Western Canadian Select

Stream Description

Western Canadian Select is a Hardisty based blend of conventional and oilsands production managed by Canadian Natural Resources, Cenovus Energy, and Suncor Energy. Argus has launched daily volume-weighted average price indexes for Western Canadian Select (WCS) and will publish this index in the daily Argus Crude and Argus Americas Crude publications.


Most Recent Sample Details

Batch: WCS-294 --- Date: November 07, 2022 --- Sample Location: Hardisty

Western Canadian Select saw slightly increased pentanes and hexanes for the November 7th sample.


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Property (unit) Most Recent: 2022-11-07 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
Density (kg/m³)927.7930.9927.2927.8
Gravity (°API)20.920.421.020.9
Sulphur (wt%)3.603.723.653.64
Micro Carbon Residue (wt%)9.909.989.719.72
Sediment (ppmw)371220195202
Total Acid Number (mgKOH/g)0.910.950.901.01
Salt (ptb)12.212.912.914.0
Nickel (mg/kg)54.555.755.154.3
Vanadium (mg/kg)136.0135.2132.3131.3

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

Component by GC/FID Most Recent: 2022-11-07 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
C3- (vol%)0.120.100.100.09
iC4 iso-Butane (vol%)0.750.780.890.92
nC4 n-Butane (vol%)1.701.701.811.90
iC5 iso-Pentane (vol%)2.702.382.322.27
nC5 n-Pentane (vol%)3.102.642.562.49
C6 Hexanes (vol%)4.473.933.993.62
C7 Heptanes (vol%)3.202.923.152.94
C8 Octanes (vol%)2.292.322.512.07
C9 Nonanes (vol%)1.541.621.771.42
C10 Decanes (vol%)0.830.860.920.88
Component by GC/FID Most Recent: 2022-11-07 6 Month Average 1 Year Average 5 Year Average
Benzene (vol%)0.140.120.130.11
Toluene (vol%)0.280.280.310.27
Ethylbenzene (vol%)0.050.050.060.05
Xylenes (vol%)0.280.310.350.33
Mass % Recovered by ASTM D7169 Most Recent: 2022-11-01 (°C) 5 Year Average (°C) Most Recent: 2022-11-01 (°F) 5 Year Average (°F)
IBP32.817.391.063.1
538.046.6100.4115.9
1087.0113.1188.6235.6
20230.6249.5447.1481.1
30317.2328.7603.0623.7
40387.3395.4729.1743.7
50453.5458.9848.3858.0
60525.9531.2978.6988.2
70611.7614.01,133.11,137.2
80705.0700.91,301.01,293.6
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