TITLE

Propylene

AUTHOR(S)
Burridge, Elaine
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;6/26/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21474983

 

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