Providing independent, high quality efficient programs and services to satisfy the fuel compliance requirements of oil industry and governmental agencies.

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In general terms, the Association fuel survey designs utilize an area (survey areas, strata and/or cluster) random sampling methodology with probability proportional to size (PPS). PPS sampling generates self-weighting samples that would represent the fuel sold within each area without bias. In some programs the regulations may specify sampling with certainty be incorporated in the survey designs.

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Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and Camin Cargo Control (CCC) have been contracted by RFGSA for these programs. They will observe; procure and test fuel samples from the various programs in accordance with regulations. The individuals at your site are RFGSA trained, independent contractors (IC’s) or supervisory personnel responsible collecting and shipping the fuel samples back to our laboratories for analysis. None of our IC’s or personnel are employed by nor are they agents of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or any other governmental environmental enforcement organization.

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All survey results are reported to the authorizing governmental agency and the participating company in the specific RFGSA program. In the event of potential non-compliance (PNC) based on the specific program’s guidelines, one or more of the following stakeholders may contact you to resolve the issue: the refiner, your fuel supplier, the authorizing governmental agency and/or the RFG Survey Association.