United States San Joaquin Light crude oil Assay
San Joaquin Light API gravity: 26Anything below 15 API would be considered an extra-heavy crude. Tim Fitzgibbon
API = (141.5/Specific Gravity) - 131.5
Barrels of San Joaquin Light crude oil per metric ton
In the oil industry, quantities of crude oil are often measured in metric tons. San Joaquin Light 7 bbl per MT.
San Joaquin Light 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.