Albian Heavy Synthetic

Stream Description

Albian Heavy Synthetic (AHS) is a partially upgraded dilbit produced from the Scotford Upgrader. The Scotford Upgrader is part of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project (AOSP), a joint venture between Shell Canada Energy (operator and 10% owner), Chevron Canada Limited (20%) and Canadian Natural Resources Limited (70%). AHS is a heavy crude oil, but due to partial upgrading, contains lower sulphur and TAN than unprocessed dilbits and synbits.


Most Recent Sample Details

Batch: AHS-6194 --- Date: February 01, 2023 --- Sample Location: Edmonton

Other than marginally reduced density, the February sample of Albian Heavy Synthetic was consistent with historical averages.


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Property (unit) Most Recent: 2023-02-01 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
Density (kg/m³)928.6935.3933.3935.0
Gravity (°API)20.819.720.019.7
Sulphur (wt%)2.682.682.692.64
Micro Carbon Residue (wt%)13.7014.0113.8513.82
Sediment (ppmw)---741704745
Total Acid Number (mgKOH/g)0.600.660.630.69
Salt (ptb)---6.35.76.8
Nickel (mg/kg)55.155.655.753.7
Vanadium (mg/kg)103.0106.1107.4102.0

ND: Not Detected - indicates a tested value below the instrument threshold.

Component by GC/FID Most Recent: 2023-02-01 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
C3- (vol%)0.090.060.060.11
iC4 iso-Butane (vol%)0.440.360.350.38
nC4 n-Butane (vol%)1.691.511.461.49
iC5 iso-Pentane (vol%)3.454.014.153.26
nC5 n-Pentane (vol%)4.044.584.623.72
C6 Hexanes (vol%)6.066.556.425.86
C7 Heptanes (vol%)3.553.533.513.66
C8 Octanes (vol%)3.012.672.693.07
C9 Nonanes (vol%)1.881.611.611.96
C10 Decanes (vol%)0.990.790.770.96
Component by GC/FID Most Recent: 2023-02-01 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
Benzene (vol%)0.140.150.160.14
Toluene (vol%)0.220.240.270.29
Ethylbenzene (vol%)0.090.080.080.09
Xylenes (vol%)0.240.250.270.31
Mass % Recovered by ASTM D7169 Most Recent: 2023-01-19 (°C) 5 Year Average (°C) Most Recent: 2023-01-19 (°F) 5 Year Average (°F)
IBP35.234.095.493.2
541.646.1106.9115.0
1085.897.5186.4207.5
20269.3250.2516.7482.4
30409.7391.5769.5736.7
40471.1452.1880.0845.8
50518.9500.0966.0932.0
60565.9546.71,050.61,016.1
70617.5599.41,143.51,110.9
80691.2670.51,276.21,238.9
90---706.0---1,302.8
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