Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), molecular formula (CH3)3COCH3, is an organic compound generally produced by the reaction between isobutene and methanol in presence of a catalyst. Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) is a flammable, volatile and colourless liquid with a characteristic mild odor. Distinctive Characteristic properties of methyl tertiary butyl ether such as higher octane number, low blending vapor pressure, high miscibility with gasoline, and ... Read more
Top Market Kep Players of Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) Market:
Sabic (Saudi Arabia),
Evonik Industries (Germany),
China National Petroleum Corporation (China),
Huntsman International (US), ENI (Italy),
Royal Dutch Shell (Netherlands),
Emirates National Oil Company (UAE),
Shandong Dongming Petrochemical ... Read more
On the basis of manufacturing process, the market has been segmented into steam cracker, fluid liquid cracker, dehydrogenation, and dehydration. Fluid liquid cracker was the largest segment in 2017 and is expected to remain so during the forecast period. The manufacturing process of MTBE is complex and requires significant capital investment. Therefore, the fluid liquid cracker process is used as it is a refinery-based production process that ... Read more
On the basis of the application, the market is segregated into architectural, industrial, wood and furniture, automotive and others.
The architectural application segment accounted for the largest market share owing to increasing demand for the residential and commercial building. Architectural coatings are used in roofs, walls, and deck finishes among others.
Based on the region, the market is segmented into North America, ... Read more
On the basis of application, the market has been classified as gasoline additive and others. According to MRFR analysis, gasoline additive was the leading segment in 2017 and is projected to show the same trend during the forecast period. Furthermore, MTBE helps in the reduction of emissions from vehicles. The use of MTBE in engines substantially reduces engine damage caused by the insufficient burning of gasoline. Furthermore, MTBE helps in the ... Read more
Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) is an organic compound that is highly flammable and volatile. MTBE contains oxygen which, when added to gasoline, enhances the octane rating and helps in reducing emissions. According to MRFR analysis, the global methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 5% during ... Read more