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Solvent Deasphalting

LOTOS Solvent Deasphalting Unit (de-asphalting, SDA)

The game of refining is making sure the right molecules end up in the right conversion unit to maximize the value of every hydrocarbon processed. To that end, the solvent deasphalter [de-asphalter] (SDA) unit is a deceptively simple process that effectively makes the split between a relatively light product, deasphalted oil (DAO), and a heavy product, pitch.

The ‘clean’ DAO can then be sent to a high value conversion unit like a Fluid Catalytic Cracker Unit (FCCU) or Hydrocracking Unit (HDCU). The heavier pitch can be sold into the asphalt market, blended into fuel oil, or converted in a coker.

These Resid Hydrocracking web pages are being used as the template for creating Solvent Deasphalting web pages in the summer of 2019. Several pages are in transition. Contact us to offer image and text content.

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
Axens H-Oil ebullated bed HydrocrackingAxens H-Oil Ebullated Bed Hydrocracking replace with SDA
BAPCO LC-FINING™ Resid HydroCracker project
BAPCO begins LC-FINING™ Resid HydroCracker project replace with SDA
LUKOIL commissions H-Oil Resid HydroCracker project at Burgas Refinery in BulgariaLUKOIL commissions H-Oil Resid HydroCracker project at Burgas Refinery in Bulgaria replace with SDA
SDA trademarks, licensors and acronymsSDA licensors
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