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  1. WoodMac: China, North America face propylene oversupply

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    Wed, 17 Sep 2014

    Mackenzie Ltd. forecasts that global propylene production capacity will increase to 165 ..... relationships. “The $120 billion global propylene market has regularly been in a shortage ..... chemical research for the Americas. While propylene traditionally has been a byproduct of

  2. Ethylene, propylene demand will experience increased growth in 2005-10

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    Mon, 5 Dec 2005

    the major petrochemicals ethylene and propylene , considered bellwethers of the petrochemical ..... typical growth rate of 4-5%/year. Propylene demand growth was about 4.1% in 2005 ..... 2005, global demand for ethylene and propylene grew to 107 million tonnes and 67.1

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  1. US OLEFINS—FIRST-HALF 2008: High ethane demand tightens coproduct propylene supply

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    Mon, 7 Jul 2008

    cracking contributed to reduced coproduct propylene supply during first-quarter 2008 ..... Concurrently, however, coproduct propylene supply will remain tight. The trend toward ..... shows trends in ethylene production. US propylene production Propylene from steam crackers

  2. CMAI: On-purpose propylene production will increase share of future global demand

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    Mon, 14 Jun 2004

    Worldwide supply of propylene will increase to 80.3 million tonnes ..... Houston, Zinger said that increased propylene supplies would come from a greater emphasis on "on-purpose" propylene production via propane dehydrogenation

  3. Report: New propylene production technologies hold great promise

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    Mon, 23 Feb 2004

    New process technologies for propylene production show great economic promise ..... recently published report predicts that propylene demand will grow faster than supply ..... and will therefore produce little propylene . On-purpose propane dehydrogenation

  4. Catalyst changes, downstream improvements increase FCC propylene yields

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    Mon, 4 Oct 2004

    Higher propylene yields from FCC units require higher reactor temperature ..... studies to determine the effect of different high- propylene -yield catalyst formulations on downstream equipment. Propylene is one of the fastest growing petrochemical feedstocks

  5. CMAI sees potential world propylene capacity shortfall in 2005-15

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    Thu, 15 Nov 2001

    Associates Inc. predicts a shortfall in world propylene supplies in 2005-15. It said about ..... PG-CG (polymer and chemical grade) propylene is produced in worldwide, most of which ..... byproduct of ethylene. About 70% of this propylene is generated by steam crackers, 28

  6. Demonstration plant for new FCC technology yields increased propylene

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    Mon, 26 Sep 2005

    A novel FCC process that boosts propylene production has been proven in a 30 ..... high-severity FCC process yields more propylene than conventional processes (Fig. 1 ..... about a 28% return on investment for the propylene recovery option. Based on a successful

  7. Deep catalytic cracking plant produces propylene in Thailand

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    Mon, 12 Jan 1998

    DCC) plant in Rayong started producing propylene , exceeding design values. DCC is now ..... refinery margins and make low-cost propylene available for petrochemicals. Although ..... summarizes DCC commercial applications. Propylene demand Currently, the petrochemical

  8. Shell announces FCC process that raises diesel, propylene yields

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    Thu, 17 Apr 2008

    increase production of diesel and propylene from FCC units. The middle distillates ..... maximize production of diesel and propylene . "Changing market demands for less gasoline and more diesel and propylene has proved difficult to achieve with

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