PDVSA-Bitor revamps Orimulsion formula to boost environmental cost benefits

Click here to enlarge imageOrimulsion's 20-year development history includes basic and applied research, process scale-up to industrial level, commercial utilization, and the creation of new generations in order to comply with technical and environmental challenges from worldwide users.Recently, Orimulsion has been redesigned to improve its performance as a fuel. The Orimulsion new generation has been called Orimulsion400, its constituents still being 70% bitumen (extracted from the Orinoco heavy oil belt, in Venezuela), 30% water, and a stabilizer agent or surfactant. Click here to enlarge imageOne of the main changes is a total "new surfactant package" (NSP) and the exclusion of ...

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