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Propylene
Propylene (also known as Propene) has been established as a major component of the global olefins business, second only to ethylene. It is mainly used in the production of polypropylene; but it is also employed in the synthesis of other chemicals, such as acrylonitrile, acrilic acid, oxo-alcohols, propylene oxide, and cumene. Propylene is majorly produced as byproduct of ethylene production, by steam cracking of hydrocarbon feedstocks, and petroleum refining.

Propylene Production Cost Reports - 2019/20

Capital Investment & Operating Cost of Propylene Plants

Propylene (also known as Propene) has been established as a major component of the global olefins business, second only to ethylene. It is mainly used in the production of polypropylene; but it is also employed in the synthesis of other chemicals, such as acrylonitrile, acrilic acid, oxo-alcohols, propylene oxide, and cumene. Propylene is majorly produced as byproduct of ethylene production, by steam cracking of hydrocarbon feedstocks, and petroleum refining.

Intratec offers professional, easy-to-understand reports examining Propylene 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 (2019/20).

Propylene Production via Metathesis - Cost Analysis | Propylene E11A
This report presents the economics of Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from ethylene and raffinate-2 in the USA, using a metathesis process similar to CB&I Lummus Technology's Olefins Conversion Technology (OCT).

Analysis Basis: USA   |   2019 Q1   |   105 pages   Starting at $899

Propylene Production from Ethylene - Cost Analysis | Propylene E21A
It presents the economics of Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from ethylene in the USA, using two integrated processes: dimerization and metathesis, using processes similar to CB&I Lummus Olefins Conversion Technology (OCT) and Ethylene Dimerization Technology.

Analysis Basis: USA   |   2019 Q1   |   102 pages   Starting at $1,199

Propylene Production from Propane - Cost Analysis | Propylene E31A
This study presents the economics of Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from propane in the USA , using a dehydrogenation process carried out in a moving-bed reactor, similar to UOP Oleflex.

Analysis Basis: USA   |   2019 Q1   |   97 pages   Starting at $899

Propylene Production from Propane - Cost Analysis | Propylene E32A
This report examines the costs related to Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from propane in the USA. Differently from the report "Propylene E31A", the process examined in this report is carried out in a fixed-bed reactor, similar to CB&I Lummus CATOFIN.

Analysis Basis: USA   |   2019 Q1   |   101 pages   Starting at $899

Propylene Production from Propane - Cost Analysis | Propylene E33A
It presents the economics of Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from propane in the USA. Differently from the report "Propylene E31A", the process examined in this report uses a two-step dehydrogenation process (steam reforming/oxyreaction), similar to Uhde STAR.

Analysis Basis: USA   |   2019 Q1   |   99 pages   Starting at $899

Propylene Production from Methanol via MTP Process - Cost Analysis | Propylene E41A
This report presents the economics of Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from methanol in the USA, using a methanol-to-propylene (MTP) process similar to Lurgi MTP.

Analysis Basis: USA   |   2019 Q1   |   99 pages   Starting at $899

Propylene Production from Methanol via MTO Process - Cost Analysis | Propylene E42A
This report analyses the economics of Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from methanol in the USA. Differently from the report "Propylene E41A", the process examined in this report is similar to UOP/Norsk Hydro (now Ineos) MTO (Methanol-to-Olefins) process. Polymer grade ethylene is also generated as co-product in the process.

Analysis Basis: USA   |   2019 Q1   |   98 pages   Starting at $899

Propylene Production from Vacuum Gas Oil - Cost Analysis | Propylene E51C
This report presents the economics of Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from vacuum gas oil (VGO) in China. The protrayed process is similar to Sinopec Deep Catalytic Cracking (DCC) technology.

Analysis Basis: China   |   2019 Q1   |   99 pages   Starting at $899

Propylene Production from Vacuum Gas Oil - Cost Analysis | Propylene E52C
This report presents the economics of Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production process from vacuum gas oil (VGO) in China. Differently from the report "Propylene E51A", the process examined in this report is similar to Sinopec Catalytic Pyrolysis Process (CPP) technology.

Analysis Basis: China   |   2019 Q1   |   99 pages   Starting at $899

PG Propylene Production from RG Propylene - Cost Analysis | Propylene E61A
This report examines the costs related to Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from refinery grade (RG) propylene in the USA, via a typical purification process. Propane stream is generated as by-product.

Analysis Basis: USA   |   2019 Q1   |   96 pages   Starting at $899

Propylene from Naphtha via Steam Cracking - Cost Analysis | Propylene E71B
This report approaches the economics of producing Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene from light naphtha in Germany, using a typical low-severity steam cracking process (maximizing propylene to ethylene ratio). In addtion Propylene and ethylene, the process generates electricity, crude C4, pyrolysis gas and fuel oil.

Analysis Basis: Germany   |   2019 Q1   |   102 pages   Starting at $899

Propylene Production from Light Naphtha - Cost Analysis | Propylene E73B
This report presents the economics of Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from light naphtha feedstock in Germany. Differently from the report "Propylene E71A", the process examined in this report uses a catalytic cracking process similar to KBR SUPERFLEX. Polymer grade ethylene and gasoline are generated as by-products.

Analysis Basis: Germany   |   2019 Q1   |   102 pages   Starting at $899

Propylene Production from Butenes - Cost Analysis | Propylene E81A
This report analyses the economics of Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from raffinate-1 in the USA, using two typical integrated processes: isomerization and metathesis.

Analysis Basis: USA   |   2019 Q1   |   102 pages   Starting at $1,199

Propylene Production from Soybean Oil - Cost Analysis | Propylene E91A
It presents the economics of Polymer Grade (PG) Propylene production from soybean oil in the USA, via a typical fluid catalytic process (FCC).

Analysis Basis: USA   |   2019 Q1   |   99 pages   Starting at $899

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