Borealis Heavy Blend

What is Borealis Heavy Blend?

Borealis Heavy Blend (BHB) is a Suncor Energy Canada diluted bitumen (dilbit) comprised of SAGD produced bitumen and hydrotreated naphtha/conventional diluent.


It is shipped from Fort McMurray to Edmonton and Hardisty, then to further markets across North America.

Most Recent Sample Comments

BHB-248, Sep 2, 2017

Elevated density, sulphur, MCR, TAN, and pentanes were recorded for the September sample of Borealis Heavy Blend. These shifts are expected due to the seasonality of this stream.

Last 6 Samples // Monthly Reports



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Basic Analysis

Property

Most Recent Sample

6 Month Average

1 Year Average

5 Year Average

Density (kg/m3)

930.3

925.0

924.6

923.7

Gravity (oAPI)

20.5

21.4

21.4

21.6

Sulphur (wt%)

4.22

3.91

3.84

3.79

MCR (wt%)

11.10

9.88

9.65

9.89

Sediment (ppmw)

-

205

199

189

TAN (mgKOH/g)

2.71

2.56

2.55

2.38

Salt (ptb)

-

5.3

5.9

6.4

Nickel (mg/kg)

66.8

61.1

59.4

61.2

Vanadium (mg/kg)

172.0

160.3

155.6

162.0


Light Ends Summary


Property (vol%)

Most Recent Sample

6 Month Average

1 Year Average

5 Year Average

C3-

0.02

0.01

0.01

0.01

Butanes

1.06

1.21

1.37

1.25

Pentanes

11.66

8.13

7.22

7.11

Hexanes

6.41

5.62

5.45

5.60

Heptanes

2.80

3.48

3.69

3.85

Octanes

1.29

3.12

3.57

3.77

Nonanes

0.57

2.24

2.61

2.75

Decanes

0.27

1.13

1.30

1.36


BTEX

Property (vol%)

Most Recent Sample

6 Month Average

1 Year Average

5 Year Average

Benzene

0.19

0.13

0.12

0.12

Toluene

0.18

0.22

0.24

0.24

Ethyl Benzene

0.02

0.08

0.09

0.09

Xylenes

0.11

0.30

0.34

0.36


Distillation

TBP

ASTM D2892 & D5236

HTSD

ASTM D7169