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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Feedstock for solvent deasphalting can be atmospheric resid or vacuum resid or a mixture of both.
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.
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.
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.