Petroleum Testing Laboratory

The Petroleum Testing Laboratory is equipped with the newest laboratory instruments to facilitate students with experimental work on petroleum engineering. The automated vacuum distillation unit, sulphur analyser, octane analyser, bomb calorimeter and viscometer bath are only a few experimental setups in the laboratory. As well, it is equipped with the necessary apparatus to provide the student with knowledge and experience in energy engineering and fuel technology. The laboratory includes many apparatuses such as the soxhlet apparatus, Reigdens specific surface apparatus, the Mohr westphal balance, the Pensky Martens closed cup and Cleveland open cup, Engler viscometer and Saybolt universal viscometer, Penetrometer, Universal torsion viscometer, Pilot plant leaching unit, etc.