Benchamas crude is produced in the Gulf of Thailand and is loaded from an FSU (Floating Storage unit), the "Benchamas Explorer". The cargo sizes range from 200 to 600 thousand barrels with a maximum ship size of 110,000 DWT. Typically, the cargoes are sold with pricing based off Dated Brent. The production rate is approximately 30 thousand barrels per day.
Whole Crude Properties *
|Total Nitrogen, ppm
|Acid Number, mg KOH/g
|Pour Point, °C
|Charact. Factor (K-FACTOR)
|Viscosity, cSt at 40°C (104°F)
|Viscosity, cSt at 50°C (122°F)
|Ramsbottom Carbon, wt%
|Asphaltenes, (H.C7) wt%
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Benchamas Assay Data
The following links provide you with assay data tables (disclaimer) for various properties across a standard set of cuts, as well as a distillation summary in °F and °C.
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