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Chemical Economics Handbook

Propylene

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary7
Industry structure and characteristics13
Sources14
Steam crackers15
Refineries16
Fluid catalytic cracking17
High-severity fluid catalytic cracking18
Thermal operations18
On-purpose technologies18
Propane dehydrogenation19
Metathesis of ethylene/butylenes20
Methanol/coal to olefins/propylene20
Olefin cracking21
Transportation and storage22
Environmental issues22
End uses22
Chemical uses22
Propylene grades for chemical manufacture23
Acrylic acid and esters25
Acrylonitrile25
Allyl chloride/epichlorohydrin26
Cumene26
Ethylene-propylene elastomers27
Isopropyl alcohol27
Oligomers (heptenes, nonene, dodecene)28
Oxo chemicals29
Polypropylene29
Propylene oxide30
Other31
Nonchemical uses32
Gasoline components32
Fuels33
Supply and demand by region34
World34
Capacity34
Consumption36
Price39
Trade40
North America42
Capacity42
Salient statistics42
Consumption44
Trade45
United States46
Producing companies46
Propylene from steam crackers46
Propylene from refineries48
Propylene from on-purpose technologies53
Salient statistics56
Consumption57
Trade58
Canada59
Producing companies59
Salient statistics60
Consumption61
Trade62
Mexico63
Producing companies63
Salient statistics64
Consumption65
Trade66
South America66
Capacity66
Salient statistics67
Consumption68
Trade68
Brazil69
Producing companies69
Salient statistics71
Consumption72
Trade73
Other South America73
Producing companies73
Salient statistics75
Consumption76
Trade77
Western Europe77
Producing companies77
Propylene from steam crackers78
Propylene from refineries80
Propylene from on-purpose technologies85
Salient statistics85
Consumption87
Trade88
Central Europe89
Producing companies89
Salient statistics91
Consumption92
Trade94
CIS and Baltic States94
Producing companies95
Salient statistics98
Consumption99
Trade100
Middle East100
Capacity100
Salient statistics101
Consumption102
Trade104
Saudi Arabia104
Producing companies104
Salient statistics106
Consumption107
Trade108
Other Middle East108
Producing companies108
Salient statistics111
Consumption112
Trade113
Africa113
Producing companies114
Salient statistics115
Consumption116
Trade118
Indian Subcontinent118
Producing companies118
Salient statistics120
Consumption121
Trade122
Northeast Asia122
Capacity122
Salient statistics123
Consumption124
Trade126
China126
Producing companies126
Propylene from steam crackers127
Propylene from refineries129
Propylene from on-purpose technologies135
Salient statistics138
Consumption140
Trade141
Japan141
Producing companies141
Propylene from steam crackers141
Propylene from refineries143
Propylene from on-purpose technologies146
Salient statistics146
Consumption147
Trade149
South Korea149
Producing companies149
Salient statistics152
Consumption153
Trade154
Taiwan154
Producing companies154
Salient statistics156
Consumption157
Trade158
Southeast Asia159
Capacity159
Salient statistics159
Consumption161
Trade162
Singapore162
Producing companies162
Salient statistics164
Consumption165
Trade166
Thailand166
Producing companies166
Salient statistics168
Consumption169
Trade170
Other Southeast Asia170
Producing companies170
Salient statistics173
Consumption174
Trade175
Bibliography175

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