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 98th Fall PERF Meeting will be hosted by ExxonMobil on October 23 and 24 in Houston, Texas.

  • The 97th Spring PERF Meeting took place on April 12-13 at Ramboll’s offices in Copenhagen, Denmark. A list of project presentations is now 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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