Properties of Crude Oils and Oil Products

Bunker C Light Fuel Oil

Equation(s) for Predicting Evaporation
Reference ID
ESD 96
Chemical Dispersibility (volume %)
Reference ID
Corexit 9500 5 ESD 94
Corexit 9527 0 EETD 89
Dasic LTS 0 EETD 89
Enersperse 700 0 EETD 89
Volatile Organic Compounds (ppm)
Reference ID
Benzene 50 ESD 94
Toluene 50 ESD 94
Ethylbenzene 50 ESD 94
Xylenes 140 ESD 94
C3-benzenes 550 ESD 94
Total BTEX 280 ESD 94
Total VOCs 830 ESD 94
Boiling Point Distribution (weight %)
Boiling Point Weight % Reference ID
(°C)
200 1 ESD 94
250 7 ESD 94
300 19 ESD 94
350 38 ESD 94
400 54 ESD 94
450 64 ESD 94
500 69 ESD 94
550 72 ESD 94
600 76 ESD 94
650 83 ESD 94
700 89 ESD 94
Boiling Point Distribution (°C)
Weight % Boiling Point Reference ID
'C
5 241 ESD 94
10 266 ESD 94
15 286 ESD 94
20 302 ESD 94
25 315 ESD 94
30 329 ESD 94
35 343 ESD 94
40 357 ESD 94
45 370 ESD 94
50 386 ESD 94
55 403 ESD 94
60 425 ESD 94
65 457 ESD 94
70 525 ESD 94
75 588 ESD 94
80 628 ESD 94
85 666 ESD 94
90 712 ESD 94
Metals (ppm)
Reference ID
Barium < 0.3 Cao 92
Chromium < 1.5 Cao 92
Copper < 0.6 Cao 92
Iron 12.4 Cao 92
Lead < 3 Cao 92
Magnesium 4.7 Cao 92
Molybdenum 0.9 Cao 92
Nickel 31 Cao 92
Titanium < 0.6 Cao 92
Vanadium 157 Cao 92
Zinc < 0.6 Cao 92
Aqueous Solubility (mg/L)
Temperature Reference ID
(°C)
20 (approx.) 4.45
  • (a)
MacLean 89
20 (approx.) 2.29
  • (b)
MacLean 89
Test Organism Reference ID
Daphnia magna 48h EC50 4.14
  • (a)
MacLean 89
Daphnia magna 48h EC50 0.37
  • (b)
EETD 89
Daphnia magna 48h LC50 > 0.4
  • (b)
EETD 89
Daphnia magna 48h LC50 > 4.45
  • (a)
MacLean 89
Artemia spp. 48h EC50 > 2.29
  • (a)
MacLean 89
Artemia spp. 48h EC50 > 0.32
  • (b)
EETD 89
Artemia spp. 48h LC50 > 2.29
  • (a)
MacLean 89
Artemia spp. 48h LC50 > 0.32
  • (b)
EETD 89
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Properties of Crude Oils and Oil Products

