Burridge, Elaine
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/26/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p46
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the chemical propylene. Propylene consumption is dominated by polypropylene, which accounts for about 60% of global demand and has been the fastest growing of all the major propylene derivatives. The two main sources of propylene are as by-products from the steam cracking of liquid feedstocks such as naphtha, and from off-gases produced in fluid catalytic cracking units in refineries.


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