The Mena region’s petrochemicals producers are increasingly processing propane directly into propylene, to monetize their own resources in producing the feedstock for polypropylene (PP).

The propane dehydrogenation (PDH) process has in recent years been increasingly deployed by petchems firms to boost the availability of propylene feedstock. Propylene availability has historically been limited by its main origin as a by-product to ethylene from crackers. (CONTINUED - 842 WORDS)