Methanol to Olefins

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  • Often abbreviated as MTO
  • Olefins can also be called Alkenes (double check this, may be similar to rubber vs elastomer where there is a slight difference) and thus can be abbreviated as MTA
  • A Process by where Methanol is converted to olefins
  • One of the ways to make petroleum products from biological source materials
  • Can be an integrated step in a Gas to Liquids process as well, but it can work from methanol on it's own as well

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