Aug 2020

Phenol Acetone Cumene (2020 Program)

This techno-economic report reviews the chemistry, properties, technology, and development trends of phenol, cumene, and acetone.  The report provides phenol economics for conventional and Mitsui processes for several different global locations (USGC, Western Europe, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia) under a consistent first quarter 2020 price scenario. Economics for the alternative production of phenol via the hydroalkylation of benzene are also provided. Regional market analyses for cumene, phenol, and acetone are also included.