Iran light and heavy crude oil

How to buy Iran Crude Oil from ATDM

1- Iranian crude oil will be sold only to end users including refiners or oil companies who are in possess a valid and unconditional processing and/or sale agreement with one of the bonafide and active oil refiners.

2- The applicant must be a reputable oil company having appropriate business and financial performance during last three years.

Note 1: Oil company is a company which is well known for its activities in oil upstream, downstream and / or physical oil transaction.

Note 2: Appropriate business performance is defined as fulfilling the contractual obligations against parties concerned and having good reputation in execution of its sale / purchase contracts. Note

3: The appropriate financial performance is defined as fulfilling the financial obligations under the terms and conditions of oil contracts on time, without any failure or delay in payments for the concluded transactions.

4- Financial and credit status of applicants must be approved by three prime banks acceptable to ATDM.

5- The applicant should be able to open the required letter of credit for payment of crude oil purchased.

6- For the purposes of registration, applicants should submit the following documents along with their request, addressing to ATDM Crude Oil sales department:

1) Articles of association as well as company’s registration certificates.

2) Names and particulars of the main shareholders of the company.

3) Financial statements (balance sheet and profit & loss statement) for last three years audited and approved by an internationally reputable auditing firm.

4) Documents proving the ownership of a refinery or a valid and unconditional processing and / or a sale agreement with a bonafide and acceptable oil refinery to which the crude oil is destined.

5) Crude oil transaction background with countries and / or oil companies for last three years.

6)Three financial and credit references from three prime banks acceptable to ATDM.

 

            Region
Grade
North West Europe* Mediterranean Sidi Kerir South Africa Asia
Price  Index (FOB Kharg) (FOB Kharg) (FOB SidiKerir) (FOB Kharg) Price Index (FOB Kharg)
Iran Light Ice

Bwave

 -4.30  -4.70  -3.10  -4.30 Average

(Oman,Dubai)

 -0.85
Iran Heavy  -5.80  -6.25  -4.65  -5.80  -2.45
Forozan Blend -5.60 -6.05  -4.45  -5.60  -2.25
Soroosh Iran Heavy -  -3.40 - - Iran Heavy  -5.45
Nowrooz -  -3.40 - -  -5.45
*: Freight adjustment to be applied.

Specification of Iran light crude oil

GENERAL DATA

SPECIFICATION

RESULT

TEST METHOD

SPECIFIC GRAVITY @ 15.56/15.56 °C

0.8579

ASTM          D-4052

API

33.4

"          D-1298

SULPHUR CONIENT (Total)                        Wt%

1.36

"          D-2622

** H2S CONTENT                                         PPM

50

RIPI

NITROGEN CONTENT (Total)                      Wt%

0.26

ASTM          D-4629

BASE SEDIMENT & WATER                        Vol%

TRACE < 0.05

"          D-1796

WATER CONTENT                                       Vol%

TRACE < 0.05

"          D-4006

SALT CONTENT                                           P.T.B

16.0

"          D-3230

KINEMATIC VISCOSITY @ 10 °C               *mm2/Sec

15.97

"            D-445

KINEMATIC VISCOSITY @ 20 °C               *mm2/Sec

10.43

"            D-445

KINEMATIC VISCOSITY @ 40 °C               *mm2/Sec

5.838

"            D-445

POUR POINT                                                °C

-8

"          D-5853

** R.V.P                                                          PSI

8.90

"            D-323

ASPHALTENES                                             Wt%

1.45

IP-143

WAX- CONTENT                                           Wt%

5.7

BP-237

DROP MELTING POINT OF WAX               °C

57

IP-133

CARBON RESIDUE CONRADSON            Wt%

3.67

ASTM            D-189

ACIDTY, TOTAL                                            Mg KOH/gr

0.11

UOP-565

NICKEL CONTENT                                       PPM

11.0

UOP-800

VANADIUM CONTENT                                 PPM

44.0

UOP-800

IRON CONTENT                                           PPM

< 2.0

UOP-800

LEAD CONTENT                                           PPM

< 1.0

UOP-391

SODIUM CONTENT                                     PPM

30.0

UOP-391

Specification of Iran heavy crude oil

GENERAL DATA

SPECIFICATION

RESULT

TEST METHOD

SPECIFIC GRAVITY @ 5.56/15.56           °C

0.8789

ASTM          D-4052

API

29.5

"           D-1298

SULPHUR CONIENT (Total)                     Wt%

1.99

D-2622

** H2S CONTENT                                     PPM

80

RIPI

NITROGEN CONTENT (Total)                  Wt%

0.25

ASTM          D-4629

BASE SEDIMENT & WATER                    Vol%

TRACE < 0.05

"           D-1796

WATER CONTENT                                    Vol%

TRACE < 0.05

"           D-4006

SALT CONTENT                                        P.T.B

16.0

"           D-3230

KINEMATIC VISCOSITY @ 10 °C            *mm2/Sec

29.42

"             D-445

KINEMATIC VISCOSITY @ 20 °C            *mm2/Sec

21.50

"             D-445

KINEMATIC VISCOSITY @ 40 °C            *mm2/Sec

16.56

"             D-445

POUR POINT                                             °C

-8

"           D-5853

** R.V.P                                                       PSI

8.10

"             D-323

ASPHALTENES                                         Wt%

3.90

IP-143

WAX- CONTENT                                       Wt%

6.0

BP-237

DROP MELTING POINT OF WAX           °C

56

IP-133

CARBON RESIDUE CONRADSON         Wt%

5.96

ASTM            D-189

ACIDTY, TOTAL                                         Mg KOH/gr

0.18

UOP-565

NICKEL CONTENT                                    PPM

23.0

UOP-800

VANADIUM CONTENT                             PPM

90.0

UOP-800

IRON CONTENT                                        PPM

5.4

UOP-800

LEAD CONTENT                                       PPM

< 1.0

UOP-391

SODIUM CONTENT                                  PPM

20.0

UOP-391

 
 

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