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Butene
C4H8
Alkylate and polymer in gasoline, in fuel applications, and as co-monomers of some polymers, such as polybutenes, polyethylene, intermediate for surfactants and household detergents.
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  • Ethylene (dimerization process)
  • Propylene (metathesis, coproduced with ethylene)
  • Thermal refining process, butenes is a byproduct.
  • Ethylene (dimerization process)
  • Propylene (metathesis, coproduced with ethylene)
  • Thermal refining process, butenes is a byproduct.
  • Ethylene (dimerization process)
  • Propylene (metathesis, coproduced with ethylene)
  • Thermal refining process, butenes is a byproduct.
  • Ethylene (dimerization process)
  • Propylene (metathesis, coproduced with ethylene)
  • Thermal refining process, butenes is a byproduct.
  • Ethylene (dimerization process)
  • Propylene (metathesis, coproduced with ethylene)
  • Thermal refining process, butenes is a byproduct.
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Butene (a.k.a. Butenes, Butylene) may refer to a range of linear isomeric olefins (1-butene, cis-2-butene, trans-2-butene) formed from petroleum cracking for gasoline production or catalytic dehydrogenation of butanes. The mixture is colorless and flammable
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This chart presents Butene prices in several countries, as follows:
Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.
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Butene Prices

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Chart Description. This chart presents Butene prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States: volume-weighted average export price, FOB (Note 2)
  • Netherlands: volume-weighted average export price, FOB (Note 2)
  • South Korea: volume-weighted average export price, FOB (Note 2)
  • Thailand: volume-weighted average import price, CIF
  • Brazil: volume-weighted average import price, CIF (Note 1, 2)

Note 1. Only available for Registered Users

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

Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.

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

About Butene. Butene (a.k.a. Butenes, Butylene) may refer to a range of linear isomeric olefins (1-butene, cis-2-butene, trans-2-butene) formed from petroleum cracking for gasoline production or catalytic dehydrogenation of butanes. The mixture is colorless and flammable

Chemical Formula. C4H8

Uses. Alkylate and polymer in gasoline, in fuel applications, and as co-monomers of some polymers, such as polybutenes, polyethylene, intermediate for surfactants and household detergents.

Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Ethylene (dimerization process)
  • Propylene (metathesis, coproduced with ethylene)
  • Thermal refining process, butenes is a byproduct.
  • Ethylene (dimerization process)
  • Propylene (metathesis, coproduced with ethylene)
  • Thermal refining process, butenes is a byproduct.
  • Ethylene (dimerization process)
  • Propylene (metathesis, coproduced with ethylene)
  • Thermal refining process, butenes is a byproduct.
  • Ethylene (dimerization process)
  • Propylene (metathesis, coproduced with ethylene)
  • Thermal refining process, butenes is a byproduct.
  • Ethylene (dimerization process)
  • Propylene (metathesis, coproduced with ethylene)
  • Thermal refining process, butenes is a byproduct.

To know more about Butene production processes, click here.

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