Butadiene

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary5
Summary 6
Producing companies 6
Salient statistic 6
Consumption 7
Price 8
Trade 8
Manufacturing processes10
Butadiene production10
Ethylene coproduction10
Dehydrogenation11
Houdry process for dehydrogenation of n-butane11
Oxidative dehydrogenation of n-butenes11
Bioethanol-based production11
Other processes12
Butadiene extraction processes12
Transportation and storage13
Environmental issues14
Supply and demand by region15
World15
Capacity15
Producing companies16
Salient statistics17
Consumption17
Trade19
North America21
Overview21
Producing companies21
Salient statistics22
Consumption22
Trade24
United States24
Producing companies24
Salient statistics25
Consumption26
Elastomers26
Polybutadiene rubber (PBR)27
Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR)27
Nitrile rubber28
Polychloroprene (neoprene) rubber28
Adiponitrile/hexamethylenediamine29
Styrene-butadiene copolymer latexes29
Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene resins29
Other polymers30
Styrenic block copolymers30
Methyl methacrylate–butadiene–styrene resins30
Specialty polybutadiene polymers31
Nitrile barrier resins31
Other uses31
Ethylidene norbornene31
1,5,9-Cyclododecatriene32
Sulfolane32
Tetrahydrophthalic anhydride32
1,4-Hexadiene32
Other32
Trade33
Canada33
Producing companies33
Salient statistics34
Consumption34
Trade35
Mexico36
Producing companies36
Salient statistics36
Consumption36
Trade37
South America37
Producing companies37
Salient statistics39
Consumption39
Trade41
Western Europe42
Producing companies42
Salient statistics44
Consumption45
Trade46
Central Europe47
Producing companies47
Salient statistics48
Consumption49
Trade51
CIS and Baltic States51
Producing companies51
Salient statistics53
Consumption53
Trade55
Middle East56
Producing companies56
Salient statistics57
Consumption58
Trade59
Africa60
Producing companies60
Salient statistics60
Consumption61
Trade62
Indian Subcontinent62
Producing companies62
Salient statistics64
Consumption64
Trade67
Northeast Asia67
Overview67
Producing companies67
Salient statistics68
Consumption69
Trade 71
China 71
Producing companies 71
Salient statistics 73
Consumption 74
Trade 75
Japan 75
Producing companies 75
Salient statistics 76
Consumption 76
Trade 77
South Korea 78
Producing companies 78
Salient statistics 78
Consumption 79
Trade 80
Taiwan 80
Producing companies 80
Salient statistics 80
Consumption 81
Trade 82
Southeast Asia 83
Producing companies 83
Salient statistics 85
Consumption 85
Trade 88
Bibliography 89
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