About Us

Established in July 1999, Independent Petroleum Laboratory Limited (IPL) is a fully independent company that provides specialist Fuels, Biofuels, Industrial and Environmental laboratory testing services to a wide range of customers throughout New Zealand and the South West Pacific.

IPL is located on the shores of the beautiful Whangarei Harbour less than 2 hours from Auckland and shares its idyllic location with New Zealand's only oil refinery. IPL’s proven expertise is renowned by the leading oil companies, governmental agencies and the South West Pacific Island Terminals. IPL provides sound, innovative solutions to the analytical testing needs of the petrochemical industry. By successfully developing its core business, IPL benefits from an exemplary reputation.

 

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Lab plastic waste recycling


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Petroleum product testing

From analysis of Crude Oil, Gases and Condensates, to testing the fuels that drive New Zealand and the South West Pacific, IPL offers the largest range of fuel testing services. 
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New WDXRF commissioned

IPL has recently purchased a new Wavelenght Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence or WDXRF which enables accurate determination of elemental concentrations.  Read More