PetroChina Blend

What is PetroChina Blend?

PetroChina Blend is a heavy sour synbit composed of SAGD production and domestic synthetic crude. As such, PXB has a high TAN and low MCRT for a 20 API gravity Canadian heavy crude. PXB is produced only at the MacKay River Central Plant, wholly owned and operated by PetroChina Canada Ltd. and is transported to Edmonton via the Grand Rapids Pipeline for sales and distribution on connected mainline pipelines.

Most Recent Sample Comments

PXB-031, Dec 25, 2017

PetroChina Blend is a new stream to CrudeMonitor and no comments on trends will be made at this point.

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)

929.8

933.0

933.0

933.0

Gravity (oAPI)

20.6

20.1

20.1

20.1

Sulphur (wt%)

2.71

2.78

2.78

2.78

MCR (wt%)

6.60

6.88

6.88

6.88

Sediment (ppmw)

-

104

104

104

TAN (mgKOH/g)

2.02

2.07

2.07

2.07

Salt (ptb)

-

3.0

3.0

3.0

Nickel (mg/kg)

43.6

48.2

48.2

48.2

Vanadium (mg/kg)

115.0

126.6

126.6

126.6


Light Ends Summary


Property (vol%)

Most Recent Sample

6 Month Average

1 Year Average

5 Year Average

C3-

0.02

0.05

0.05

0.05

Butanes

0.98

0.82

0.82

0.82

Pentanes

1.16

1.41

1.41

1.41

Hexanes

1.89

1.82

1.82

1.82

Heptanes

1.85

1.67

1.67

1.67

Octanes

2.25

2.01

2.01

2.01

Nonanes

2.37

2.01

2.01

2.01

Decanes

1.56

1.22

1.22

1.22


BTEX

Property (vol%)

Most Recent Sample

6 Month Average

1 Year Average

5 Year Average

Benzene

0.08

0.06

0.06

0.06

Toluene

0.21

0.16

0.16

0.16

Ethyl Benzene

0.10

0.07

0.07

0.07

Xylenes

0.32

0.25

0.25

0.25


Distillation

TBP

ASTM D2892 & D5236

No assays available for this crude.

HTSD

ASTM D7169