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    Heavy Oil Recovery

        American Petroleum Institute API classifies crude oil into different types as follows: 1. Light Crude Oil : its API is greater than 31.1° 2. Medium Crude Oil: its API is between 22.3° and 30.2°. 3. Heavy Crude Oil: its API is between 22.3° and 10°. heavy crude oil has a high viscosity, high density. and the heavy oil itself is classified into many types according to the Canadian Center for Energy according to its API as follows: 1. Heavy oil: which API is more than 10° and viscosity is less than 10,000 cp , and flows under reservoir conditions. 2. Extra Heavy Oil: which API is less than…