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China: Leading the World in on-purpose propylene production technologies – Part 2

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Report summary

Historically most propylene has been produced as a by product from steam crackers or refineries. In the future production from on purpose technologies will grow much faster than these traditional by product processes. The advent of on purpose production will structurally alleviate the propylene supply tightness in China. This two part Insight will focus on the two main on purpose technologies propane dehydrogenation and methanol to olefins/methanol to propylene that are prevalent in China.

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Table of contents

  • Propane (PDH) vs. Methanol (MTO/MTP)
  • Economics Comparison
  • Viability of on-purpose projects in China
  • Conclusion

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This report includes 4 images and tables including:

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  • Total capital investment index in 2013
  • Split of CTP total capital investment cost
  • Cash cost split in 2013 ($/ton)
  • Feedstock cost comparison in 2013 ($/ton)

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