Ethylbenzene Production Cost Analysis 2020

Ethylbenzene is an organic compound that is a flammable as well as colourless liquid with an odour similar to that of gasoline. It is produced on a vast scale by combining benzene with ethylene in an acid-catalysed chemical reaction. This monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbon is crucial in the petrochemical industry as an intermediate in the production of styrene, which is known as the precursor to polystyrene and typical plastic material. 

Ethylbenzene occurs naturally in coal tar as well as in petrol or gasoline. The dominant application of ethylbenzene is as an intermediate in the preparation of polystyrene. It is also added to gasoline as an anti-knock agent, which reduces engine knocking and boosts the octane rating. Ethylbenzene is often found in other produced products, such as pesticides, cellulose acetate, synthetic rubber, paints, and inks. It is further utilised in the recovery of natural gas.

Procurement Resource provides an in-depth cost analysis of Ethylbenzene production. The report incorporates the manufacturing process with detailed process and material flow, capital investment, operating costs along with financial expenses and depreciation charges. The study is based on the latest prices and other economic data available. We also offer additional analysis of the report with detailed breakdown of all cost components (Capital Investment Details, Production Cost Details, Economics for another Plant Location, Dynamic Cost Model).


Ethylbenzene Production from Benzene and Ethylene
  • Ethylbenzene Production from Benzene and Ethylene

    The report is a detailed study of economics of production of Ethylbenzene (EB) production from benzene and ethylene in the liquid phase in presence of Aluminum chloride catalyst.

    Analysis Basis: Germany

    Period of Analysis: Q3 2020

    Starting at USD 1799

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