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Methacrylic Acid/Methacrylates

Aug 1996/Petrochemicals
Compares the economic evaluation of MMA production: acetone cyanohydrin, isobutylene, t-butyl alcohol, BASF ethylene hydroformylation, Asahi metahacrylonitrile, Mitsubishi Gas Chem. HCN recyle, Roehm carbonylation of propylene, Shell/ICI methyl acetylene. Regional Forecasts are given.
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VCM/EDC

Aug 1996/Petrochemicals
Economic evaluation of vinyl chloride monomer production: balanced oxychlorination process, emerging EVC ethane to VCM process. Regional supply/demand forecasts.
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Methyl tertiary-Butyl Ether (MTBE)

Jul 1996/Oil, Gas and Refined Products
Comparative economic evaluation of MTBE production: CDTech etherification, UOP Ethermx process, Propylene oxide/MTBE process. ETBE also presented. Regional supply/demand forecasts are given.
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Maleic Anhydride

Jun 1996/Petrochemicals
Economic evaluation of maleic anhydride production: benzene based process and butane based route. Emerging BOC and Sisas/Conser technology also examined. Regional supply/demand forecasts.
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Natural Gas Liquids Extraction

May 1996/Oil, Gas and Refined Products
Natural gas liquids extraction technologies are assessed. Economics of NGL extraction are presented.
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Cyclic Olefin Copolymers

May 1996/Polymers and PlasticsSpecialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials
Chemistry and process for making cyclic olefin copolymers is presented. The economics of their manufacture is compared to functionally equivalent polymers such as polycarbonate and polymethyl methacrylate.
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Light Paraffin Dehydrogenation

Apr 1996/Oil, Gas and Refined Products
Process and economics of propane and isobutane dehydrogenation processes. Potential new applications are assessed.
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Formaldehyde

Apr 1996/Petrochemicals
This report evaluates the economics of formaldehyde production: silver catalyst process and metal oxide process. It also examines the process and economics of its derivatives: phenol-formaldehyde and urea formaldehyde resins, melamines, polyacetals, butanediol, neopentyl glycol, penaerythritol, and trimethylolpropane.
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Caprolactam

Mar 1996/Petrochemicals
Comparative economic evaluation of caprolactam production: Conventional processes including: DSM, Allied Signal phenol, Capropol process, SNIA process, and Toray process. Emerging Enichem hydrogen peroxide process is also presented. Regional supply/demand forecasts are given.
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Styrene/Ethylbenzene

Mar 1996/Petrochemicals
Comparative evaluation of ethyl benzene and styrene production: ethyl benzene routes include: Mobil/Badger vapor phase alkylation, dilute ethylene feedstock, Lummus/UOP liquid phase alkylation and aluminum chloride liquid phase process. Regional supply/demand forecasts are given.

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