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January 15, 2018

LOOP Sour Weekly Quality Message 01-15-2018

By Public Information Officer

The LOOP Sour Quality Message for deliveries made through January 8th, 2018 can be found in the link below.

Weekly-LOOP-Sour-Quality-01-15.pdf

LOOP will be issuing similar reports on a weekly basis. Please check loopllc.com for updates.
 
Density is determined by continuous density measurement utilizing online densitometers and the weighted-average reading obtained during the batch delivery for the gross standard volume calculation. Density results are then verified using API Manual of Petroleum Measurement Publications (MPMS), Chapter 9 Section 3 “Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density, and API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products by Thermohydrometer Method” for the net standard volume calculation.   
 
Sulfur is determined by the use of a Horiba Sulfur-in-Oil Analyzer. This instrument uses Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence to determine total Sulfur in Petroleum products. ASTM method D4294 “Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry” is used. Note, this field lab test is conducted on an observed composite sample without water distillation.

LOOP will be issuing similar reports on a weekly basis. Please check loopllc.com for updates.
 
Density is determined by continuous density measurement utilizing online densitometers and the weighted-average reading obtained during the batch delivery for the gross standard volume calculation. Density results are then verified using API Manual of Petroleum Measurement Publications (MPMS), Chapter 9 Section 3 “Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density, and API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products by Thermohydrometer Method” for the net standard volume calculation.   
 
Sulfur is determined by the use of a Horiba Sulfur-in-Oil Analyzer. This instrument uses Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence to determine total Sulfur in Petroleum products. ASTM method D4294 “Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry” is used. Note, this field lab test is conducted on an observed composite sample without water distillation.

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January 02, 2018

LOOP Sour Quality Message

By Public Information Officer

For the month of December 2017 LOOP has delivered over 2,100,000 barrels of LOOP Sour Crude Oil from LOOP Sour Storage. The chart below shows the quality characteristics of LOOP Sour Crude Oil deliveries to connecting carrier pipelines for the month of December 2017.  The utilization rate of the CACs for the month of December was 75.9%
 

  API Gravity Sulfur (%)
Max 30.2 2.54
Volumetric Avg. 29.68 2.31
Min 29.2 1.82
 
LOOP will be issuing similar reports on a monthly basis. Please check loopllc.com for updates.
 
Density is determined by continuous density measurement utilizing online densitometers and the weighted-average reading obtained during the batch delivery for the gross standard volume calculation. Density results are then verified using API Manual of Petroleum Measurement Publications (MPMS), Chapter 9 Section 3 “Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density, and API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products by Thermohydrometer Method” for the net standard volume calculation.   
 
Sulfur is determined by the use of a Horiba Sulfur-in-Oil Analyzer. This instrument uses Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence to determine total Sulfur in Petroleum products. ASTM method D4294 “Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry” is used. Note, this field lab test is conducted on an observed composite sample without water distillation.
 
 

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January 02, 2018

LOOP Sour Weekly Quality Message

By Public Information Officer

The LOOP Sour Quality Message for deliveries made through January 2nd, 2018 can be found in the link below.

Weekly-LOOP-Sour-Quality-01-02.pdf

LOOP will be issuing similar reports on a weekly basis. Please check loopllc.com for updates.
 
Density is determined by continuous density measurement utilizing online densitometers and the weighted-average reading obtained during the batch delivery for the gross standard volume calculation. Density results are then verified using API Manual of Petroleum Measurement Publications (MPMS), Chapter 9 Section 3 “Standard Test Method for Density, Relative Density, and API Gravity of Crude Petroleum and Liquid Petroleum Products by Thermohydrometer Method” for the net standard volume calculation.   
 
Sulfur is determined by the use of a Horiba Sulfur-in-Oil Analyzer. This instrument uses Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence to determine total Sulfur in Petroleum products. ASTM method D4294 “Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum and Petroleum Products by Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry” is used. Note, this field lab test is conducted on an observed composite sample without water distillation.

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January 02, 2018

Clovelly Hub 6 Month Capacity Outlook

By Public Information Officer

January 2, 2018

LOOP tracks the amount of capacity in service at the Clovelly Hub monthly.  A six month capacity forecast follows in the table below.
 
LOOP performs rigorous maintenance, inspection and testing of its facilities, including its above ground tankage and underground caverns.  At specified intervals, these activities require LOOP to remove assets from active service, thus reducing capacity. Those maintenance and construction activities are just a fraction of the work performed, within the LOOP Safety Management System framework, to continually improve the operation.          
 

LOOP Clovelly Hub 6 Month Capacity Outlook
2018 Total Above Ground Capacity Underground Capacity
January 88% 95% 87%
February 88% 95% 87%
March 87% 90% 87%
April 87% 90% 87%
May 87% 90% 87%
June 87% 90% 87%

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September 22, 2017

LOOP Sour Crude Assay Available

By Public Information Officer

LOOP has published a LOOP Sour Crude Assay dated September 2017. The complete assay can be found at the below link.

https://www.loopllc.com/Services/LOOP-Sour-Storage

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