PEP Review 80-2-3
Propylene from Propane by Catalytic Dehydrogenation
Published: June 1981
The process for making polymer grade propylene from propane by catalytic dehydrogenation is reevaluated In this review on the basis of recent information from the Houdry Division of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Cost curves are presented to correlate propylene value (net production cost + pretax ROI) with propane feedstock prices.