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CRUDE OIL (REBCO)

CRUDE OIL (REBCO)

RUSSIAN EXPORT BLEND CRUDE OIL (REBCO)

Russian Export Blend Crude Oil (REBCO), also known as Urals oil, is a medium gravity sour crude. It is a mix of heavy oil from the Urals and the Volga region with light oil of Western Siberia. The REBCO (GOST 9965-76) is a medium gravity (API of 320) “sour” crude oil with a sulphur content of max. 1.8%.

URALS OIL

Constituents Unit Specifications Test Method
Density at 20 oc, max
kg/m3
0.870
ASTM D5002
Sulphur content, max
Wt.%
1.8
ASTM D4294
Parafin content , max
%
1.8
ASTM D5443
Water and sediment, max
vol.%
1.2
ASTM D4007
Ash content, max
wt.%
0.05
ASTM D482
Chloride content, max
%
100
ASTM D3230

Distillation, volume, max

Up to 200 ºC
%
21
Up to 300 oC
%
41
Up to 350 oC
%
50
Index API at 20oc,max

0API

32,00
ASTM D5002
Salts content, max
mg/l%
17.3
ASTM D3230
Mercaptans
mg/kg
<1
ASTM D3227
Pour Point
ºC
15
ASTM D5863
Kinematic Viscosity CST @ 20 ºC

mm2/s

4.92
ASTM D455
Hydrogen Sulfide
mg/kg
<1
ASTM D3227
Asphaltenes
%
0.9
ASTM D6560
Nitrogen
mg/l
342
ASTM D4629
KOH Number
mg/g
0.39
ASTM D8045–17