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Dimethyl Ether
Dimethyl Ether
DME
Methoxymethane
Dimethyl Ether (a.k.a. DME) , is the simplest aliphatic ether, containing only two carbon atoms. This organic compound has been used in the production of the methylating agent dimethyl sulfate, as an aerosol propellant, coolant and in a number of other applications. More recently, DME has attracted considerable attention as a synthetically produced alternative to diesel, able to produce clean energy in the future.

Dimethyl Ether Production Cost Reports - Q4 2019

Capital Investment & Operating Cost of Dimethyl Ether Plants

Dimethyl Ether (a.k.a. DME) , is the simplest aliphatic ether, containing only two carbon atoms. This organic compound has been used in the production of the methylating agent dimethyl sulfate, as an aerosol propellant, coolant and in a number of other applications. More recently, DME has attracted considerable attention as a synthetically produced alternative to diesel, able to produce clean energy in the future.

Intratec offers professional, easy-to-understand reports examining Dimethyl Ether 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 Dimethyl Ether 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!

Dimethyl Ether Production from Methanol

This report presents the economics of Dimethyl Ether (DME) production from methanol. The process under analysis is the conventional dehydration process, in which methanol is reacted in the presence of a catalyst, yielding DME and water. Unconverted methanol contained in the reactor effluent is recovered reused in the process. The economic analysis performed assumes a plant located in the United States.

Details: 180 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $799

The cost analyses presented in the report DME E11A target a 180 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.

Dimethyl Ether Production from Natural Gas

This report presents the economics of Dimethyl Ether (DME) production from synthesis gas in the United States. The process under analysis is a two-step process. The first step comprises the conversion of natural gas into synthesis gas (syngas) through combined reforming and subsequent formation of methanol from syngas. The second step consists of the catalytic dehydration of methanol to generate DME.

Details: 160 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $1,199

The cost analyses presented in the report DME E21A target a 160 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.

Dimethyl Ether Production from Wood Chips

This report analyses the economics of producing Dimethyl Ether (DME) from wood chips in the United States. In the process under analysis, the wood chips are dried and then subjected to pyrolysis and partial oxidation for generating synthesis gas (syngas). Syngas is used for methanol generation and methanol then becomes the feed for a catalytic dehydration process that yields DME.

Details: 40 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $1,499

The cost analyses presented in the report DME E31A target a 40 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.

Dimethyl Ether Production from Synthesis Gas (Indirect Method)

This report concerns the econoimics of of Dimethyl Ether (DME) production from synthesis gas through the indirect process. Synthesis is gas is first converted into methanol, which then becomes the feed for a second step in which DME is produced through catalytic dehydration. The economic analysis is based on a United Stats-based plant.

Details: 120 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $1,199

The cost analyses presented in the report DME E41A 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.

Dimethyl Ether Production from Synthesis Gas (Direct Method)

The report presents the economics of Dimethyl Ether (DME) production from synthesis gas (syngas) through a one-step process. In this process, syngas is reacted in the presence of a bifunctional catalyst that supports methanol syntheses and the subsequent dehydration of methanol to DME within a single reactor. The economic analysis performed assumes a plant located in the United States.

Details: 150 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $1,199

The cost analyses presented in the report DME E42A target a 150 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.

Dimethyl Ether Production from Natural Gas & CO2 (Indirect Method)

This report presents the economics of Dimethyl Ether (DME) production from natural gas and carbon dioxide (CO2) in the United States. The process under analysis comprises the reforming of natural gas with CO2 for generating synthesis gas (syngas). Syngas, in turn, is used as feed for the two-step DME synthesis - the gas is first converted into methanol and methanol intermediate is dehydrated into DME in a different reactor after methanol purification.

Details: 130 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   107 pages   From $1,499

The cost analyses presented in the report DME E51A target a 130 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.

Dimethyl Ether Production from Natural Gas & CO2 (Direct Method)

The report presents the economics of Dimethyl Ether (DME) production from natural gas and carbon dioxide (CO2). In the process under analysis, natural gas is reformed with CO2 yielding synthesis gas (syngas). Syngas is then fed to a one-step process for DME generation - syngas conversion into methanol and methanol dehydration into DME are carried out in a single reaction step. The economic analysis performed assumes a plant located in the United States.

Details: 110 kta United States-based plant   |   Q4 2019   |   108 pages   From $1,499

The cost analyses presented in the report DME E52A target a 110 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  |   Q4 2019 From $2,900

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