Bunker C Fuel Oil

Synonyms:
Reference ID
API Gravity
Reference ID
14.1 API 81
12.3 EETD 88
Equation(s) for Predicting Evaporation
Reference ID
ESD 96
Sulphur (weight %)
Reference ID
2.4 API 81
Water Content (weight %)
Reference ID
0.1 ESD 98
Flash Point (°C)
Reference ID
98 EETD 88
174 Twardus 80
> 62 Shell 99a
Fire Point (°C)
Reference ID
> 257 Twardus 80
density (g/mL)
Temperature Reference ID
(°C)
0 0.98 Mackay 82a
0 0.9941 EETD 88
5 0.976 Mackay 82a
5 0.9904 EETD 88
10 0.973 Mackay 82a
10 0.9867 EETD 88
15 0.969 Mackay 82a
15 0.983 EETD 88
15 < 1.029 Shell 99a
16 0.971 API 81
20 0.966 Mackay 82a
20 0.9788 EETD 88
25 0.965 Mackay 82a
25 0.9749 EETD 88
30 0.9718 EETD 88
Pour Point (°C)
Reference ID
15 EETD 88
6 Mackay 82a
7 Twardus 80
Dynamic Viscosity (mPa·s or cP)
Temperature Reference ID
(°C)
0 73500000 Twardus 80
0 1037000 ESD 93
10 28700000 Twardus 80
15 45030 ESD 93
20 5980000 Twardus 80
25 3180 Mackay 82a
Kinematic Viscosity (mm²/s or cSt)
Temperature Reference ID
(°C)
50 211 to 640 Shell 99a
Emulsion Formation
Evaporation Reference ID
(weight%)
Visual stability entrained ESD 98
Viscosity (mPa·s) 110000 ESD 98
Complex modulus (mPa) 720000 ESD 98
Water content (wt %) 26 ESD 98
Chemical Dispersibility (volume %)
Reference ID
Corexit 9500 7 ESD 98
Corexit 9527 0 EETD 89
Dasic LTS 0 EETD 89
Enersperse 700 0 EETD 89
Hydrocarbon Groups (weight %)
Reference ID
Saturates 24 Mackay 82a
Aromatics 55 Mackay 82a
Resins 15 Mackay 82a
Asphaltenes 6 Mackay 82a
Asphaltenes 7 ESD 91
Waxes 12 ESD 91
Waxes 55 Mackay 82a
Surface Tension (mN/m or dynes/cm)
Temperature Reference ID
(°C)
0 NM EETD 88
15 NM EETD 88
Room temperature 27 Twardus 80
Oil/Salt Water Interfacial Tension (mN/m or dynes/cm)
Temperature Reference ID
(°C)
0 NM EETD 88
15 NM EETD 88
Oil/Fresh Water Interfacial Tension (mN/m or dynes/cm)
Temperature Reference ID
(°C)
0 NM EETD 88
15 NM EETD 88
Room temperature 40 Twardus 80
Boiling Point Distribution (weight %)
Boiling Point Weight % Reference ID
(°C)
160 1 ESD 94
180 1 ESD 94
200 2 ESD 94
250 5 ESD 94
300 8 ESD 94
350 13 ESD 94
400 20 ESD 94
450 28 ESD 94
500 33 ESD 94
550 38 ESD 94
600 51 ESD 94
650 68 ESD 94
700 81 ESD 94
Boiling Point Distribution (°C)
Weight % Boiling Point Reference ID
'C
5 247 ESD 94
10 324 ESD 94
15 369 ESD 94
20 400 ESD 94
25 429 ESD 94
30 468 ESD 94
35 528 ESD 94
40 563 ESD 94
45 583 ESD 94
50 597 ESD 94
55 612 ESD 94
60 626 ESD 94
65 640 ESD 94
70 656 ESD 94
75 675 ESD 94
80 697 ESD 94
85 723 ESD 94
Metals (ppm)
Reference ID
Barium < 0.3 Cao 92
Chromium < 1.5 Cao 92
Copper 1.2 Cao 92
Iron 35 Cao 92
Lead < 3 Cao 92
Magnesium 23.9 Cao 92
Molybdenum < 0.6 Cao 92
Nickel 8.6 Cao 92
Titanium < 0.6 Cao 92
Vanadium 42 Cao 92
Zinc 1.6 Cao 92
Other Elements (weight %)
Reference ID
Nitrogen 0.34 API 81
Aqueous Solubility (mg/L)
Reference ID
20 6.3
  • (b)
Anderson 74
22 0.4
  • (a)
Suntio 86
Unknown 1.7
  • (a)
Murray 84
Acute Toxicity of Water Soluble Fraction (mg/L)
Test Organism Reference ID
Neanthes arenaceodentata 24h LC50 > 6.3 Rossi 76
Neanthes arenaceodentata 48h LC50 4.6 Rossi 76
Neanthes arenaceodentata 96h LC50 3.6 Rossi 76
Capitaella capitata 24h LC50 > 6.3 Rossi 76
Capitaella capitata 48h LC50 1.1 Rossi 76
Capitaella capitata 96h LC50 0.9 Rossi 76
Mysidopsis almyra 24h LC50 6.3 Anderson 74
Mysidopsis almyra 48h LC50 0.9 Anderson 74
Palaemonetes pugio 24h LC50 3.2 Anderson 74
Palaemonetes pugio 48h LC50 2.8 Anderson 74
Palaemonetes pugio 96h LC50 2.6 Anderson 74
Penaeus aztecus 24h LC50 3.8 Anderson 74
Penaeus aztecus 48h LC50 3.5 Anderson 74
Penaeus aztecus 96h LC50 1.9 Anderson 74
Menidia beryllina 24h LC50 3.6 Anderson 74
Menidia beryllina 48h LC50 2.7 Anderson 74
Menidia beryllina 96h LC50 1.9 Anderson 74
Fundulus similis 24h LC50 3.8 Anderson 74
Fundulus similis 48h LC50 2.3 Anderson 74
Fundulus similis 96h LC50 1.7 Anderson 74
Cyprinodon variegatus 24h LC50 4.7 Anderson 74
Cyprinodon variegatus 48h LC50 4.4 Anderson 74
Cyprinodon variegatus 96h LC50 3.1 Anderson 74

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AMOP Technical Seminar
Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program (AMOP) Technical Seminar:
This seminar is of interest to researchers, scientists, students and consultants
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managers and regulators interested in the control and management of oil spills.
The 23rd AMOP Technical Seminar will be held at:
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from June 14 to 16, 2000.

