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Egypt Builds World's Largest Methanol Complex (Updated)

2:42 AM MDT | March 30, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz

Egypt Japan Petrochemical Corporation (EJPC), a company established by Mitsubishi Corporation and Chiyoda Corporation, is developing what it says will become the world's largest methanol manufacturing complex. The two-line facility will have a combined capacity of  6,000 m.t./day of methanol and will be based at Ain Sohkna, Egypt. The project is being implemented together with Carbon Holdings Ltd. (Giza, Egypt), which is developing several projects in Egypt, and a number of undisclosed private investors. EJPC has signed a methanol technology agreement with...

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