Light Sour Blend

Stream Description

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 Details

Batch: LSB-087 --- Date: October 15, 2022 --- Sample Location: Superior

Light Sour Blend saw elevated density, sulphur, MCR, TAN, and metals for the October sample. Simulated distillation results showed a smaller naphtha and larger gas oil and residue.


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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 specifications document . Contact Enbridge Pipelines directly for additional information regarding pooled crude quality requirements.



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Property (unit) Most Recent: 2022-10-15 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
Density (kg/m³)858.3848.8845.0838.2
Gravity (°API)33.235.135.837.2
Sulphur (wt%)1.741.541.401.23
Micro Carbon Residue (wt%)4.404.083.883.47
Sediment (ppmw)708685457414
Total Acid Number (mgKOH/g)0.310.170.150.17
Salt (ptb)48.452.235.238.8
Nickel (mg/kg)18.113.912.19.7
Vanadium (mg/kg)40.829.224.218.6
Olefins (wt%)NDNDNDND

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

Component by GC/FID Most Recent: 2022-10-15 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
C3- (vol%)0.490.560.590.57
iC4 iso-Butane (vol%)0.770.740.760.77
nC4 n-Butane (vol%)2.462.622.682.88
iC5 iso-Pentane (vol%)1.762.092.122.17
nC5 n-Pentane (vol%)2.352.892.993.15
C6 Hexanes (vol%)5.676.386.386.16
C7 Heptanes (vol%)5.686.136.146.12
C8 Octanes (vol%)6.056.606.535.74
C9 Nonanes (vol%)4.585.034.924.31
C10 Decanes (vol%)2.282.402.302.25
Component by GC/FID Most Recent: 2022-10-15 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
Benzene (vol%)0.290.320.310.26
Toluene (vol%)0.600.610.590.52
Ethylbenzene (vol%)0.370.400.390.30
Xylenes (vol%)0.590.580.580.56
Mass % Recovered by ASTM D7169 Most Recent: 2022-10-15 (°C) 5 Year Average (°C) Most Recent: 2022-10-15 (°F) 5 Year Average (°F)
IBP33.111.591.652.7
571.143.6160.0110.5
1099.881.3211.6178.3
20159.9129.0319.8264.2
30218.1183.7424.6362.7
40280.7238.3537.3460.9
50339.1293.3642.4559.9
60397.1350.0746.8662.0
70457.9412.7856.2774.9
80547.8490.51,018.0914.9
90---607.6---1,125.7
95---659.1---1,218.4
99---687.4---1,269.3

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