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Butene
Butenes
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Butylene
Butene (a.k.a. Butenes, Butylene) refers to a range of linear isomeric olefins (1-butene, cis-2-butene, trans-2-butene). It a colorless, flammable mixture, insoluble in water, but soluble in most organic compounds. The isomers hardly occur naturally and have been known since the end of the nineteenth century. They are usually coproduced as a single mixture and are formed as byproducts of petroleum cracking for gasoline manufacture or catalytic dehydrogenation of butanes. For this reason, butenes production grew rapidly with the growth of cracking processes.

Butene Production Cost Reports - Q2 2019

Capital Investment & Operating Cost of Butene Plants

Butene (a.k.a. Butenes, Butylene) refers to a range of linear isomeric olefins (1-butene, cis-2-butene, trans-2-butene). It a colorless, flammable mixture, insoluble in water, but soluble in most organic compounds. The isomers hardly occur naturally and have been known since the end of the nineteenth century. They are usually coproduced as a single mixture and are formed as byproducts of petroleum cracking for gasoline manufacture or catalytic dehydrogenation of butanes. For this reason, butenes production grew rapidly with the growth of cracking processes.

Intratec offers professional, easy-to-understand reports examining Butene 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 (Q2 2019).

You can find below reports focused on Butene 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!

Butenes Production from Ethylene | Butene E11A

This report presents the economics of Butenes production from ethylene using a dimerization process similar to CB&I Lummus process. In the process under analysis, gasoline and fuel oil are generated as by-products. The economic analysis assumes a plant constructed in the USA.

Details: 200 kta United States-based plant   |   Q2 2019   |   107 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butene E11A target a 200 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.

1-Butene Production from Ethylene | Butene E12A

This study presents the costs associated with the construction of an industrial plant producing 1-Butene from ethylene in the USA. This study analyzes a process similar to the Axens/SABIC AlphaButol technology. In the process under analysis, ethylene is dimerized into butenes with high selectivity for 1-Butene. Gasoline (C6+ stream) is generated as by-product.

This report is also available in report subscriptions offered by Intratec.

Details: 50 kta United States-based plant   |   Q2 2019   |   106 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butene 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.

1-Butene from Raffinate-2 via Extractive Distillation | Butene E21A

In this report, the economic analysis concerns a plant, also located in the USA, producing 1-Butene using a conventional industrial approach for extractive distillation of raffinate-2, which also generates raffinate-3 as by-product.

Details: 120 kta United States-based plant   |   Q2 2019   |   107 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butene E21A 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.

1-Butene from Raffinate-2 via Superfractionation | Butene E22A

This study also approaches 1-Butene production from raffinate-2 in the USA. However, different from the report “Butene E21A”, this report reviews a typical superfractionation process. Raffinate-3 is also generated as by-product in this process.

Details: 120 kta United States-based plant   |   Q2 2019   |   106 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butene E22A 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.

1-Butene from Raffinate-2 via Fractionation | Butene E23A

This feasibility study is also about 1-Butene production from raffinate-2. However, in this study, raffinate-2 is first subjected to a hydrogenation step before fractionation. Raffinate-3 is generated as by-product. The economic analysis is also based on a plant located in the USA.

Details: 120 kta United States-based plant   |   Q2 2019   |   106 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butene E23A 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.

1-Butene from Raffinate-2 via Fractionation | Butene E24A

In the process reviewed in this report, raffinate-2 is sent to a fractionation step and further subjected to an isomerization step to produce 1-Butene. The economic analysis is based on a plant located in the USA.

Details: 120 kta United States-based plant   |   Q2 2019   |   106 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butene E24A 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.

1-Butene from Raffinate-2 via Adsorption | Butene E26A

This report also presents a techno-economic analysis about 1-Butene production from raffinate-2 in the USA. Differently from the other reports, in this study, a molecular sieve adsorption process similar to the UOP Sorbutene technology is used to extract 1-butene from the raffinate stream.

Details: 120 kta United States-based plant   |   Q2 2019   |   106 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butene E26A 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.

Butenes Production from Propylene | Butene E41A

This report shows the economics of Butenes production from propylene via a metathesis process. In the process examined, propylene is converted to butenes and ethylene is generated as by-product. The economic assessment assumes a plant located in the USA.

Details: 300 kta United States-based plant   |   Q2 2019   |   106 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report Butene E41A target a 300 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.

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Details: Customer-defined Plant Location & Capacity  |   Q2 2019 From $2,900

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