TPC Group - Butene-1

By: Txpetrochem  09-12-2011

TPC Group has the largest Butene-1 (B-1) capacity in North America with production assets in its Houston facility. B-1 is a favored co-monomer in the production of linear low-density and high-density polyethylene.  B-1 is also used as a building block in the production of plasticizers as well as the manufacture of high performance gasoline additives.

With significant logistical infrastructure, TPC Group has the capability to make bulk Butene-1 deliveries in various modes including pipeline, marine, railcar and truck.

BUTENE-1 LV % 99.0
OTHER C4's LV % 1.0

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