Petrochemicals©2014 Hydrocarbon Processing60 Petrochemicals Ethanol-to-ethylene process provides alternative pathway to plasticsTight operating margins make the ethanol-to-ethylene technology marketplace a challenging space in which to compete. However, a new, second-generation route can deliver market-leading conversion efficiency at lower cost and complexity than existing technologies., 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTMajor US players turn focus to propane dehydrogenationAs of today, seven projects have been proposed in the field of propane dehydrogenation (PDH), which can convert propane into propylene as well as the byproduct hydrogen., 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe reshaping of Latin America’s petrochemical industry, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTA chemist’s perspective on organic fouling in ethylene operationsSince organic fouling cannot be completely eliminated, ethylene producers must use operational, chemical and mechanical methods to minimize heat transfer losses and equipment downtime., 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTFuture vehicle design will need collaboration among HPI and auto manufacturers, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP News, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTImprove performance of exchangers in quench-water services, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTUS methanol—the resurgence of an industryThe latest resurgence of the US petrochemical industry is reflected in the planned construction of new ethylene and methanol (MeOH) capacities throughout the country., 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT