propane decarbonizing

propane decarbonizing

[′prō‚pān dē′kär·bə‚nīz·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Petroleum-refinery solvent process using propane to recover catalytic-cracking feedstock from heavy-fuel residues; when butane or butane-propane solvent is used, the process is called solvent decarbonizing.