Propane Deasphalting

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Solvent Deasphalting is being widely used for recovering extra heavy viscosity lube oil and additional feedstocks for secondary conversion units like FCC or Hydrocracking from vaccum residues.


Salient Features

  1. •  Know how for supercritical solvent recovery.

    •  The developed know how is used to revamp the existing PDA Plants



  1. •  This technology was developed by CSIR-IIP in collaboration with EIL and commercialized at HPCL, Mumbai in 1995 and at CPCL, Chennai.

User Industries

  1. •  Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL); Mumbai

    •  Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL), Chennai

For further information please contact

Mr. Suryadev Kumar
Sr. Scientist
Indian Institute of Petroleum
Dehradun – 248 005
Email :
Phone : 0135 2525704