in this issue
World News and Views :: Top of the News
Total Confirms Methanol-to-Olefins Process; Begins Discussions with Potential Partners
6:51 AM MDT | July 1, 2010 | Natasha Alperowicz
Total Petrochemicals says it has successfully started up a methanol-to-olefins (MTO) demonstration plant at its research center at Feluy, Belgium. The company has been producing monomers at the facility for a few weeks and has already produced industrial quality polypropylene (PP) using propylene from the demonstration facility, says Eric Duchesne, head of the MTO project. The technology, co-developed with UOP and Hydro, "opens the way to a very efficient production of polyolefins based on methanol from alternative feedstocks such as coal, natural gas or...
This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.
Forgot your user ID or password?
Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?
Here's why you should be:
100% Satisfaction Guarantee