IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Basic Chemicals :: Petrochemicals :: Methanol

September Start up for Petronas ‘Mega’ Methanol Plant

10:53 AM MDT | May 27, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Petronas says that its Petronas Methanol (Labuan) subsidiary has started commissioning its ‘mega’ methanol plant at Labuan, Malaysia. The company has fired up the plant’s package boiler, the largest in Asia. It marks the start of commissioning activities for the plant’s eventual commercial production, scheduled for September, Petronas says. Construction of the plant began in 2005. The plant uses Lurgi’s mega methanol technology and has a production capacity of 5,000 m.t./day, or 1.7 million m.t./year. Methanol produced at the plant...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


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

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 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