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  1. Improving fractionation lowers butane sulfur level at Saudi gas plant

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 12 Oct 1998

    high sulfur in a fractionation plant's butane product. Improving fractionation efficiency ..... Arabian NGL plant reduced high sulfur in the butane product. The sulfur resulted from dimethyl ..... increased slowly to a maximum 1.3 when the butane sulfur content rises to greater than 20

  2. Study: Glut of US ethane to remain; exports to balance propane, butane

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Sep 2013

    growth bringing balance to propane and butane markets. The combination of strong oil ..... 2015-16. While Simmons expects healthy butane supply growth in 2013-14, it believes ..... potentially shifting both propane and butane markets to better balance by late 2014

  1. BUTANE SEGREGATED BY FLUORIDES, OLEFINS CONTENT AT TEXAS TERMINALS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Mar 1993

    Teppco), this month has begun segregating butane streams at the company's Mont Belvieu ..... products pipeline company is segregating butane streams for specific end users. Product ..... Co., and Mobil Oil Co. During 1992, butane movements along Teppco's Gulf Coast

  2. Study: Glut of US ethane to remain; exports to balance propane, butane

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 Sep 2013

    growth bringing balance to propane and butane markets. The combination of strong oil ..... 2015-16. While Simmons expects healthy butane supply growth in 2013-14, it believes ..... potentially shifting both propane and butane markets to better balance by late 2014

  3. Vopak Shanghai awards CB&I contract for refrigerated butane storage tank in China

    Online Articles

    Tue, 20 May 2003

    design and build a refrigerated, liquid butane storage facility at the Shanghai Chemical ..... tank to store 50,000 cu m of liquid butane at -4°C. The contract includes tank ..... instrumentation works, including an open-loop butane refrigeration system. It is to be completed

  4. CAA ACTION TO CUT NORMAL BUTANE DEMAND

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Sep 1990

    will reduce U.S. demand for normal butane by an estimated 159,000 b/d by 1992. But long term demand for normal butane and isobutane will increase substantially ..... vapor pressure. Demand for normal butane will increase as more is isomerized

  5. Alert issued for commingling propane, butane

    Online Articles

    Wed, 17 Aug 2005

    has issued a safety alert about the commingling of propane and butane on LPG tankers. SIGTTO says the practice, often initiated ..... refrigerated gas carriers. Mixing refrigerated propane and butane can create large amounts of flash gas, which must be controlled

  6. Alkylation provides option to monetize butane surplus

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Aug 2013

    supply of heavier components such as normal butane will outpace demand. This article presents ..... profitability by converting this highly discounted butane feedstock into commercially more attractive products. Butane outlook The unprecedented discount between

  7. Chinese petrochem firm picks UOP processes

    Online Articles

    Wed, 12 Sep 2012

    for production of isobutylene and normal butane in Heilongjiang Province, China. New ..... isobutylene and 150,000 tonnes/year of butane . UOP’s proprietary Oleflex project ..... hydrogen to convert isobutane to normal butane . In addition to technology licensing

  8. EIA: NGL prices down since early 2012

    Online Articles

    Mon, 29 Jul 2013

    for natural gas liquids, including ethane, propane, normal butane , isobutane, and natural gasoline, have moderated since early ..... April this year vs. the first four months of 2012. Normal butane and isobutene spot prices were down 22% and 23%, respectively

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