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1. (WO2014191522) PROCESS FOR THE SEPARATION OF 1,4-BUTANEDIOL

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/191522    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2014/061182
Publication Date: Fri Dec 05 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Thu May 29 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: C07C 29/86
Applicants: SHELL INTERNATIONALE RESEARCH MAATSCHAPPIJ B.V.
SHELL OIL COMPANY
Inventors: KOOT, Wouter
WADMAN, Sipke Hidde
LANGE, Jean Paul Andre Marie Joseph Gishlain
FISCHER, Kai Jürgen
Title: PROCESS FOR THE SEPARATION OF 1,4-BUTANEDIOL
Abstract:
The invention provides a process for the recovery of 1,4-butanediol from an aqueous stream, said process comprising the steps of providing the aqueous stream, providing a first solvent stream, combining said aqueous stream with said first solvent stream and recovering at least a portion of the 1,4-butanediol by liquid-liquid extraction.