Hydrocarbon (organic) gases and gas mixtures typically handled by our customers include:

Category of HydrocarbonExamples
Acid HalidesAcetyl chloride
AlcoholsMethanol / methyl alcohol; ethanol / ethyl alcohol; propanol / propyl alcohol
Alkanes (gases)C1 = methane; C2 = ethane; C3 = propane; C4 = butane.
Alkanes (vapours)C5 = pentane; C6 = hexane, cyclohexane; C7 = heptane; C8 = octane; C10 = decane; C20 = icosane/eiocosane
AlkenesEthene/ethylene; propene/propylene; butene/butylene
AminesMonoethanolamine (MEA)
Arenes/AromaticsBTX/BTEX (benzene, toluene, xylenes: m-xylene, o-xylene, p-xylene), chlorobenzene; ethylbenzene; naphthalene; styrene/ethenylbenzene
Carboxylic AcidsEthanoic acid / acetic acid
Diols/GlycolsEthane-1,2-diol / ethylene glycol; propane-1,2-diol / propylene glycol
EstersEthyl ethanoate / ethyl acetate; methyl ethanoate / methyl acetate
EthersEthylene oxide; propylene oxide
Fuel GasesCoke oven gas, landfill gas, natural gas (known as “LNG” when liquefied), petroleum gas (known as “LPG” when liquefied)
HaloalkanesTetrafluoroethane (Freon 134a / HFC-134a / R-134a), dichloroethane
MonomersAcrylonitrile, methyl ethanoate / methyl acetate, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), ethene/ethylene, phenylisocyanate
Thiols/MercaptansButanethiol / butyl mercaptan; ethanethiol / ethyl mercaptan; methanethiol / methyl mercaptan


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