The Petroleum Environmental Research Forum (PERF)*, is a non-profit organization created to provide a stimulus to and a forum for the collection, exchange, and analysis of research information relating to the development of technology for health, environment & safety, waste reduction and system security in the petroleum industry.


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  • The 99th Spring PERF Meeting will be hosted by National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in the United Kingdom on May 8-9, 2019. More details to come!

  • The 98th Fall PERF Meeting took place on October 23-24 and was hosted by ExxonMobil in Houston, Texas. A list of project presentations will be available in the Members area section.


A list of Active and Completed projects, as well as proposals can be found on the Projects page, with a small selection below. More information is available in the Members Area.


  • Refinery Stream Speciation Update

Active, moving to next phase:

  • Assessment of Commercial airborne Methane Remote Sensing Capabilities

New proposal:

  • Standards/Best Practices for Treatment of Spent Caustic

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