Seal Heavy

What is Seal Heavy?

Seal Heavy is produced by Shell Energy Canada from the Peace River oilsands formation by conventional (cold flow, CHOPS) production methods. Seal Heavy is a heavy crude oil and bitumen blended with diluent to meet pipeline specifications for density and viscosity. Seal Heavy is delivered to Edmonton on the Rainbow Pipeline system.

Most Recent Sample Comments

SH-604, Aug 7, 2017

The August sample of Seal Heavy had elevated density, sulphur, MCR, and TAN as well as reduced BTEX and light ends. These shifts are typical due to the seasonality of this stream.

Last 6 Samples // Monthly Reports



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Basic Analysis

Property

Most Recent Sample

6 Month Average

1 Year Average

5 Year Average

Density (kg/m3)

937.7

929.7

930.7

928.7

Gravity (oAPI)

19.3

20.6

20.4

20.7

Sulphur (wt%)

5.07

4.86

5.01

4.82

MCR (wt%)

9.80

9.47

9.41

9.27

Sediment (ppmw)

-

155

175

172

TAN (mgKOH/g)

2.32

2.13

2.09

1.97

Salt (ptb)

-

12.0

12.8

13.5

Nickel (mg/kg)

51.7

56.1

55.8

54.1

Vanadium (mg/kg)

150.0

154.5

157.3

152.1

Olefins (wt%)

-

-

-

ND


*ND indicates a tested value below the instrument threshold.


Light Ends Summary


Property (vol%)

Most Recent Sample

6 Month Average

1 Year Average

5 Year Average

C3-

0.06

0.10

0.12

0.13

Butanes

0.84

1.30

1.65

1.49

Pentanes

3.89

5.46

5.17

5.11

Hexanes

3.52

4.49

4.40

4.66

Heptanes

2.84

3.61

3.73

4.06

Octanes

2.35

3.02

3.25

3.49

Nonanes

1.72

2.12

2.37

2.57

Decanes

0.87

1.04

1.08

1.14


BTEX

Property (vol%)

Most Recent Sample

6 Month Average

1 Year Average

5 Year Average

Benzene

0.15

0.19

0.19

0.20

Toluene

0.28

0.36

0.37

0.42

Ethyl Benzene

0.05

0.08

0.09

0.10

Xylenes

0.28

0.39

0.41

0.45


Distillation

TBP

ASTM D2892 & D5236

HTSD

ASTM D7169