Light Sour Blend

What is Light Sour Blend?

Light Sour Blend (LSB) is a conventionally produced light sour crude gathered from batteries in southeastern Saskatchewan and southwestern Manitoba. LSB is considered a benchmark light sour crude (daily price postings are available for LSB on the Internet).

Most Recent Sample Comments

LSB-707, Apr 4, 2017

The April sample of Light Sour Blend was consistent with historical averages. Typical merged simulated distillation results are included. No olefins were detected.

Last 6 Samples // Monthly Reports

Enbridge Pooled Crude Quality Specification

Pooled crudes at Superior are subject to quality specifications set by Enbridge. Test methods employed, typical results, testing frequency, and mitigation/penalty details can be found from the most recent document available here. Contact Enbridge Pipelines directly for additional information regarding pooled crude quality requirements.



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Basic Analysis

Property

Most Recent Sample

6 Month Average

1 Year Average

5 Year Average

Density (kg/m3)

831.2

830.5

831.6

834.7

Gravity (oAPI)

38.6

38.8

38.5

37.9

Sulphur (wt%)

1.01

1.04

1.09

1.07

MCR (wt%)

2.80

2.93

2.99

3.08

Sediment (ppmw)

424

400

361

423

TAN (mgKOH/g)

0.17

0.22

0.22

0.17

Salt (ptb)

3.5

35.5

35.3

51.3

Nickel (mg/kg)

8.0

6.7

8.1

8.3

Vanadium (mg/kg)

11.0

11.2

15.3

14.4

Olefins (wt%)

ND

ND

ND

ND


*ND indicates a tested value below the instrument threshold.


DHA Analysis


Attribute

Value

Initial Boiling Point ( oC )

-11.72

Flash Point ( oC )

< -30

Class

3

Packing Group

1

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Property (vol%)

Most Recent Sample

6 Month Average

1 Year Average

5 Year Average

C3-

0.55

0.60

0.53

0.65

Butanes

3.05

3.26

3.17

2.99

Pentanes

4.84

5.40

5.69

4.24

Hexanes

5.34

5.66

6.20

6.17

Heptanes

6.66

7.26

7.37

6.92

Octanes

5.54

4.17

4.86

7.00

Nonanes

3.66

3.64

3.51

5.35

Decanes

-

-

-

2.66


BTEX

Property (vol%)

Most Recent Sample

6 Month Average

1 Year Average

5 Year Average

Benzene

0.24

0.25

0.25

0.26

Toluene

0.53

0.53

0.54

0.63

Ethyl Benzene

0.33

0.28

0.27

0.40

Xylenes

0.60

0.54

0.59

0.70


Distillation

TBP

ASTM D2892 & D5236

HTSD

ASTM D7169