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Category: Physical Property Information
Question: How can I estimate the molecular weight of a crude oil?
Keywords: molecular,weight,prediction,estimate,crude,oil
Answer: The API Petroluem Data Book contains a section on Characterization. There is an equation and nomograph that can be used to estimate the average molecular weight of crude oil fractions based on the specific gravity and the average boiling point.
Links: API Website