heavy crude is extracted from the earth and follows an upgrading route which transforms the crude into a light sweet crude making it easily processable in refineries. The final product is then produced by blending back 20% of the vacuum residue into the sweet crude. The oil is used for bitumen production and has a API Gravity (liquid faction only) of 25.6, a specific gravity at 60F of 0.9007, a sulphur content of 1.18% weight, and pour point of 5 F.
- Classification justification:
- Classification is determined by the interpretation of general rules 1 and 6 of the combined nomenclature and the terms of heading 2709,
- BTI Reference:
- Issuing country:
- United Kingdom.
- Start date of validity:
- End date of validity:
- Place of issue:
- Name and adress:
- HM Customs & Excise International Trader Operations Alexander House 21 Victoria Avenue Southend-on-sea Essex SS99 1AA.