Properties of Crude Oils and Oil Products

Bunker C Fuel Oil (Alaska)

Synonyms:
Reference ID
Blenkinsopp 97
API Gravity
Reference ID
11.4 ESD 96
Equation(s) for Predicting Evaporation
Reference ID
ESD 98
Sulphur (weight %)
Evaporation Reference ID
(weight %)
0 0.53 ESD 97
8 0.56 ESD 97
Water Content (weight %)
Evaporation Reference ID
(weight %)
0 0.2 ESD 98
8 < 0.1 ESD 98
Flash Point (°C)
Evaporation Reference ID
(weight %)
0 83 ESD 96
8 > 95 ESD 96
Density (g/mL)
Temperature Evaporation Reference ID
(°C) (weight %)
0 0 0.9954 ESD 96
0 8 1.0111 ESD 96
15 0 0.9891 ESD 96
15 8 1.005 ESD 96
Pour Point (°C)
Evaporation Reference ID
(weight %)
0 -2 ESD 96
8 23 ESD 96
Dynamic Viscosity (mPa·s or cP)
Temperature Evaporation Reference ID
(°C) (weight %)
0 0 79100 ESD 96
0 8 7500000
  • (a)
ESD 96
15 0 8706 ESD 96
15 8 280000 ESD 96
Emulsion Formation
Evaporation Reference ID
(weight%)
Visual stability 0 entrained ESD 98
Visual stability 8 none ESD 98
Viscosity (mPa·s) 0 28000 ESD 98
Complex modulus (mPa) 0 130000 ESD 98
Water content (wt %) 0 35 ESD 98
Water content (wt %) 8 6 ESD 98
Chemical Dispersibility (volume %)
Evaporation Reference ID
(weight %)
Corexit 9500 0 14 ESD 98
Corexit 9500 8 6 ESD 98
Hydrocarbon Groups (weight %)
Evaporation Reference ID
(weight %)
Saturates 0 25 ESD 97
Saturates 8 23 ESD 97
Aromatics 0 47 ESD 97
Aromatics 8 42 ESD 97
Resins 0 17 ESD 97
Resins 8 20 ESD 97
Asphaltenes 0 11 ESD 97
Asphaltenes 8 15 ESD 97
Waxes 0 2 ESD 98
Waxes 8 2 ESD 98
Adhesion (g/m²)
Evaporation Reference ID
(weight %)
0 85 SD = 9 ESD 96
8 421 SD = 55 ESD 96
Volatile Organic Compounds (ppm)
Evaporation Reference ID
(weight %)
Benzene 0 33 ESD 97
Benzene 8 20 ESD 97
Toluene 0 41 ESD 97
Toluene 8 4 ESD 97
Ethylbenzene 0 55 ESD 97
Ethylbenzene 8 1 ESD 97
Xylenes 0 187 ESD 97
Xylenes 8 5 ESD 97
C3-benzenes 0 1470 ESD 97
C3-benzenes 8 8 ESD 97
Total BTEX 0 317 ESD 97
Total BTEX 8 30 ESD 97
Total VOCs 0 1787 ESD 97
Total VOCs 8 38 ESD 97
Surface Tension (mN/m or dynes/cm)
Temperature Evaporation Reference ID
(°C) (weight %)
0 0 NM ESD 96
0 8 NM ESD 96
15 0 32.5 ESD 96
15 8 NM ESD 96
Oil/Salt Water Interfacial Tension (mN/m or dynes/cm)
Temperature Evaporation Reference ID
(°C) (weight %)
0 0 NM ESD 96
0 8 NM ESD 96
15 0 NM ESD 96
15 8 NM ESD 96
Oil/Fresh Water Interfacial Tension (mN/m or dynes/cm)
Temperature Evaporation Reference ID
(°C) (weight %)
0 0 NM ESD 96
0 8 NM ESD 96
15 0 NM ESD 96
15 8 NM ESD 96
Boiling Point Distribution (weight %)
Boiling Point Evaporation Weight % Reference ID
(°C) (weight %)
160 0 1 ESD 96
250 8 4 ESD 96
180 0 2 ESD 96
300 8 10 ESD 96
200 0 4 ESD 96
350 8 16 ESD 96
250 0 12 ESD 96
400 8 27 ESD 96
300 0 17 ESD 96
450 8 42 ESD 96
350 0 23 ESD 96
500 8 53 ESD 96
400 0 33 ESD 96
550 8 63 ESD 96
450 0 46 ESD 96
600 8 72 ESD 96
500 0 57 ESD 96
650 8 80 ESD 96
550 0 65 ESD 96
700 8 87 ESD 96
600 0 73 ESD 96
650 0 81 ESD 96
700 0 88 ESD 96
Boiling Point Distribution (°C)
Weight % Evaporation Boiling Point Reference ID
(weight %) 'C
5 0 210 ESD 96
5 8 254 ESD 96
10 0 236 ESD 96
10 8 303 ESD 96
15 0 272 ESD 96
15 8 345 ESD 96
20 0 328 ESD 96
20 8 371 ESD 96
25 0 363 ESD 96
25 8 392 ESD 96
30 0 387 ESD 96
30 8 409 ESD 96
35 0 407 ESD 96
35 8 426 ESD 96
40 0 426 ESD 96
40 8 444 ESD 96
45 0 446 ESD 96
45 8 464 ESD 96
50 0 468 ESD 96
50 8 486 ESD 96
55 0 492 ESD 96
55 8 509 ESD 96
60 0 519 ESD 96
60 8 535 ESD 96
65 0 548 ESD 96
65 8 562 ESD 96
70 0 579 ESD 96
70 8 590 ESD 96
75 0 611 ESD 96
75 8 620 ESD 96
80 0 645 ESD 96
80 8 653 ESD 96
85 0 684 ESD 96
85 8 688 ESD 96
90 0 719 ESD 96
90 8 723 ESD 96

