The Petroleum Division administers the Arkansas fuel quality law through unannounced inspection, analysis, and active enforcement ensuring end users purchase quality motor fuels.
The petroleum laboratory analyzes gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuels, aviation fuel and alternative fuels including biodiesel and ethanol to ensure they meet state quality and safety standards. Bureau of Standards chemists inspect retail and fuel facilities to ensure proper labeling. The Petroleum Division is responsible for administering and enforcing NIST Handbook 130 Uniform Engine Fuels and Automotive Lubricants Regulations, including the Annotated Code.
Petroleum Division Personnel:
Wilford Jones – Chemist Supervisor
Teresa Dillard – Chemist
Fred Harris – Chemist
Daniel Greene – Chemist
Ronald Phillips – Chemist