D1267)

Standard Test Method forCopper Strip Corrosion by Liquefied Petroleum
(LP) Gases (ASTM D1838)

Standard Test Method forDetermination of Total Volatile Sulfur in
GaseousHydrocarbons and Liquefied Petroleum Gases by
UltravioletFluorescence (ASTM D6667)

Standard Test Method forDetermination of Hydrocarbons in Liquefied
Petroleum (LP)Gases and Propane/Propene Mixtures by
GasChromatography (ASTM D2163)

Standard Test Method forResidues in Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases (ASTM D2158)

Standard Practice forManual Sampling of Petroleum and Petroleum
Products (ASTM D4057)

Standard Practice forSampling Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gases, Manual
Method (ASTM D1265)

Accreditation body
Nigeria National Accreditation Service (NiNAS)
Testing, No. T0011
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
Zhou Honggang
CEO Phone
CEO E-mail
zhouhonggang [at] nigersoraz.com

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
39
Male laboratory personnel
33
Female laboratory personnel
6

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
6
Male technical personnel
6
Female technical personnel
0

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Other
Other testing laboratory services
Oil & Gas
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Density
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Automatic Densitometer
Model

DMA4100M S/No


80846604
Methods
ASTM
D4052
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Distillation
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Petroleum Product distillation Tester
Model

JSR1009B S/No

2011030208
Methods
ASTM D86
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Octane number
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Octane Number Machine
Model

F1/F2 S/No

5283701083
Methods
ASTM
D2699
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Sulfur content
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Total sulfur and total Nitrogen Analyzer
Model:
EA5000 S/No

N7-170K
X-ray fluorescence sulfur
determination
Model: SINDIE-7039XR S/No

BT101119001
Methods
ASTM
D5453 or
ASTM
D7039
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Oxidation
stability
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Automatic oxidation stability of gasoline
analyzer
Model

JSR0106 S/No

2011030254
Methods
ASTM
D525
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
ExistingGum
content
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Vehicles with gasoline and aviation fuel
gum
Model

JH010403 S/No


110420
Balance
Model

MSA225S-100-DA
S/No

26202794
Methods
ASTM
D381
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Copper strip
corrosion
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Petroleum products copper
corrosion detector
Model

JH011401 S/No


110423
Methods
ASTM
D130
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Vapor pressure
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Automatic vapor pressure
Model

81000-2U S/No

101491
Methods
ASTM
D5191
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Dr. test or
mercaptan
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Computer mercaptan sulfur
detector
Model

ZSCS-2001 S/No

712
Methods
ASTM
D3227 or
ASTM
D4952
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Sampling
Methods
ASTM
D4057
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Density
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Automatic Densitometer
Model

DMA4100M S/No


80846604
Methods
ASTM D4052
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Distillation
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Petroleum products distillation
tester Model

JSR1009B S/No

2011030207
Methods
ASTM D86
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Flash point
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Petroleum products flash point
tester
Model

JH011600 S/No

110415
Methods
ASTM D93
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Water content
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Petroleum products Moisture
Analyzer
Model

JH020102 S/No

080911
Balance
Model

MSA5201S-000-D0
S/No

26202682
Methods
ASTM D95
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Kinematic
viscosity
(37.8℃)
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Kinematic viscosity measuring
device
Model

JSR1104 S/No
:2011030266
Methods
ASTM D445
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Ash content
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Petroleum products, ash analyzer
Model

JH021002 S/No

110416
Balance
Model

MSA225S-100-DA
S/No

26202794
Methods
ASTM
D482
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Sulfur content
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Total sulfur and total nitrogen
analyzer
Model

EA5000 S/N
S/No

N7-170K
Methods
ASTM
D5453
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Copper strip
corrosion
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Petroleum products copper
corrosion detector
Model

JH011401 S/No


110423
Methods
ASTM
D130
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Cetaneindex
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Petroleum products distillation
tester
Model

JSR1009B S/No

2011030207
Automatic densitometer
Model

DMA4100M S/No


80846604
Methods
ASTM
D976
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Cloud point
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Petroleum Product, pour point,
Cloud point Analyzer
Model

JSQ0806 S/No

2011030259
Methods
ASTM
D2500
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
10% Distillation
carbon residue
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Petroleum products distillation
tester Model

JSR1009B
S/No

2011030207 Carbon
residue of petroleum products,
auto-analyzer
Model

JH020711 S/No

110426
Methods
ASTM
D4530
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Colority
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Petroleum products chroma tester
Model

K13290 S/No


B072010048
Methods
ASTM
D1500
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Acid number
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Determination of acidity of
instrument
Model

JH010901 S/No

081098
Methods
ASTM
D974
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Gasoline
Test parameter/ properties measured
Sampling
Methods
ASTM
D4057
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
LPG
Test parameter/ properties measured
Density
Methods
ASTM
D2598
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
LPG
Test parameter/ properties measured
Vapor pressure
(37.8℃)
Methods
ASTM
D2598 or
ASTM
D1267
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
LPG
Test parameter/ properties measured
Copper strip
corrosion rating
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Liquefied petroleum gas copper
corrosion tester
Model

JSY0301 S/No

2011030277
Methods
ASTM
D1838
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
LPG
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total sulfur
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Total sulfur and total nitrogen
analyzer
Model

EA5000 S/No

N7-170K
Methods
ASTM
D6667
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
LPG
Test parameter/ properties measured
Composition
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Agilent -1 (liquefied petroleum gas)
Model

7820A S/No

CN11092011
Methods
ASTM
D2163
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
LPG
Test parameter/ properties measured
Residual matter
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Residues of LPG tester
Model

JSY0402 S/No

2011030278
Methods
ASTM
D2158
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
LPG
Test parameter/ properties measured
Sampling
Methods
ASTM
D1265
Accreditation status
Yes
Does the laboratory conduct sampling, upon request of the client, of products to be tested?
Yes

Proficiency Testing

Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for accredited scopes
Yes
Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for non-accredited scopes
Yes
PT Scheme details
Since 2013, the lab participates to Proficiency Test for the gasoline,
diesel and LPG organized annually by Institute for Interlaboratory Studies Spijkenisse, the Netherland.
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
No

Quality Control / Quality Management

Does the lab operate an internal quality control (QC) system to ensure quality of test results?
Yes
Does the lab operate a management system (or Quality Management System) for assuring the quality of results?
Yes
Is the system documented in a Quality Manual?
Yes