GUIDE TO WORLD CRUDES: New Statfjord assay reveals light, low-sulfur crude oil

Statfjord Blend 2010 crude is a light, low-sulfur North Sea oil is similar to Brent Blend, according to Statoil's web site, with a slightly lower sulfur content and less atmospheric residue. It results from a commingling of Statfjord, Snorre, Sygna, and satellites Statfjord North and East fields.Statfjord field was discovered by Mobil in 1974; Statoil took over operatorship in January 1987 and is the operator. The Norwegian share of the field lies in Blocks 33/9 and 33/12 in production license 037, while the British part is in UK Block 211/25 in licenses 104 and 293.Current partners are Statoil (44.34%), ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Norway AS (21.37%), ConocoPhillips Skandinavi...

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