CUTS provides a sophisticated crude oil quality database to other DSS applications and third-party tools.
This tool makes available a proprietary technology (multidimensional regression) specifically developed to elaborate Crude Assays to produce a library of congruent data that can be queried for any fraction’s properties, irrespective of the source, form and consistency of the input assay.
CUTS characterises every Crude Oil as a mix of pure components and “pseudo-components” (narrow fractions of 10°C), covering the entire boiling range. CUTS calculates the values of appropriate quality characteristics for each pseudo-component. The software distributes properties of the original assay, finding the best agreement between the natural curve shape and the input data.
The algorithm is designed to calculate consistent values for contiguous pseudo components, while particular operating parameters are available to harmonise the trend of the resulting curve, if necessary.