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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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Figure 3-11: Latin American Heavy Crude Oil Production - By Country (Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Rest of Latin America)(% and thousand barrels/day)(2011/2021)
28bn project, which involves building a man-made causeway to 27 shallow-water drilling islands, will produce 900,000 b/d of heavy crude oil, 900 MCF/d of associated gas and 65,000 b/d of condensate, along with new processing infrastructure to handle the volumes of sulphur-rich Arabian heavy crude.
Having gained experience in extra-heavy oil E&P, PDVSA is helping Oil India Ltd (OIL) exploit heavy crude oil in Baghewala oilfield in Rajasthan.
Table 11: Extra-heavy Crude Oil Industry, Venezuela, Orinoco Heavy Oil Belt, Extra-heavy and Heavy Crude Oil Exploration Assets in Ayacucho Block, 2012 40
PDVSA will supply between 300,000 and 400,000 barrels per day of Venezuelan heavy crude oil to RIL's two refineries in Jamnagar under a 15-year crude oil supply contract as per oil supply contract.
The cost-reimbursable contract calls for the construction of heavy crude oil upgrading facilities with a capacity of 210,000 barrels/day.
Develop insights about the historic production of oil sands, extra heavy crude oil and oil shale and forecasts until 2020
It also provides a significant market for Canada's abundant heavy crude oil resources.
Due to the cold at that depth, heavy crude oil would move slowly, if at all, from any hole in the hull.
If DOE bought 100 million barrels of heavy crude oil during its expansion of the SPR it could save over $1 billion in nominal terms, assuming a price differential of $12 between the price of light crude oil and the lower price of heavy crude oil, the average differential over the last five years.
The heavy crude oil that will feed the new facility at Wilton was considered not to be commercially viable to exploit in the past.
166 million barrels of heavy crude oil and 2 million barrels of light crude oil has been exported on August 20 by 7 foreign ships, he said.