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Butanediol
Butanediol
BDO
1,4-Butanediol
Butanediol (a.k.a. BDO, 1,4-Butanediol, Bio-Butanediol) refers to all four stable butylene glycol isomers. All are colorless liquids. Usually butanediol is referred to the 1,4- Butanediol, which is industrially used as a solvent and an intermediate for some plastics and polymers.

Butanediol Production Cost Reports - Q4 2019

Capital Investment & Operating Cost of Butanediol Plants

Butanediol (a.k.a. BDO, 1,4-Butanediol, Bio-Butanediol) refers to all four stable butylene glycol isomers. All are colorless liquids. Usually butanediol is referred to the 1,4- Butanediol, which is industrially used as a solvent and an intermediate for some plastics and polymers.

Intratec offers professional, easy-to-understand reports examining Butanediol production. Each study describes an industrial plant, including main process units and site infrastructure, and presents an independent analysis of capital and operating costs. All reports are based on the most recent economic data available (Q4 2019).

You can find below reports focused on Butanediol production processes currently offered by Intratec. If none of the off-the-shelf reports listed below fits your needs, you can request a bespoke report tailored to your needs, for as low as USD 2,900!

Bio-Butanediol Production from Glucose (Direct Fermentation)

This report presents the economics of bio-based 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) production from glucose syrup in a plant located in the United States. This process, similar to the one proposed by Genomatica, consists in a direct fermentation of glucose syrup, producing BDO, which is then submitted to purifying steps.

Details: 75 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   109 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E11A target a 75 kta (kilometric tons per annun) United States-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

Bio-Butanediol from Glucose (Fermentation & Hydrogenation)

This report examines the costs related to Butanediol production from glucose syrup. Initially, glucose is fermented to produce succinic acid, which is then hydrogenated to produce butanediol. The economic analysis is based on a plant constructed in the United States.

Details: 50 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   111 pages   From $1,199

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E12A target a 50 kta (kilometric tons per annun) United States-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

Bio-Butanediol from Glucose (By-Products: THF & Ammonium Sulfate)

This report concerns the bio-based BDO production in the United States from glucose. In this report, BDO is produced using a two-step process similar to Myriant/JM Davy technology. In this process, glucose is fermented to succinic acid, which is then hydrogenated to BDO. Ammonium sulfate and tetrahydrofuran (THF) are generated as by-products.

Details: 65 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $1,199

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E13A target a 65 kta (kilometric tons per annun) United States-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

Butanediol Production from Succinic Acid

This feasibility study examines 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) production from succinic acid in the United States using a hydrogenation process similar to the one proposed by BioAmber.

Details: 60 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   108 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E21A target a 60 kta (kilometric tons per annun) United States-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

Butanediol Production from Acetylene

This report presents the economics of an 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) production process from acetylene and formaldehyde in the United States. In this process, acetylene initially reacts with formaldehyde by addition, forming 1,4-butynediol. The butynediol is then hydrogenated to produce BDO. It is a typical acetylene-based Reppe process.

Details: 120 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   109 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E31A target a 120 kta (kilometric tons per annun) United States-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

Butanediol Production from Propylene

This feasibility analysis is about 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) production from propylene in the United States using an allyl alcohol process. Initially, propylene is reacted with acetic acid and oxygen, producing allyl acetate. The allyl acetate is then hydrolyzed, yielding allyl alcohol. Finally, the allyl alcohol is converted by hydroformylation and hydrogenation to BDO.

Details: 65 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $1,199

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E41A target a 65 kta (kilometric tons per annun) United States-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

Butanediol Production from Butadiene

This assessment examines a technology similar to the process proposed by Mitsubishi Chemical for 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) production from butadiene (BD) in the United States. In this process, BDO is produced from BD via acetoxylation.

Details: 65 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E51A target a 65 kta (kilometric tons per annun) United States-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

Butanediol Production from Maleic Anhydride

This report presents an economic analysis of 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) production from maleic anhydride in the United States using a process similar to the one proposed by JM Davy. Initially, maleic anhydride is reacted with methanol to produce dimethyl maleate (DMM). The DMM is then hydrogenated to BDO.

Details: 75 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   109 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E61A target a 75 kta (kilometric tons per annun) United States-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

Butanediol Production from Propylene Oxide

This report shows a techno-economic analysis related to the construction of a plant in the United States for 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) production from propylene oxide using a process similar to LyondellBasell. Initially, propylene oxide is isomerized to allyl alcohol. The allyl alcohol then reacts with syngas, generating 4-hydroxybutyraldehyde, which is finally hydrogenated to BDO.

Details: 100 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   109 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E71A target a 100 kta (kilometric tons per annun) United States-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

Bio-Butanediol Production from Raw Sugar (Direct Fermentation)

It examines bio-based BDO production using a fermentation process similar to the one proposed by Genomatica. This report presents an economic analysis for a plant constructed in Germany using raw sugar as feedstock in the fermentation.

Details: 75 kta Germany-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E81B target a 75 kta (kilometric tons per annun) Germany-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

Bio-Butanediol from Raw Sugar (Fermentation & Hydrogenation)

This report presents the economics of bio-based 1,4-Butanediol production from raw sugar in Germany. Initially, glucose is fermented to produce succinic acid, which is then hydrogenated to produce butanediol.

Details: 50 kta Germany-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E82B target a 50 kta (kilometric tons per annun) Germany-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

Butanediol from Raw Sugar (By-Products: THF & Ammonium Sulfate)

This report concerns the bio-based BDO production in the Germany from raw sugar. In this report, BDO is produced using a two-step process similar to Myriant/JM Davy technology. In this process, raw sugar is hydrolyzed into invert sugars, which are fermented to succinic acid, that is then hydrogenated to BDO. Ammonium sulfate and tetrahydrofuran (THF) are generated as by-products.

Details: 65 kta Germany-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $1,199

The cost analyses presented in the report Butanediol E83B target a 65 kta (kilometric tons per annun) Germany-based plant. For those interested in cost analyses considering other plant capacities and/or locations, Intratec offers a customized analysis as an optional feature.

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