In the international petroleum industry, crude oil products are traded on various ...
Crude oil is considered "heavy" if it has long hydrocarbon chains, or "light" if it
Dec 2, 2009 ... Crude oil is not one indistinguishable substance. There are in fact 4 main types,
from light oils such as gasoline and jet fuel to heavy fuel oils.
Jun 26, 2013 ... Many types of crude oil are produced around the world. The market value of an
individual crude stream reflects its quality characteristics. Two of ...
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What is Crude Oil? Crude oil is not a single compound like water. It is a mixture of
hydrocarbon molecules, some large and some small. The temperature of water ...
Crude oil grades, types, and names. Crude oil testing and assay services
provided by Intertek support customers from the well-head to the refinery across
Apr 15, 2015 ... The petroleum industry often characterizes crude oils according to ... However,
classification of crude oil types by geographical source is not a ...
Feb 14, 2014 ... Understanding crude oil's complicated grading system is the first step for ...
Crudes are also grouped by grade or type – sweet, sour, light, ...
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) Oil, aka Texas Sweet Light, is a type of crude oil
used as a benchmark in oil pricing and the underlying commodity of New York ...