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Propylene

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary7
Summary9
List of abbreviations12
Industry characteristics13
Sources15
Steam crackers15
Refineries17
Fluid catalytic cracking17
Thermal operations18
On-purpose technologies18
Propane dehydrogenation (PDH)18
High-severity fluid catalytic cracking19
Metathesis of ethylene/butylenes20
Coal/methanol to olefins/propylene21
Olefin cracking23
Transportation and storage24
Health and environmental issues25
Supply and demand by region26
World26
Capacity26
Producing companies27
Salient statistics28
Consumption30
Chemical uses32
Polypropylene (PP)34
Propylene oxide (PO)35
Acrylonitrile36
Oxo alcohols37
Cumene37
Acrylic acid38
Isopropanol38
Oligomers39
Ethylene-propylene elastomers40
Other applications40
Nonchemical uses41
Gasoline components41
Fuels42
Price42
Trade43
North America44
Overview44
Capacity44
Salient statistics45
Consumption46
Trade48
United States49
Producing companies49
Propylene from steam crackers50
Propylene from refineries52
Propylene from on-purpose units55
Salient statistics56
Consumption57
Trade59
Canada60
Producing companies60
Salient statistics62
Consumption63
Trade65
Mexico65
Producing companies65
Salient statistics67
Consumption68
Trade69
South America70
Producing companies70
Salient statistics73
Consumption74
Trade76
Western Europe77
Producing companies77
Propylene from steam crackers78
Propylene from refineries80
Propylene from on-purpose technologies83
Salient statistics83
Consumption85
Trade87
Central Europe88
Producing companies88
Salient statistics90
Consumption91
Trade93
CIS and Baltic States94
Producing companies94
Salient statistics97
Consumption98
Trade100
Middle East101
Producing companies101
Salient statistics105
Consumption105
Trade 107
Africa 108
Producing companies 108
Salient statistics 110
Consumption 111
Trade 113
Indian Subcontinent 114
Producing companies 114
Salient statistics 117
Consumption 117
Trade 119
Northeast Asia 119
Overview120
Capacity 120
Salient statistics 120
Consumption 121
Trade 123
China 124
Producing companies 124
Propylene from steam crackers 125
Propylene from refineries 127
Propylene from on-purpose technologies 134
Salient statistics 137
Consumption 138
Trade 140
Japan 141
Producing companies 141
Propylene from steam crackers 141
Propylene from refineries 143
Propylene from on-purpose technologies 145
Salient statistics 146
Consumption 147
Trade 149
South Korea 150
Producing companies 150
Salient statistics 153
Consumption 153
Trade 155
Taiwan 156
Producing companies 156
Salient statistics 158
Consumption 159
Trade 160
Southeast Asia 161
Producing companies 161
Salient statistics 165
Consumption 165
Trade 167
Additional resources169
Revisions171
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