Canada Kern River crude oil Assay
Kern River API gravity: 13
API = (141.5/Specific Gravity) - 131.5
Barrels of Kern River crude oil per metric ton
In the oil industry, quantities of crude oil are often measured in metric tons. Kern River 6.42 bbl per MT.
Kern River Sulfur: 1.1%
Sulfur is considered an undesirable contaminant because, when burned, it generates sulfur oxides.
As a general rule, a crude oil grade with high sulfur content will have a lower value. This type of crude is often referred to as a sour crude.