Korean SK Innovation Co., Ltd. to Produce 1,3 butadiene in cooperation with LanzaTech

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18 Oct 2013 13:22 Helen Clark

CHEMMONITOR.COM - Korean oil company SK Innovation Co., Ltd. together with fuels and chemicals firm LanzaTech are going to start the manufacturing of 1,3 butadiene. For that, the parties intend to develop a new bio-butadiene process technology.

The cooperation of the companies is predicted to promote the commercialization of an alternative route to butadiene. Currently, there is an extreme shortage of butadiene in a line with a gas boom in the US market.

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