Basrah medium crude oil specifications

1 Oct 2018 The light crude oil is a new grade with an API gravity of around 34-43, Basrah Light grade that Iraq exports will be renamed Basrah Medium,  Classification according to the API degree: Light crude oil: API gravity higher than 31.1 °API (less than 870 kg/m³); Medium crude oil: API gravity from 31.1 

The Basrah Heavy stream is exported from the Al Basra Oil Terminal and Khor al-Amaya Oil Terminal. Load Port Data The Al Basra Oil Terminal, commonly referred to as ABOT, is a deep sea island offshore crude terminal located approximately 31 nautical miles SE of the Iraqi port of Al Faw. The new Basrah Medium grade will have an API gravity of 29-30 degrees and 2%sulfur, SOMO Deputy Director General Ali Nazar al-Shatari told S&P GlobalPlatts. There will also be slight changes to the existing grades. Basrah Heavy willremain largely the same at 23 degrees API and 4% sulfur. Some of the most important physical properties of crude oil include: oAPI oAPI = (141.5/SG 15oF) - 131.5 The purpose of this equation was to extend the range of the specific gravity scale. Platts reports that Iraq plans to launch a new Basrah Medium crude oil grade "whenever logistics allow," to provide "more stability" in existing grades. It quotes Ali Nazar al-Shatari, the Deputy Director General of the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) as saying the new grade will have an API gravity of 29-30 degrees, with 2 percent sulphur. conform with the light Crude Oil specification, as agreed to in the contract, the price per barrel shall decrease by USD 0.02 (two United States Cents) for each 1/10 th (one tenth) of a percent above 0.15% wt., Sulphur for the Crude Oil. QUALITY AND GRADE: The quality of this product shall be regular Basra Crude Oil. The goods to be supplied under the present contract shall be crude oil in conformity with the specification as above which is an integral part of this contract. Seller and Supplier responsibility with regards to the quality of the goods delivered is limited to the above mentioned specifications.

Table (2) Specification of the main Iraqi crude oils [3, 5]. Crude Oil. Kirkuk Light Basrah Light Basrah Medium Basrah Heavy. API gravity at 15.6 °C. 35.8. 33.6.

Some of the most important physical properties of crude oil include: oAPI oAPI = (141.5/SG 15oF) - 131.5 The purpose of this equation was to extend the range of the specific gravity scale. Platts reports that Iraq plans to launch a new Basrah Medium crude oil grade "whenever logistics allow," to provide "more stability" in existing grades. It quotes Ali Nazar al-Shatari, the Deputy Director General of the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) as saying the new grade will have an API gravity of 29-30 degrees, with 2 percent sulphur. conform with the light Crude Oil specification, as agreed to in the contract, the price per barrel shall decrease by USD 0.02 (two United States Cents) for each 1/10 th (one tenth) of a percent above 0.15% wt., Sulphur for the Crude Oil. QUALITY AND GRADE: The quality of this product shall be regular Basra Crude Oil. The goods to be supplied under the present contract shall be crude oil in conformity with the specification as above which is an integral part of this contract. Seller and Supplier responsibility with regards to the quality of the goods delivered is limited to the above mentioned specifications. MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET CRUDE OIL Print Date: 01/01/2002 ***FOR “DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY”, SEE THE STATEMENT ON LAST PAGE*** Page 1 of 7 IMPORTANT: Read this MSDS before handling and disposing of this product and pass this information on to employees, customers, and users of this product.

26 Nov 2018 Characteristics of Basrah Light include medium gravity, low-TAN, and high-sulfur. Current production is roughly 3 million barrels per day.

As lead of the Rumaila Operating Organization (ROO), BP PLC produces Basrah Heavy crude on behalf of partners PetroChina Co. Ltd., South Oil Co., and Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) from Rumaila field, 50 km west of Basra, Iraq.

14 Mar 2018 By John Lee. Platts reports that Iraq plans to launch a new Basrah Medium crude oil grade "whenever logistics allow," to provide "more stability" 

Crude oil comes in hundreds of different varieties or "grades." These grades are Crude, API, Sulfur, Source. Agbami, 47.2, 0.05 Arab Medium, 31.0, 2.55, Saudi Arabia. Arab Super Light, 51.0 Basrah Heavy, 23.6, 4.20, Iraq. Basrah Light 

A partial list of global crude oil streams tested and inspected and tested by Intertek are shown below. Sweet Crude Oils Sweet crude oils are low in Sulphur below 0.5%wt and require less processing to meet product specifications

Platts reports that Iraq plans to launch a new Basrah Medium crude oil grade "whenever logistics allow," to provide "more stability" in existing grades. It quotes Ali Nazar al-Shatari, the Deputy Director General of the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) as saying the new grade will have an API gravity of 29-30 degrees, with 2 percent sulphur. conform with the light Crude Oil specification, as agreed to in the contract, the price per barrel shall decrease by USD 0.02 (two United States Cents) for each 1/10 th (one tenth) of a percent above 0.15% wt., Sulphur for the Crude Oil. QUALITY AND GRADE: The quality of this product shall be regular Basra Crude Oil. The goods to be supplied under the present contract shall be crude oil in conformity with the specification as above which is an integral part of this contract. Seller and Supplier responsibility with regards to the quality of the goods delivered is limited to the above mentioned specifications. MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET CRUDE OIL Print Date: 01/01/2002 ***FOR “DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY”, SEE THE STATEMENT ON LAST PAGE*** Page 1 of 7 IMPORTANT: Read this MSDS before handling and disposing of this product and pass this information on to employees, customers, and users of this product. CRUDE OIL SPECIFICATIONS Crude Oil Type Results IRANIAN LIGHT R.V.P (PS) 7.0 Specific Gravity At 16.6/16.8C 0.5545 A.P.I. Gravity at 15 BC 31-33 Water % Vol 0.02 Water and Sediment NIL Hydrogen Sulphide PPM NIL Salt NACL PPM 5.0 Sulphur P% WT 1.5 Asphalt Tense % WT 1.2

Platts reports that Iraq plans to launch a new Basrah Medium crude oil grade "whenever logistics allow," to provide "more stability" in existing grades. It quotes Ali Nazar al-Shatari, the Deputy Director General of the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) as saying the new grade will have an API gravity of 29-30 degrees, with 2 percent sulphur. conform with the light Crude Oil specification, as agreed to in the contract, the price per barrel shall decrease by USD 0.02 (two United States Cents) for each 1/10 th (one tenth) of a percent above 0.15% wt., Sulphur for the Crude Oil. QUALITY AND GRADE: The quality of this product shall be regular Basra Crude Oil. The goods to be supplied under the present contract shall be crude oil in conformity with the specification as above which is an integral part of this contract. Seller and Supplier responsibility with regards to the quality of the goods delivered is limited to the above mentioned specifications. MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET CRUDE OIL Print Date: 01/01/2002 ***FOR “DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY”, SEE THE STATEMENT ON LAST PAGE*** Page 1 of 7 IMPORTANT: Read this MSDS before handling and disposing of this product and pass this information on to employees, customers, and users of this product. CRUDE OIL SPECIFICATIONS Crude Oil Type Results IRANIAN LIGHT R.V.P (PS) 7.0 Specific Gravity At 16.6/16.8C 0.5545 A.P.I. Gravity at 15 BC 31-33 Water % Vol 0.02 Water and Sediment NIL Hydrogen Sulphide PPM NIL Salt NACL PPM 5.0 Sulphur P% WT 1.5 Asphalt Tense % WT 1.2