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

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    Fri, 4 Jun 2004

    Click on the pdf link below to view entire article. Worldwide supply of propylene will increase to 80.3 million tonnes in 2010 from 57.6 million tonnes in 2003, according to Steve Zinger of Chemical Market Associates Inc.

  2. Catalyst changes, downstream improvements increase FCC propylene yields

    Magazine Articles

    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

  3. 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

  4. Demonstration plant for new FCC technology yields increased propylene

    Magazine Articles

    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

  5. Deep catalytic cracking plant produces propylene in Thailand

    Magazine Articles

    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

  6. 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

  7. Dow's Shipp: High propylene , hydrocarbons, energy prices pinch chemical industry

    Online Articles

    Thu, 8 Apr 2004

    Apr. 8 -- For the remainder of 2004, global propylene oxide (PO) and propylene glycol (PG) supplies are expected to remain ..... business director for PO and PG business. " Propylene monomer supply is extremely tight," he said

  8. Siemens to supply equipment for propylene plants

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    Thu, 28 Jun 2007

    for the world's first methanol-to- propylene (MTP) plant to be built in China. In ..... produce methanol, which is then converted to propylene . China's MTP project comprises two propylene plants that will use Lurgi AG's plastics

  9. Shell Nederland brings propylene glycol ether plant on stream

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    Fri, 18 Jan 2002

    Chemie BV has brought a 100,000 tonnes/year propylene oxide glycol ether plant on stream at Pernis, the Netherlands. The plant makes propylene glycol monomethyl ether, di propylene glycol mono methyl ether, and propylene glycol


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 30 Aug 1993

    year (about 500 metric tons/day) propylene oxide (PO). The facility-under construction ..... unit in Port Neches that had produced propylene oxide via the chlorohydrin process ..... 1980s, Texaco began investigating new propylene oxide technologies. By 1992, the company

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