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.

Nomenclature code:

SECTION V MINERAL PRODUCTS.

2700000000 80 MINERAL FUELS, MINERAL OILS AND PRODUCTS OF THEIR DISTILLATION; BITUMINOUS SUBSTANCES; MINERAL WAXES.

2709000000 80 Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.

2709009000 80 Other.

 

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:
GB114579859.
Issuing country:
United Kingdom.
Start date of validity:
.
End date of validity:
2011-12-28.
Language:
English.
Place of issue:
Southend.
Name and adress:
HM Customs & Excise International Trader Operations Alexander House 21 Victoria Avenue Southend-on-sea Essex SS99 1AA.

National keywords:

 

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