solvent deasphalting


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solvent deasphalting

[′säl·vənt dē′as‚fȯlt·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
A petroleum refinery process used to remove asphaltic and resinous materials from reduced crude oils, lubricating oil stocks, gas oils, or middle distillates through the extractive or precipitant action of solvents. Also known as solvent deresining.
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KBR adds VCC to its robust resid technology portfolio, which will now include a full complement of solvent deasphalting, resid hydrocracking, delayed coking, resid solidification and gasification.
The facility will use Honeywell s UOP Uniflex process and the UOP/Foster Wheeler Solvent Deasphalting process to convert heavy residue crude oil to high-quality distillate products, while minimizing co-products.
Feedstock for solvent deasphalting can be atmospheric resid or vacuum resid or a mixture of both.
It will join forces with UOP, to offer a basic engineering design package for a solvent deasphalting (SDA) unit at the refinery.
FWUSA) and UOP have signed an agreement to collaborate in the field of solvent deasphalting, it was announced here today.
Under the terms of the agreement, the third between FWUSA and UOP in the field of black-oil upgrading, FWUSA and UOP will pool their respective expertise and resources to develop a portfolio of lower-capital cost, more-energy-efficient solvent deasphalting technologies.
Solvent deasphalting essentially is a process in the refining of crude oil that permits more of the crude to be converted to marketable products.
The UOP/Foster Wheeler solvent deasphalting (SDA) process technology will be used by the company to convert heavy crude to low-contaminant deasphalted oil which is further processed to produce liquefied petroleum gas, gasoline, jet fuel, diesel and propylene.
Saudi Aramco Lubricating Oil Refining Company has awarded a contract to KBR, for deploying its solvent deasphalting technology, ROSE for Luberef s Yanbu refinery expansion project.
KBR has declared that it has received a deal by the Saudi Aramco Lubricating Oil Refining Co (Luberef ) to execute KBR's proprietary Solvent Deasphalting (SDA) Technology, ROSE, for Luberef 's Yanbu Refinery Expansion Project in Saudi Arabia.