Sudan Nile Blend crude oil Assay
Nile Blend API gravity: 32.8Anything below 15 API would be considered an extra-heavy crude. Tim Fitzgibbon
API = (141.5/Specific Gravity) - 131.5
Barrels of Nile Blend crude oil per metric ton
In the oil industry, quantities of crude oil are often measured in metric tons. Nile Blend 7.3 bbl per MT.
Nile Blend Sulfur: 0.05%
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.