Octene (a.k.a. Octenes) refers to a group of alkene isomers having eight carbons, differing in the position of the double bond in the carbon chain. Diverse isomers of octene are known, and 1-Octene is one of the most relevants. 1-Octene is an alpha-olefin used primarily as a comonomer in production of polyethylene (HDPE and LLDPE). Octenes in general are used to alkylate phenols to give precursors to detergents and surfactants. They can also be hydrated to yield octanols, or hydroformilated to fatty acids, which are then treated with polyols to produce esters for use in high performance application lubricants.
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