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Oguendjo Blend Assay
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About Oguendjo Blend

  • Oguendjo Blend is a mixture of crudes produced from fields on and offshore Gabon.
  • Tullow has entitlement to ~20% of Oguendjo Blend production.


  • Oguendjo Blend is currently producing around 45,000 bopd.


  •  Paraffinic.

Cargo sizes

  • Standard cargo Size 950 kbbls +/- 5%.
  • Option to offer 650 +/- 5% with prior notice.


  • Oguendjo Blend loads from the Perenco operated FSO Fernan Vaz, a converted VLCC through an offshore Single Buoy Mooring (SBM).
  • The FSO gathering point is located 10kms west of Port Gentil, Gabon.
  • Storage capacity 1.8 Mbbls.
  • Flexible Logistics, terminal can accept Aframax, Suezmax and VLCC’s calling either 1st or 2nd Port.
  • Maximum Displacement 360kt.


  • Oguendjo Blend has a range of buyers and has established itself well in Europe, the Caribbean and Asia.

Oguendjo history

  • In 2014 the Operator Perenco and Tullow undertook a plan to introduce a new stream, Tchatamba into the Oguendjo Blend and install an SBM loading buoy.
  • This doubled production and made subtle improvements to quality.
  • SBM operational from 2015, can load at 48 kbbls/hr.

Oguendjo Blend properties

Whole Crude Property Units Oguendjo Blend
API API 35.6
Sulphur WT% 0.75
Nitrogen Ppm 1,100
TAN No. mgKOH/g 0.57
Pour Point OC 9
Vanadium Ppm 12
Nickel Ppm 22
Cut (deg C) Yield % Oguendjo Blend
Gas-500/15 WT% 2.8
Nap 15/175 WT% 20.9
Kero 175/250 WT% 12.1
Dist 250/360 WT% 19.5
VGO 360/565 WT% 27.8
VRES 565/999 WT% 16.8