IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Projects

Nine Companies Team Up in Japanese DME Venture

1:41 PM MDT | February 21, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Eight Japanese companies, together with Total, are teaming up to build a dimethyl ether plant (DME) at Niigata, Japan. The firms will establish a joint venture, Fuel DME Production Co. (Niigata), in April to construct a plant with an initial capacity of 80,000 m.t./year for completion in June 2008. The DME unit will be expandable to 100,000 m.t./year. The companies and their proposed stakes in the jv are: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC), 29.15%; Itochu, 13.25%; Japan Petroleum Exploration (Tokyo), 12%; Taiyo Oil (Tokyo), 10%; Total Di-Methyl Ether Japan (Tokyo), a...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa