What is Hardisty Synthetic Crude crude?

Hardisty Synthetic Crude is a combination of light sweet synthetic crudes consisting of Long Lake Light Synthetic and Husky Synthetic Blend.

Enbridge Pooled Crude Quality Specification

Pooled crudes at Superior are subject to quality specifications set by Enbridge. Test methods employed, typical results, testing frequency, and mitigation/penalty details can be found from the most recent document available here. Contact Enbridge Pipelines directly for additional information regarding pooled crude quality requirements.

Light Ends Summary

Property (vol%)Most Recent Sample6 Month Average1 Year Average5 Year Average
C3- 0.29 0.18 0.19 0.16
Butanes 2.38 2.25 2.23 2.03
Pentanes 2.32 2.15 2.07 2.05
Hexanes 2.29 2.43 2.37 2.55
Heptanes 2.88 3.15 2.99 2.93
Octanes 2.16 2.21 2.34 3.22
Nonanes 1.82 2.02 1.89 2.66
Decanes - - - 1.60

BTEX

Property (vol%)Most Recent Sample6 Month Average1 Year Average5 Year Average
Benzene 0.08 0.06 0.06 0.07
Toluene 0.24 0.23 0.22 0.24
Ethyl Benzene 0.11 0.12 0.11 0.12
Xylenes 0.38 0.40 0.40 0.43

Distillation

TBP ASTM D2892 & D5236
HTSD ASTM D7169

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Most Recent Sample Comments:
HSC-672, May 4, 2017

Last 6 Samples

Hardisty Synthetic Crude was consistent with historical averages. Typical merged simulated distillation results are included.

Basic Analysis

PropertyMost Recent Sample6 Month Average1 Year Average5 Year Average
Density (kg/m3) 861.9 862.8 862.8 860.7
Gravity (oAPI) 32.5 32.4 32.4 32.8
Sulphur (wt%) 0.19 0.17 0.16 0.14
MCR (wt%) ND ND 0.10 0.13
Nickel (mg/L) - ND 0.4 0.3
Vanadium (mg/L) - 0.8 0.9 1.1

*ND indicates a tested value below the instrument threshold.
1 Reference temperatures can be found here

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