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al·kene

(al'kēn),
An acyclic hydrocarbon containing one or more carbon-carbon double bonds; for example, ethene, propene.
Synonym(s): olefin

al·kene

(al'kēn)
An acyclic hydrocarbon containing one or more double bonds; e.g., ethene, propene.
Synonym(s): olefin.
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Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas (O&P-Americas) - Our O&P-Americas segment produces and markets Olefins & Co- products, polyethylene and polypropylene.
"KBR's innovative catalytic olefin technology fits our corporate development plan well and we believe it can help Lihuayi to further speed up the progress of industry upgrading and to be more competitive in the market."
Based in Long Son Island, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, Vietnam, the olefins plant can utilize both naphtha and LPG feeds to produce olefins of up to 1.6m tons per year depending on the feedstock mix.
Becker and Bergman [9] measured the absolute and relative bimolecular rate constants for the reaction of CpCo[(NO).sub.2] with various olefins in cyclohexane at 20[degrees]C and observed that 2, 3-dimethyl-2-butene reacted fastest of all the isomeric hexenes studied.
Petrochemical is mainly classified into two type such as olefin (including ethylene and propylene) and aromatics (including benzene, toluene and xylene isomers).
Carmel Olefins says the overall performance advantages of the new grade create a step forward for converters looking to reduce breakage potential and avoid stress whitening of highly-transparent packaging and container solutions, for example, for thin wall packaging, clear containers for food packaging, caps and closures, and clear pails.
One of the newer materials finding favor in the packaging of modern pharmaceuticals is the family of cyclic olefin polymers and copolymers.
He also noted that CEFIC's Lower Olefins and Aromatics are supporting the international event.
The scientists sought a more sustainable alternative source of olefins.
Muscat, May 25 (ONA) The Arab Conference for the Multiple Olefins Plastics Industry will kick-off after-tomorrow (Monday) at Al Bustan Palace Hotel.
Williams will extract, transport, fractionate, own and market the natural gas liquids and olefins recovered from the offgas at the oil sands producer's upgrader near Fort McMurray, Alberta.