Propylene and Derivatives


  • Propylene

  • Polypropylene

  • Acrylic acid:

  • Acrylonitrile

  • Propylene oxide (PO) and Polyols

  • Cumene, Phenol and Acetone:

  • Oxo-Alcohols

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the on-purpose propylene technologies and those to make other propylene derivatives
  • Learn the market and applications of all chemicals in the C3 value chain, including:
    1. Propylene and polypropylene
    2. Acrylic acid and super absorbent polymer (SAP)
    3. Acrylonitrile and acrylic fibers
    4. Propylene oxide (PO) and polyols
    5. Cumene, phenol, Acetone and methyl methacrylate (MMA)