butene-2

butene-2

[′byü‚tēn ′tü]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CHCHCH3 A colorless, highly flammable gas, used to make butadiene and in the synthesis of four- and five-carbon organic molecules; the cis form, boiling point 3.7°C, is insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents, and is also known as high-boiling butene-2; the trans form, boiling point 0.88°C, is insoluble in water, soluble in most organic solvents, and is also known as low-boiling butene-2.
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A) Includes revenues from sales of MTBE, butene-2 and alkylate.
Sales of butene-2 and alkylate continued during the quarter adding incremental variable margin contribution.
The Company is a producer of butadiene, butene-1, butene-2, MTBE, diisobutylene, isobutylene concentrate, high purity isobutylene and polyisobutylene.
Sales of polyisobutylene, butene-2 and alkylate continued during the quarter adding incremental variable margin contribution.