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Butane
C4H10
Technical; 99 mol% (pure grade); 99.96 mol% (research grade)
Various organic synthesis; gasoline additive; synthetic rubber precursor; aerosol propellant; refrigerant; industrial solvent.
t-Butyl hydroperoxide; gasoline, alkylate; hydrogen; isobutylene
  • Liquefied petroleum gas (fractionation, coproduced with propane).
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Butane (a.k.a. Butanes) refers to a gaseous stream containing mainly isobutane and n-butane; the proportion varies with the source. It is mainly obtained as a by-product in petroleum refining or gasoline manufacture.
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Intratec provides Butane prices in several countries, as follows:
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Butane Prices

Current Prices, Historical Series and Forecasts in Several Countries

Intratec provides Butane latest prices and 13 years of historical series, as well as price forecasts. Subscribers to the Oil, Gas & Derivatives Prices have access to 18 commodities prices across several countries from main world regions.

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Chart Description. Intratec provides Butane prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States: Mont Belvieu price, normal butane (Note 2)
  • Netherlands: import price, CIF, encompassing liquefied butanes (both n- and iso-butane) (Note 1, 2)
  • Japan: import price, CIF, encompassing liquefied butanes (both n- and iso-butane) (Note 1, 2)
  • India: import price, CIF, encompassing liquefied butanes (both n- and iso-butane) (Note 1)
  • Brazil: import price, CIF, encompassing liquefied butanes (both n- and iso-butane) (Note 1)

Note 1. Only available for Registered Users

Note 2. Price forecasts (upcoming 9 months) available only to subscribers of the 'Pro' or 'Business' plans.

Chart Instructions. Hover the mouse over the series to view the respective Butane prices plotted. You can filter a given Butane price series by clicking on the respective legend label, right above the chart.

About Butane. Butane (a.k.a. Butanes) refers to a gaseous stream containing mainly isobutane and n-butane; the proportion varies with the source. It is mainly obtained as a by-product in petroleum refining or gasoline manufacture.

Chemical Formula. C4H10

Commercial Grades. Technical; 99 mol% (pure grade); 99.96 mol% (research grade)

Uses. Various organic synthesis; gasoline additive; synthetic rubber precursor; aerosol propellant; refrigerant; industrial solvent.

Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Liquefied petroleum gas (fractionation, coproduced with propane).

Derivatives. t-Butyl hydroperoxide; gasoline, alkylate; hydrogen; isobutylene

Methodology. The pricing data presented are, if not otherwise indicated, volume-weighted average transaction prices including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified. The information provided is obtained from gathering and refining of trade data officially reported for the respective countries (i.e., governmental agencies, institutions related to foreign trade and industry publications). For further details check our Methodology.

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