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heavy crude

[′hev·ē ′krüd]
(petroleum engineering)
Crude oil having a high proportion of viscous, high-molecular-weight hydrocarbons, and often having a high sulfur content.
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Canadian Natural Resources is a senior oil and natural gas production company that offers light and medium crude oil, primary heavy crude oil, Pelican Lake heavy crude oil, bitumen and synthetic crude oil (SCO).
The project involves the construction of a heavy crude oil refinery on a 3,000ha area, which would process up to 550,000 barrels per day (BPD) of dilbit (condensate diluent and Alberta oil sands bitumen).
Having gained experience in extra-heavy oil E&P, PDVSA is helping the state-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) in exploiting heavy crude oil in Baghewala oilfield in Rajasthan.
This is because it is developing heavy crude oil from an offshore field in the Gulf, which is planned to produce 900,000 b/d in 2015.
INNOVATIVE research aimed at making heavy crude oil refining processes greener and more productive is being carried out by a new tenant at Wilton Centre on Teesside.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Average daily price of Iran's heavy crude oil rose by more than three dollars in February when compared with a month earlier.
International Resource News-March 20, 2013--Ecopetrol claims presence of heavy crude oil at Pastinaca 1(C)1994-2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
JAPEX plans to initially increase capacity in the Hangingstone area of Alberta Province to 20,000 barrels per day (bpd) of bitumen (ultra heavy crude oil extracted from oil sands) in 2016 from the project's current 6,000 to 7, 000 bpd of bitumenat output, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement.
Public sector oil refining companies in India would soon import and refine more heavy crude oil, or Dubai crude oil, procured from West Asian countries.
This project is aiming to double the processing capacity of the refinery bybuilding a new facility to make the most of the heavy crude oil abundantly produced from the Orinoco Belt of the country.
The estimated heavy crude oil reserve globally by the International Energy Agency (IEA) is about 6 trillion barrels, with major reserve found in Canada and Venezuela (OECD/IEA, 2005; Das and Butler, 1998).
This collection of twenty-four articles on heavy crude oil provides an overview of the science and technology surrounding the effective extraction and use of this viscous petroleum product.