Ceiba Crude

About Ceiba Blend

  • The Ceiba field is an offshore development, located 33kms off the coast of Equatorial Guinea.
  • Tullow is an equity partner with 15% working interest.


  • Ceiba is currently producing around 50,000 bopd.


  • Intermediate, napthenic.
  • Low Sulphur, low metals, slightly acidic.


  • Standard cargo Size 1000 kbbls +/- 5%.
  • Option to offer cargo sizes from 400 up to 1000 +/- 5% with prior notice.


  • Ceiba loads from a CALM Buoy connected to the Sendje Ceiba FPSO, a converted VLCC.
  • FPSO Storage capacity 2.0 Mbbls.
  • FPSO/CALM Buoy is located 26 kms offshore in 90m water depth.
  • CALM Buoy can accept vessel sizes, 150k to 350k DWT first or second port.
  • FPSO can also accept bow to bow mooring vessels 155k DWT Max.


  • Ceiba is well established, with regular customers in the Far East and Europe and the USA.

Ceiba properties

Whole Crude Property Units Ceiba Blend
 API API 31.5
 Sulphur WT% 0.39
 Nitrogen Ppm 1,500
 TAN No.  mgKOH/g 0.70
 Pour Point OC -6 
 Vanadium Ppm 4.3
 Nickel Ppm 8.9
 Cut (deg C) Yield % Ceiba Blend
 Gas-500/15 WT% 2.0
 Nap 15/175 WT% 18.8
 Kero 175/250 WT% 12.7
 Dist 250/360 WT%
 VGO 360/565 WT%
 VRES 565/999 WT% 17.1