Doba Crude

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Summary Information

  • API: 21.1
  • Sulphur Level: 0.10%
  • Acid Number: 5.18
  • Country: Chad
  • Location:
  • Source Fields: Doba Oil Field

Distillation Yields

Product %wt
C1 to C4 0.005
Naphtha / Gasoline 3.37
Kerosene 4.80
Gas Oil 26.45
HVGO 28.96
Vacuum Residue 36.62

Other Information

  • It has a high calcium content – some 250 parts per million
  • The Doba blend of crude oil comes from three oil fields in southern Chad Bolobo, Miandoum and Kome.
  • A 625-mile (1,000 km) pipeline from Chad to Cameroon has been constructed to transport the crude through eastern Cameroon to the export terminal facility at Kribi in the Gulf of Guinea.
  • ChevronTexaco is a 25 per cent participant in the Chad–Cameroon development project along with ExxonMobil (operator, with 40 percent) and Petronas (35 percent).


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