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  • n. Plural form of olefin.

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Examples

  • The company, formed the 2007 merger of Houston-based Lyondell and Europe-based Basell, said market conditions and results improved across the vast majority of its business in 2010, most notably in the olefins and polyolefins and propylene oxide businesses.

    LyondellBasell Posts Profit

  • ΒΆ -It does not include any of Shell's U.K. retail sites, the Shell higher olefins plant and alcohols units, the lubricant oils blending plant, lubricants marketing business, Shell aviation operations at airports, non-local marine business, marine lubricants, commercial road transport marketing businesses, bitumen marketing business or the Shell technology center at Thornton.

    Essar Energy Buys Shell's U.K. Refinery

  • Williams Cos . holds 73% limited-partner interest in Williams Partners and also possesses Canadian midstream and U.S. olefins assets.

    Williams Cos. Profit Rises 1.2%

  • The company reported in February that business conditions and results had improved across the vast majority of its business in 2010, most notably in the olefins and polyolefins and propylene oxide businesses.

    LyondellBasell Profit Surges As Sales, Margins Improve

  • Alkenes olefins which can be manufactured into plastics or other compounds

    KN | Kitsune Noir » Caught in the Oil Spill

  • In addition, hydrotreating converts olefins and aromatics to saturated compounds.

    Cracking

  • The quality of pygas, which is high in diolefin content, can be satisfactorily improved by hydrotreating, whereby conversion of diolefins into mono-olefins provides an acceptable product for motor gas blending.

    Cracking

  • The objectives in mild lube hydrotreating include saturation of olefins and improvements in color, odor, and acid nature of the oil.

    Cracking

  • By 1980 we had transferred the principles behind tantalum chemistry to tungsten, molybdenum, and rhenium, and had shown what type of tungsten species would metathesize olefins.

    Richard R. Schrock - Autobiography

  • There are basically four kinds of "reactive organics" that are important in smog photochemistry: paraffins, olefins, aromatics, and carbonyl compounds aldehydes and ketones, the latter being more commonly formed in the smog process than emitted outright.

    Hot Buttered

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