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.
Contract Awarded for License and engineering design of a grassroots propane and butane dehydrogenation unit to be built in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China.