butane dehydrogenation

butane dehydrogenation

[′byü‚tān dē‚hī·drə·jə′nā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A process to remove hydrogen from butane to produce butene or butadiene.
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The market research institute Ceresana, however, expects low butadiene yields of shale gas to be overcompensated by an innovative method based on butane dehydrogenation.