Acrylonitrile

Sabic – Mitsubishi – Asahi to build first Middle-East acrylonitrile project

Sabic signed joint venture for Jubail Acrylonitrile Project After years of technical and commercial studies, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic), and its Japanese partners, Mitsubishi Corporation (Mitsubishi) and Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation (Asahi) signed a joint venture to build the first acrylonitrile and sodium cyanide plant in the Middle-East. In this purpose, Sabic, Mitsubishi and Asahi estblished …

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Acrylic Acid

Definition Acrylic acid is an unsaturated carboxylic acid extracted from propylene Acryclic acid is a colorless pungent and corrosive liquid in polymerized form. The formal name for acrylic acid is propenoic acid. Acrylic acid is miscible with water, alcohols and esters. Comments Acrylic acid is produced from propylene as an ethylene by-product of ethane or naphtha …

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Ineos Technologies for Rosneft’s VNHK Nakhodka project

Vostochnaya Neftechemicheskaya moves on Nakhodka petrochemical complex project ZAO Vostochnaya Neftechemicheskaya (VNHK) is fully owned  OJSC NK ROSNEFT (Rosneft) company created in 2011 to develop a petrochemical complex in Primorsky region, near Pervostroiteley settlement of Nakhodkinsky urban district. Nakhodka is located in the Vladivostok region, in the East of the Russian Federation.  Rosneft’s VNHK is planning …

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“NBR”

Definition NBR stands for Nitrile Butadiene Rubber or Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber or Buna-N or Perbunan. NBR is a synthetic rubber which belongs to the family of unsaturated copolymers of 2-propenenitrile and various butadiene monomers (1,2-butadiene and 1,3-butadiene) Comments NBR is produced in an emulsion polymerization system. The water, emulsifier/soap, monomers (butadiene and acrylonitrile), radical generating activator, and …

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Propylene

Definition: “Propylene” is the common name given to the Propene. It is a gas, not to be confused with the Propane. Propylene may also be called Methylethylene.  Comments: From process perspective, the Propylene is a byproduct as produced in parallel of the Ethylene during the cracking operations in the steam cracker as shown in the flowchart above. …

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