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SDA Licensors


Solvent Deasphalting/ solvent deasphalters/ solvent de-asphalters and its variations are trademarked by several licensors and are known by various names.

LicensorTrademarked Name
KBRROSE® Licensed in 1979 by Kerr-McGee, acquired by KBR in 1955.
UOP / Wood Amec Foster WheelerUOP/FW-SDA™, SDA-RT. UOP and FosterWheeler merged their technologies in 1996.
McDermott (CLG)SDA
Pörner GroupSDA Plus
LOTOS solvent de-asphalter (SDA) Solvent Deasphalting
Solvent Deasphalting 101Solvent Deasphalting 101
RefComm® Solvent Deasphalting (SDA) user communitySolvent De-asphalting Community (User Group)
RefComm® Galveston Solvent Deasphalting ConferenceRefComm® Galveston Solvent Deasphalting Conference
Shell Pernis Solvent DeasphalterShell Pernis SDA
SDA trademarks, licensors and acronymsSDA licensors

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