Process for making olefins

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Olefinen

Procédé de production d'oléfines


A feedstock comprising a hydrocarbon containing 2 or more carbon atoms in the molecule and/or a hydrocarbon derivative containing hydrogen-carbon links is converted to olefins over the zeolite NU-3. When in particular the feedstock is methanol or dimethyl ether olefins are formed with high selectivity against formation of aromatics.




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    US-4912281-AMarch 27, 1990Mobil Oil CorporationConversion of methanol and methyl ether to light olefins with ZSM-45 in presence of hydrogen