Tuesday, July 7, 2015

HONDO FIELD OIL CHARACTERISTICS





HONDO FIELD OIL CHARACTERISTICS



Gravity 19.6 deg API (heavy oil)
Sulphur 4.3 % by volume (sour oil)
Density 0.9461 [compared to density of water = 1.0000
[With 32% water saturation density = 0.9976
Almost as dense as water
Add a small amount of sediment and the oil will sink!]
Pour point – 15 deg C [like syrup]

HYDROCARBON GROUPS
Saturates 33%
Aromatics 31%
Resins 24%
Asphaltenes 12%
Waxes 4%

VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (VOCs in ppm)
Benzene 870
Toluene 2200
Ethylbenzene 1190
Xylene 2570
TOTAL BTEX 6830

C-3 Benzenes 4130
TOTAL VOCs 10960 ppm

METALS
Nickel 75 ppm
Vanadium 196 ppm