2021 Canadian Crude Quick Reference Guide

Whole Crude Analysis
Grade Acronym Name Seasonality Sample Site Gravity (°API) Sulfur (wt%) TAN (mgKOH/g) MCR (wt%) Viscosity at 60°F (cSt)1 Vapor Pressure (psi)2
Light SweetMSWMixed Sweet BlendnEdmonton41.00.38---1.706.0112.88
Medium SourMSMMidalenCromer32.81.98ND4.887.8112.44
Sweet SyntheticOSASuncor Synthetic AnEdmonton32.50.20---ND7.103.73
CNSCNRL Light Sweet SyntheticnEdmonton32.10.18---ND7.904.25
SSPSyncrude Sweet PremiumnEdmonton32.40.19---ND8.315.57
Pooled Crudes - ex SuperiorLSBLight Sour BlendnSuperior36.41.360.213.864.7913.33
CHVConventional HeavyySuperior21.33.190.9610.83179.109.14
PCHPremium Conventional HeavyySuperior21.93.300.9210.22168.9811.04
HSCHardisty Synthetic CrudenSuperior31.60.21---0.2310.636.00
SYNSynthetic Sweet BlendnSuperior31.70.30---0.427.795.48
PSYPremium SyntheticnSuperior31.50.20---0.2910.063.16
MSBMedium Sour BlendnSuperior33.41.780.204.537.9812.59
Heavy Sour - UnconventionalCLCold LakeyHardisty21.43.581.1610.44208.779.06
AWBAccess Western BlendyEdmonton21.93.811.6010.57205.259.82
BHBBorealis Heavy BlendyHardisty21.03.682.249.93179.107.51
WCSWestern Canadian SelectyHardisty20.93.590.959.79207.3810.40
CDBChristina Dilbit BlendyHardisty21.83.711.5010.33185.0210.44
KDBKearl LakeyEdmonton21.23.761.869.14164.798.91
WDBWestern Canada DilbitySuperior21.83.711.7210.08174.5710.04
FRBFort Hills DilbityHardisty20.93.892.049.01203.529.18
Heavy Sour - ConventionalSCSmiley-ColevilleyKerrobert20.22.860.909.38201.456.96
LLBLloyd BlendyHardisty20.93.410.799.55191.948.63
BRNBow River NorthyHardisty20.53.090.9310.59179.778.67
SHSeal HeavyyEdmonton21.24.391.578.78130.948.31
FFostertonyRegina22.43.300.749.80114.999.80
WHWabasca HeavyyEdmonton20.63.970.828.38163.776.50
Heavy Sour - SynbitPXBPetroChina BlendyEdmonton20.62.471.676.46156.355.03
Heavy Sour - Partially UpgradedAHSAlbian Heavy SyntheticyEdmonton19.82.650.7213.78153.8210.40
Heavy Low ResidOSHSuncor Synthetic HnHardisty19.33.033.510.81117.272.74
Mini-Assay Analysis
Naphtha [IBP x 375°F] Distillate [375°F x 650°F] Gas Oil [650°F x 980°F] Residual [980°F+]
Grade Acronym Name Vol % Gravity (°API) Sulfur (wt%) Vol % Gravity (°API) Sulfur (wt%) Vol % Gravity (°API) Sulfur (wt%) Vol % Gravity (°API) Sulfur (wt%) Assay Date
Light SweetMSWMixed Sweet Blend36.2664.860.01826.7637.840.17123.7525.300.51413.2313.941.4242014-08-01
Medium SourMSMMidale28.5759.120.09826.6834.771.41225.8919.712.89918.863.544.8992013-07-01
Sweet SyntheticOSASuncor Synthetic A24.9865.41-139.3230.920.05735.7019.970.409---------2011-08-01
CNSCNRL Light Sweet Synthetic26.5860.91-152.1530.810.03421.2720.420.261---------2012-07-01
SSPSyncrude Sweet Premium22.6261.040.00639.0332.370.02238.3520.110.431---------2011-04-01
Pooled Crudes - ex SuperiorLSBLight Sour Blend37.9464.020.02627.9735.860.58323.0321.971.58011.068.053.6992014-03-01
CHVConventional Heavy17.4969.040.09618.7428.371.76323.5216.333.25340.253.755.5162014-10-01
PCHPremium Conventional Heavy23.4874.890.03616.1130.451.07524.6016.822.44135.813.314.9032015-03-01
HSCHardisty Synthetic Crude20.8062.020.01437.9132.120.02041.2922.250.281---------2014-11-01
SYNSynthetic Sweet Blend23.6264.48-141.3731.890.03735.0120.490.372---------2015-04-01
PSYPremium Synthetic16.8657.77-149.7431.840.02133.4022.810.220---------2015-01-01
MSBMedium Sour Blend33.6965.440.08424.9735.980.96322.9721.802.20018.378.254.1932014-09-01
Heavy Sour - UnconventionalCLCold Lake22.0474.200.06015.2128.691.53421.8816.173.22140.872.956.0912014-07-01
AWBAccess Western Blend27.8475.670.03111.9129.301.30022.9015.283.25737.351.646.2902015-04-01
BHBBorealis Heavy Blend27.5976.100.02310.7427.011.49924.7513.273.63336.921.806.5362013-12-01
WCSWestern Canadian Select18.5072.390.06118.2328.771.423.5416.733.02439.733.745.7572016-10-01
CDBChristina Dilbit Blend27.4274.350.02612.3229.061.34624.6115.223.32235.651.946.2112013-03-01
KDBKearl Lake24.6278.910.01612.1826.991.50524.2414.783.45838.964.516.0062014-07-01
Heavy Sour - ConventionalSCSmiley-Coleville18.6170.120.06019.1328.531.52026.9916.452.96235.273.254.6862013-07-01
LLBLloyd Blend20.3472.800.04717.8828.751.26321.4217.602.75940.364.365.8172011-05-01
BRNBow River North22.0871.250.05013.9129.641.25427.6114.812.44336.402.004.6412013-12-01
SHSeal Heavy25.0467.400.17117.3628.992.51621.3615.004.54536.242.197.3822013-03-01
FFosterton17.1764.000.06622.9732.121.73827.4418.873.22532.423.525.0712012-03-01
WHWabasca Heavy19.2964.760.09420.3729.301.97926.1115.913.94234.233.136.6782013-04-01
Heavy Sour - Partially UpgradedAHSAlbian Heavy Synthetic27.2072.570.0187.1828.681.43129.9412.732.14235.68-0.194.0252014-03-01
Heavy Low ResidOSHSuncor Synthetic H11.0267.120.03011.3623.092.42773.6613.813.3183.9610.804.1262013-12-01