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- n. A process in which the asphalt content of crude oil (or similar materials) is removed or reduced, especially by solvent extraction
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A third process used to produce asphalt is solvent deasphalting.
South Refineries Co. KBR will provide licensing and basic engineering services for the construction of fluid catalytic cracking and solvent deasphalting units at the planned grassroots Maissan Refinery in Maissan, Iraq.
KBR adds VCC to its resid technology portfolio, which will include a full complement of solvent deasphalting, resid hydrocracking, delayed coking, resid solidification and gasification.