What is Bow River North crude?

Bow River North refers to the conventional heavy crude production gathered south of Hardisty, Alberta and delivered to terminals at the North end of the Bow River pipeline system in Hardisty. Bow River North is 20 to 24 API, 3.0 to 2.75 wt% sulphur conventional heavy crude stream with a long history. As a gathered production stream, Bow River North is connected to, and takes deliveries from, multiple producers' facilities. The vast majority of Bow River North is combined with Western Canadian Blend (WCB) and Fosterton (F) at Superior, WI to create Premium Conventional Heavy (PCH).

Light Ends Summary

Property (vol%)Most Recent Sample6 Month Average1 Year Average5 Year Average
C3- 0.19 0.16 0.16 0.14
Butanes 2.40 2.53 2.39 2.19
Pentanes 5.37 4.92 5.35 5.57
Hexanes 4.10 3.88 4.15 4.47
Heptanes 3.02 2.91 3.01 3.22
Octanes 2.72 2.62 2.61 2.67
Nonanes 2.12 1.98 1.91 1.98
Decanes 1.05 1.02 0.94 0.92

BTEX

Property (vol%)Most Recent Sample6 Month Average1 Year Average5 Year Average
Benzene 0.08 0.08 0.10 0.12
Toluene 0.15 0.18 0.21 0.23
Ethyl Benzene 0.06 0.07 0.07 0.07
Xylenes 0.19 0.25 0.27 0.28

Distillation

TBP ASTM D2892 & D5236
HTSD ASTM D7169

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Most Recent Sample Comments:
BRN-086, Nov 2, 2017

Last 6 Samples

Typical light ends and bulk properties were observed in the November sample of Bow River North.

Basic Analysis

PropertyMost Recent Sample6 Month Average1 Year Average5 Year Average
Density (kg/m3) 928.3 928.3 927.3 924.9
Gravity (oAPI) 20.8 20.8 21.0 21.4
Sulphur (wt%) 2.88 2.92 2.95 2.92
MCR (wt%) 11.10 10.70 10.86 10.45
Sediment (ppmw) - 392 459 375
TAN (mgKOH/g) 0.92 0.94 0.96 0.88
Salt (ptb) - 13.1 12.5 12.9
Nickel (mg/L) 44.1 47.2 48.2 47.0
Vanadium (mg/L) 99.2 105.9 106.5 106.5
1 Reference temperatures can be found here

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