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Ceiba Crude Assay
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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, Paraffinic.
  • Low Sulphur, low metals, slightly acidic.

Cargo sizes

  • 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, Europe and the USA.

Ceiba properties

Whole Crude Property Units Ceiba Blend
API API 31.4
Sulphur WT% 0.39
Nitrogen Ppm 1,500
TAN No. mgKOH/g 0.70
Pour Point OC -6
Vanadium Ppm 4.3
Nickel Ppm 9.0
Cut (deg C) Yield % Ceiba Blend
Gas-500/15 WT% 1.2
Nap 15/175 WT% 16.1
Kero 175/250 WT% 12.0
Dist 250/360 WT% 20.2
VGO 360/565 WT% 30.9
VRES 565/999 WT% 19.7