MTBE Plant

Feed : Methanol: 182.000 tons per year  /  Butane:373.000 tons per year

Operation History : 2002

Plant process : in this unit the produced butane from NF plant convert to ISO-Butane and then ISO-BUTYLENE in the presence of catalyst and after composition with Methanol, MTBE is produced. This produced is utilized for domestic needs.

Application : MTBE is utilized to improve octane numbers , instead of tetra ethyl lead to stop the environmental pollution and also for production of methyl  methacrylate, poyl-iso  buthylene and buthyl rubber.

Products: MTBE
Production capacity: 500 Thousand Tons
Contractors: U.O.P
Start date: 2002
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Last update: 29/08/2017

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