Crude grades

Crude oil comes in hundreds of different varieties or "grades." These grades are valued differently by refiners based on their crude qualities.

Some of the more common crude oil grades that have regular price assessments are:

Crude API Sulfur Source
Agbami 47.2 0.05 Nigeria
Akpo 45.8 0.07 Nigeria
Al Shaeen 30.3 1.90 Qatar
Amenam 37.0 0.17 Nigeria
Amna 37.0 0.17 Libya
ANS 31.4 0.96 US
Arab Extra Light 40.0 1.09 Saudi Arabia
Arab Heavy 28.0 2.80 Saudi Arabia
Arab Light 33.0 1.77 Saudi Arabia
Arab Medium 31.0 2.55 Saudi Arabia
Arab Super Light 51.0 0.09 Saudi Arabia
Ardjuna 37.0 0.09 Indonesia
Attaka 43.0 0.09 Indonesia
Azeri Light 34.9 0.55 Azerbaijan
Bach Ho 39.0 0.04 Vietnam
Bakken 42.1 0.18 US
Banoco 31.8 2.45 Bahrain
Basrah Heavy 23.6 4.20 Iraq
Basrah Light 30.0 2.92 Iraq
Belida 45.0 0.02 Indonesia
Bonga 29.1 0.29 Nigeria
Bonito  33.5 1.32 US
Bonny Light 34.5 0.14 Nigeria
Bow River 24.7 2.10 Canada
Brass River 36.5 0.13 Nigeria
Brega 42.0 0.22 Libya
Brent 37.9 0.45 UK
BTC 36.6 0.16 Azerbaijan
Cabinda 32.5 0.13 Angola
Castilla 18.8 1.97 Colombia
Champion 28.0 0.12 Brunei
Cinta 32.7 0.12 Indonesia
Cold Lake 19.9 3.25 Canada
Cossack 48.0 0.04 Australia
CPC 46.6 0.55 Kazakhstan
Dalia 23.7 0.49 Angola
Daqing 32.7 0.10 China
Dar 26.4 0.12 Sudan
Das 39.2 1.30 UAE
Djeno 27.6 0.34 Congo
Doba 25.1 0.08 Chad
Dubai 31.0 2.04 UAE
DUC 33.5 0.25 Denmark
Duri 21.5 0.20 Indonesia
Eagle Ford 45.0 0.20 US
Ekofisk 37.5 0.23 Norway
Enfield 22.0 0.12 Australia
Erha 33.7 0.18 Nigeria
Es Sider 36.2 0.49 Libya
Escalante 24.1 0.19 Argentina
Escravos 34.0 0.15 Nigeria
ESPO 36.0 0.50 Russia
Eugene Island 36.0 1.20 US
Fateh 30.0 3.00 UAE
Flotta 36.9 0.82 UK
Forcados 30.0 0.15 Nigeria
Forties 40.3 0.56 UK
Gippsland 48.0 0.10 Australia
Girassol 31.0 0.33 Angola
Griffin 5.0 0.03 Australia
Gullfaks 36.2 0.26 Norway
Handil 33.8 0.07 Indonesia
Hibernia 34.6 0.47 Canada
HLS 33.5 0.42 US
Hungo 27.4 0.65 Angola
Iran Heavy 30.7 1.80 Iran
Iran Light 33.7 1.50 Iran
Isthmus 33.6 1.30 Mexico
Jubilee 36.4 0.26 Ghana
Kern River 13.0 1.10 Canada
Khafji 29.0 2.85 Neutral Zone
Kikeh 36.7 0.06 Malaysia
Kimanis 38.6 0.06 Malaysia
Kirkuk 36.0 2.00 Iraq
Kissanje 30.7 0.36 Angola
Kole 30.2 0.34 Cameroon
Kumkol 41.2 0.11 Kazakhstan
Kutubu 45.0 0.04 Papua New Guinea
Kuwait 31.0 2.52 Kuwait
Labuan 29.9 0.03 Malaysia
LHS 42.0 0.45 US
Line 63 28.0 1.02 US
LLB 20.9 3.46 Canada
LLS 38.5 0.39 US
Loreto 18.1 1.30 Peru
LSB 36.1 1.05 Canada
Magdalena 20.0 1.60 Colombia
Marlim 19.2 0.78 Brazil
Mars 28.0 1.93 US
Masila 31.0 0.54 Yemen
Maya 22.0 3.30 Mexico
MEH 42.0 0.45 US
Merey 16.0 2.45 Venezuela
Mesa 30.0 0.90 Venezuela
Midale 30.0 2.35 Canada
Midway Sunset 13.0 1.20 US
Minas 35.0 0.08 Indonesia
Miri 29.8 0.08 Malaysia
MSW 40.5 0.40 Canada
Murban 40.4 0.79 UAE
Nanhai 39.5 0.05 China
Napo 19.0 2.01 Ecuador
Nemba 38.7 0.19 Angola
Nile Blend 32.8 0.05 Sudan
Niobrara 39.0 0.39 US
Olmeca 39.3 0.80 Mexico
Oman 33.3 1.06 Oman
Oriente 24.0 1.40 Ecuador
Oseberg 39.6 0.20 Norway
Palanca 37.2 0.18 Angola
Pazflor 25.6 0.43 Angola
Plutonio 33.2 0.37 Angola
Poseidon 30.5 1.70 US
Pyrenees 19.0 0.21 Australia
Qatar Land 41.1 1.22 Qatar
Qatar Marine 36.2 1.60 Qatar
Qua Iboe 36.6 1.60 Nigeria
Rabi 33.2 0.14 Gabon
Roncador 33.2 0.14 Gabon
Saharan Blend 46.0 0.10 Algeria
Sakhalin Blend 44.7 0.16 Russia
San Joaquin Light 26.0 1.10 US
Santa Barbara 36.0 0.95 Venezuela
Sarir 38.0 0.83 Libya
Senipah 51.0 0.03 Indonesia
Seria Blend 38.0 0.08 Brunei
Shengli 24.0 0.90 China
Siberian Light 34.8 0.57 Russia
Sirtica 41.0 0.40 Libya
Sokol 35.6 0.27 Russia
Southern Green Canyon 28.5 2.14 US
Statfjord 39.1 0.22 Norway
Su Tu Den 35.8 0.05 Vietnam
Suez Blend 30.4 1.65 Egypt
Syncrude  33.0 0.16 Canada
Syrian Heavy 23.1 4.19 Syria
Syrian Light 38.0 0.68 Syria
Tapis 46.0 0.02 Malaysia
Tengiz 47.5 0.47 Kazakhstan
Terra Nova 33.2 0.48 Canada
THUMS 17.0 1.50 US
Thunder Horse 31.5 0.96 US
Troll 35.9 0.14 Norway
Upper Zakum 34.0 1.95 UAE
Urals 30.6 1.48 Russia
Usan 30.6 0.23 Nigeria
Van Gogh 17.0 0.37 Australia
Vasconia 24.3 0.83 Colombia
Vincent 18.5 0.55 Australia
WCS 20.1 3.64 Canada
White Cliffs 46.0 0.39 US
White Rose 46.0 0.39 Canada
Widuri 33.3 0.07 Indonesia
Wilmington 17.0 1.20 US
WTI 42.0 0.45 US
WTS 38.0 0.50 US
Wyoming Sweet 32.0 0.90 US
Zafiro 29.5 0.26 Equatorial Guinea
Zarzaitine 42.8 0.06 Algeria
Zuetina 41.5 0.31 Libya

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