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pro·pyl·ene

 (prō′pə-lēn′)
n.
A flammable gaseous alkene, C3H6, derived from petroleum hydrocarbon cracking and used in organic synthesis. Also called propene.

propylene

(ˈprəʊpɪˌliːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for propene
[C19: from propyl + -ene]

pro•pyl•ene

(ˈproʊ pəˌlin)
n.
a colorless, flammable gas, C3H6, of the olefin series: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
[1840–50]
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Noun1.propylene - a flammable gas obtained by cracking petroleum; used in organic synthesis
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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Iran's Petrochemical Research and Technology Company (PRTC) signed a deal with the French multinational company Air Liquide for production of propylene from methanol.
The Egyptian Propylene & Polypropylene Company (EPPC) is planning to gather about $300 million when the company will go public in the first quarter of 2018, Karim Saada, country head of Mena Private Equity Firm Amwal Al Khaleej, which owns 15% of EPPC, told Daily News Egypt.
each are producing 600,000 metric tons annually (MTA) of on-purpose propylene from propane with Honeywell UOP's C3 Oleflex process technology.
com)-- According to TechSci Research report, "Global Propylene Market By Application, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 - 2025," global propylene market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of around 6% during 2016-2025, on account of increasing industrialization and commercialization, and growing emphasis on development of fuel-efficient cars by government.
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Patent 9,074,062 (July 7, 2015), "Process for Preparing High Melt Strength Propylene Polymers," Umasankar Satpathy and Ajit Behari Mathur (Reliance Industries Ltd.
The plant is planned to have an annual production capacity of approximately 475,000 metric tons of propylene.
About 85 million tonnes of propylene, the second most important petrochemical feedstock, were consumed worldwide last year, according to a recent study.
BASF is seeking to curb its reliance on suppliers of propylene, and more in-house production will give it flexibility to make more advanced products that need propylene as input, finance chief Hans-Ulrich Engel said.
She had been doing some shampoo label reading and discovered propylene glycol.