Crude: Kirkuk 

Latest Assay Date:

Assay Data

Property Minimum (typical) Maximum
API Gravity: 35.05
RVP psig: 5 6.9
Gas to C4 %wt: 1.05
Total Wax %wt: 5.06
Pour Point °c: -45 -15
Cloud Point °c: 16 19
H2S in Oil Phase ppm: 5
Benzene %wt: -
H2S in Vapour: Yes
Note: Cloud Points are calculated in accordance with Chapter 7 of EI Hydrocarbon Management Paper HM40
Kinematic Viscosity cst
T1°c: 20 V1: 10.78
T2°c: 40 V2: 5.76


Crude Oil Washing Code
Summer / Winter A4/A1 B2
(See HM40 for explanation of codes)
Minimum Temperatures °c
Load: No Heat
Carriage: No Heat
Discharge: No Heat


This crude is affected by ambient conditions, especially sea temperature. Heating during winter months will be needed. Heat to 25 C or maintain loaded temperature (whichever is greater). Bottom washing may be required.

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