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Chemical Economics Handbook

Propylene

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary5
Summary6
List of abbreviations8
Industry characteristics9
Sources11
Steam crackers11
Refineries12
Fluid catalytic cracking13
Thermal operations13
On-purpose technologies13
Propane dehydrogenation (PDH)14
High-severity fluid catalytic cracking15
Metathesis of ethylene/butylenes16
Methanol to olefins/propylene17
Coal to olefins/propylene17
Olefin cracking17
Transportation and storage19
Health and environmental issues20
Supply and demand by region21
World21
Capacity21
Salient statistics23
Consumption25
Chemical uses25
Polypropylene (PP)27
Propylene oxide (PO)28
Acrylonitrile29
Oxo alcohols29
Cumene30
Acrylic acid30
Isopropanol31
Oligomers31
Ethylene-propylene elastomers32
Other applications32
Nonchemical uses33
Gasoline components33
Fuels34
Price34
Trade35
North America36
Capacity36
Salient statistics36
Consumption38
Trade39
United States40
Producing companies40
Propylene from steam crackers41
Propylene from refineries43
Propylene from on-purpose units48
Salient statistics48
Consumption50
Trade53
Canada54
Producing companies54
Salient statistics55
Consumption57
Trade58
Mexico58
Producing companies58
Salient statistics60
Consumption61
Trade62
South America63
Producing companies63
Salient statistics66
Consumption67
Trade69
Western Europe70
Producing companies70
Propylene from steam crackers71
Propylene from refineries73
Propylene from on-purpose technologies76
Salient statistics76
Consumption78
Trade80
Central Europe81
Producing companies81
Salient statistics83
Consumption84
Trade86
CIS and Baltic States87
Producing companies87
Salient statistics90
Consumption91
Trade93
Middle East94
Producing companies94
Salient statistics97
Consumption98
Trade 100
Africa 101
Producing companies 101
Salient statistics 103
Consumption 104
Trade 106
Indian Subcontinent 107
Producing companies 107
Salient statistics 109
Consumption 110
Trade 112
Northeast Asia 112
Capacity 112
Salient statistics 113
Consumption 114
Trade 116
China 117
Producing companies 117
Propylene from steam crackers 117
Propylene from refineries 119
Propylene from on-purpose technologies 125
Salient statistics 128
Consumption 129
Trade 131
Japan 132
Producing companies 132
Propylene from steam crackers 133
Propylene from refineries 134
Propylene from on-purpose technologies 136
Salient statistics 137
Consumption 138
Trade 140
South Korea 141
Producing companies 141
Salient statistics 143
Consumption 145
Trade 147
Taiwan 148
Producing companies 148
Salient statistics 149
Consumption 150
Trade 152
Southeast Asia 153
Producing companies 153
Salient statistics 154
Consumption 156
Trade 157
Bibliography 159

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