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AMOP Technical Seminar
Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program (AMOP) Technical Seminar:
This seminar is of interest to researchers, scientists, students and consultants
involved in the research and development of oil spill countermeasures technology, and to
managers and regulators interested in the control and management of oil spills.
The 23rd AMOP Technical Seminar will be held at:
Coast Plaza Suite Hotel at Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
from June 14 to 16, 2000.

Properties of Crude Oils and Oil Products

Bunker C Fuel Oil (Irving Whale)

Synonyms:
Reference ID
API Gravity
Reference ID
11.6 ESD 90
Sulphur (weight %)
Reference ID
1.93 ESD 96
Water Content (weight %)
Reference ID
0.7 ESD 90
Flash Point (°C)
Reference ID
115 ESD 90
Density (g/mL)
Temperature Reference ID
(°C)
0 0.9985 ESD 90
5 0.9962 ESD 90
10 0.9918 ESD 90
15 0.9879 ESD 90
20 0.9844 ESD 90
25 0.9801 ESD 90
Pour Point (°C)
Reference ID
6 ESD 90
Dynamic Viscosity (mPa·s or cP)
Temperature Reference ID
(°C)
0 798200 ESD 90
15 40340 ESD 90
Hydrocarbon Groups (weight %)
Reference ID
Saturates 32 ESD 95
Aromatics 32 ESD 95
Resins 17 ESD 95
Asphaltenes 19 ESD 95
Volatile Organic Compounds (ppm)
Reference ID
Benzene 100 ESD 94
Toluene 0 ESD 94
Ethylbenzene 0 ESD 94
Xylenes 100 ESD 94
C3-benzenes 560 ESD 94
Total BTEX 210 ESD 94
Total VOCs 770 ESD 94
Distillation (°C)
Total Distillate Boiling Point Reference ID
(volume %) 'C
IBP 109 ESD 90
5 142 ESD 90
10 216 ESD 90
15 232 ESD 90
20 255 ESD 90
25 243 ESD 90
30 253 ESD 90
35 260 ESD 90
40 264 ESD 90
45 263 ESD 90
50 259 ESD 90
55 264 ESD 90
60 281 ESD 90

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AMOP Technical Seminar
Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program (AMOP) Technical Seminar:
This seminar is of interest to researchers, scientists, students and consultants
involved in the research and development of oil spill countermeasures technology, and to
managers and regulators interested in the control and management of oil spills.
The 23rd AMOP Technical Seminar will be held at:
Coast Plaza Suite Hotel at Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
from June 14 to 16, 2000.