Borealis Heavy Blend

Stream Description

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 Details

Batch: BHB-019 --- Date: November 01, 2022 --- Sample Location: Hardisty

Other than marginally reduced pentanes, the November sample of Borealis Heavy Blend was consistent with historical averages.


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Property (unit) Most Recent: 2022-11-01 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
Density (kg/m³)928.6929.5926.8925.9
Gravity (°API)20.820.621.121.2
Sulphur (wt%)3.573.783.683.76
Micro Carbon Residue (wt%)9.9010.079.699.92
Sediment (ppmw)ND131107163
Total Acid Number (mgKOH/g)2.342.312.242.32
Salt (ptb)ND7.57.46.2
Nickel (mg/kg)60.161.160.559.6
Vanadium (mg/kg)158.0159.1157.0157.3

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

Component by GC/FID Most Recent: 2022-11-01 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
C3- (vol%)ND0.020.020.02
iC4 iso-Butane (vol%)0.180.180.190.20
nC4 n-Butane (vol%)1.401.011.151.10
iC5 iso-Pentane (vol%)1.432.532.182.82
nC5 n-Pentane (vol%)2.353.303.023.50
C6 Hexanes (vol%)4.524.764.815.02
C7 Heptanes (vol%)4.043.443.813.65
C8 Octanes (vol%)5.063.624.253.68
C9 Nonanes (vol%)4.052.613.072.60
C10 Decanes (vol%)2.201.391.601.35

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

Component by GC/FID Most Recent: 2022-11-01 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
Benzene (vol%)0.040.090.080.10
Toluene (vol%)0.200.230.250.24
Ethylbenzene (vol%)0.140.100.110.09
Xylenes (vol%)0.420.370.430.36
Mass % Recovered by ASTM D7169 Most Recent: 2022-10-02 (°C) 5 Year Average (°C) Most Recent: 2022-10-02 (°F) 5 Year Average (°F)
IBP34.934.694.894.3
550.350.7122.5123.3
10106.190.3223.0194.5
20222.2203.0432.0397.4
30335.6324.8636.1616.6
40404.0395.3759.2743.5
50465.2456.9869.4854.4
60536.0529.9996.8985.8
70616.0615.71,140.81,140.3
80704.3701.31,299.71,294.3
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