2019 - 2021

  • Renewal of Ministerial approval for 3 years granted by the Interministerial Delegate for Standards. 


2016 - 2018

  • Renewal of Ministerial approval for 3 years granted by the Interministerial Delegate for Standards. 


2013 - 2015

  • Ministerial approval for 3 years granted by the Interministerial Delegate for Standards. 



  • BN Pétrole legally attached to EVOLEN, an association created by the merger of AFTP and GEP.


2009 - 2010

  • New decree 2009/697 on French standardization.
    Delegation agreement between BN Pétrole and AFNOR in March 2010.


  • Introduction of biofuels into the scope of activity of CEN/TC19 “Gaseous and liquid fuels, lubricants and related products of petroleum, synthetic and biological origin”.



  • Publication of European specifications for super fuels and low-sulphur diesel fuels in line with European directives.
  • Publication of the European standard on the specifications of Methyl Esters from vegetable oils mixed in diesel fuels (biofuels).


  • BN Pétrole’s Products and Methods Department appointed (commissioned) by AFNOR.
  • It now represents AFNOR as Committee Member in the technical committees of CEN
    (European Committee for Standardization) and of ISO
    (International Organization for Standardization) dealing with petroleum products. 
  • Becomes the Chair and Secretariats of SC 1 (Petroleum products and lubricants)
    and SC 4 (Classifications and specifications) of ISO/TC28 (Petroleum Products).



  • BN Pétrole legally attached to the AFTP.
  • Creation of CEN/TC 12 = Materials, equipment and offshore structures
    for petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries TC equivalent of ISO/TC 67.



  • BN Pétrole recognised by AFNOR for monitoring Standardization for the Oil Industry.
  • France becomes the Chair and Secretariat of ISO / TC67 / SC 6
    (Processing equipment and systems) 
    and the Petroleum Equipment Department created within BN Pétrole





  • Technical Committee TC 19 created in CEN (Petroleum Products and Lubricants)
    to harmonise the specifications and measurement methods for petroleum products in Europe. 


  • BN Pétrole created within the UFIP for providing measurement methods necessary for regulation, via AFNOR.

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