Crude can refer to:

  • Petroleum in its unprocessed form ("crude oil"), including:
    • Brent crude oil
    • Heavy crude oil
    • Light crude oil
    • Sweet crude oil
      • Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil, a type of sweet crude
    • Synthetic crude oil

Documentary films:

  • Crude (2007 film), an Australian documentary about the geology and economics of crude oil
  • Crude (2009 film), an American documentary about oil companies and law suits in Ecuador


  • Dubai Crude, an oil price benchmark
  • Off-color humor ("crude" humor)
  • In statistics, crude denotes values before adjustment for confounding variables.

Other articles related to "crude":

List Of Crude Oil Products - Benchmarks
... The three most quoted oil products are North America's West Texas Intermediate crude (WTI), North Sea Brent Crude, and the UAE Dubai Crude, and their pricing is used as a ... Brent Crude is typically priced at about $2 dollars over the WTI Spot price, which is typically priced $5 to $6 dollars above the EIA's Imported Refiner Acquisition Cost (IRAC) and OPEC ... Although crude oil assays evaluate various chemical properties of the oil, the two most important properties determining a crude's value are its density (measured as API specific gravity) and its sulphur ...
Tapis Crude
... Tapis crude is a Malaysian crude oil used as a pricing benchmark in Singapore ... While it is not traded on a market like Brent Crude or West Texas Intermediate, it is often used as an oil marker for Asia and Australia ... commonly considerably higher than the price of crude oil commonly referred to in the market commentary heard on radio or television ...
List Of Crude Oil Products - Sources
... Energy Information Administration World Crude Oil Prices BP Crude Grades Intertek Crude Oil Grades and Types MeGlobalOil Carriage of Heavy Grade Oil Crude oil assays The ...
Sapphire Energy - Products
... It has produced "green" gasoline from a synthetic crude oil made from algae ... The algae yield a crude oil replacement that is literally green, and according to the company, the "green crude" meets fuel quality standards and is completely compatible with the existing petroleum infrastructure ... Gasoline produced from the green crude achieved a 91 octane rating while meeting fuel quality standards ...

Famous quotes containing the word crude:

    On the pavement
    of my trampled soul
    the soles of madmen
    stamp the prints of rude, crude words.
    Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893–1930)

    The idealism of Berkeley is only a crude statement of the idealism of Jesus, and that again is a crude statement of the fact that all nature is the rapid efflux of goodness executing and organizing itself.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Variability is one of the virtues of a woman. It avoids the crude requirement of polygamy. So long as you have one good wife you are sure to have a spiritual harem.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)