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Evonik Plans Methyl Mercaptan Unit and Expansion of DL-Methionine Plant

9:49 AM MDT | June 9, 2008 | Natasha Alperowicz

Evonik Industries says it is carrying out basic engineering and feasibility studies to build a $65-million methyl mercaptan plant at its Theodore, AL site. The company says that tax relief has already been approved for the project and it intends to make a final decision during this year. Methyl mercaptan is used to produce the amino acid DL-methionine, which the company makes at Theodore. The project forms part of a larger plan, which is also expected to include expansion of the DL-methionine production facility, says Klaus Engel, member of the...

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