Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP)

What is Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP)?

Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) meaning An indirect measure of the rate at which petroleum liquids evaporate. Its the absolute vapor pressure of a crude oil, or of single or mixed liquid petroleum products, as measured by the Reid Method (ASTM Method D 323).


reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)