What is Southern Lights Diluent?

Southern Lights condensate is a pentanes plus stream originating in the US midwest and transported to Edmonton, AB on the Enbridge Mainline system. It is delivered into CRW at the Edmonton Terminal on a continuous, rateable basis.

Composition Summary

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Property (vol%)Most Recent Sample6 Month Average1 Year Average5 Year Average
iso-Butane 0.34 0.50 0.41 0.24
n-Butane 1.51 1.94 2.07 2.03
iso-Pentane 25.18 25.83 25.53 25.84
n-Pentane 26.42 26.19 26.01 24.98
Hexanes 21.13 20.40 19.92 20.23
C7 x C12 25.16 24.50 25.65 25.78
Total C12- 99.75 99.38 99.60 99.13
C13 x C30+ 0.00 0.46 0.23 0.41

BTEX

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Property (vol%)Most Recent Sample6 Month Average1 Year Average5 Year Average
Benzene 0.59 0.66 0.57 0.69
Toluene 0.86 0.81 0.73 0.82
Ethyl Benzene 0.12 0.10 0.10 0.09
Xylenes 0.65 0.50 0.50 0.43
BTEX Total 2.22 2.07 1.90 2.03

Trace Sulphur

Property
(mass ppm)
Most Recent Sample6 Month Average1 Year Average5 Year Average
Volatile Mercaptans 40.5 41.0 32.3 21.3
C7- Mercaptans 55.6 54.7 45.7 39.3

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Most Recent Sample Comments:
SLD-066, Nov 5, 2017

Last 6 Samples

Southern Lights Diluent was consistent with historical averages for the November sample.

Basic Analysis

PropertyMost Recent Sample6 Month Average1 Year Average5 Year Average
Density (kg/m3) 664.3 664.9 666.8 668.1
Gravity (oAPI) 81.3 81.1 80.5 80.1
Sulphur (wt%) ND 0.02 0.02 0.02
MCR (wt%) ND ND ND ND
Viscosity @ 7.5oC (cSt) 0.46 0.47 0.48 0.50
RVP (kPa) - - - 87.5
Sediment (ppmw) ND 22 33 17
Olefins (wt%) - - - 0.3
Organo-Phosphorus (ppmw) - - - ND
Oxygenates (wt%) - - - ND

*ND indicates a tested value below the instrument threshold.

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