Ethylene conversion process

  • US 5,723,713 A
  • Filed: 08/06/1996
  • Issued: 03/03/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/06/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A process for the conversion of ethylene to a mixture of olefins predominating in 1-olefins said process comprisinga. feeding ethylene through a bed of an oligomerization catalyst to form an oligomer predominating in C2-C6 olefins andb. feeding the oligomer so formed wherein said oligomer is optionally mixed with further aliquots of ethylene so as to maintain a concentration of ethylene in the oligomer to at least 50% by volume through a catalyst bed to metathesise the oligomer feed to a mixture of olefinic products predominating in C2-C6 1-olefins.

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