- Witness sampling and testing of the receipt tanks prior to issue.
- Verify that sampling and testing is performed IAW AR 715-27, Table VI.
Verify that the cutting of batches into pipeline receiving tanks is IAW the provisions of tariffs and
Maintain surveillance over the pipeline operations during the transfer to another carrier and at key points
in the system during movement. Examine records of pumping rates, progress of tenders, extent of
transmit, gravity, and color determination.
Witness the cutting of tenders or batches into pipeline receiving tanks.
Verify the quality of product in pipeline receiving tanks after receipt of the tender or batch.
- Check calculation of net quantity.
- Investigate and report any quantity discrepancy in excess of 0.3 percent.
Maintain familiarity with the procedures used by the carrier to protect or condition the pipeline interior.
Verify that corrosion inhibitors added to products intended for military use are those approved for the
Evaluate transmixtures, when required. The procedure for this evaluation, including a suitable form for
recording data, and a sample of the calculations involved are contained in AR 715-27, Tables IV and V.
Maintain liaison with activities receiving product by pipeline, and render technical assistance as required.
Verify quantities moved by use of approved meters or from gages at the FOB point.