Intertek receives fuel-quality contract

Direccao Regional de Economia (DRE), part of the Portuguese Ministry of Economy and Development, has awarded Intertek the Portugal national Fuel Quality Monitoring System (FQMS) contract.

Intertek, a provider of product testing and safety certification services, will assess the quality of petrol and automotive diesel fuel marketed in Portugal, under the European Union fuel-quality standards EN 14274.

The company will also conduct random fuel sampling for DRE to help ensure consistent quality in the automotive fuels sold to consumers across the country.