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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Build CO2 Recovery Plant for Qafac in Qatar

3:06 AM MDT | March 15, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI; Tokyo) says its MHI Industrial Engineering & Services (MIES; Singapore) subsidiary has received an order from Qatar Fuel Additives Co. (Qafac; Doha), to build a large-scale carbon dioxide (CO2) recovery plant at Qafac’s methanol production site near Doha. Qafac produces methanol and methyl tert -butyl ether (MTBE). The CO2, recovered at up to 500 m.t./day, will be used to increase the production of methanol, MHI says. This will be MHI’s first CO2 recovery plant specifically targeted at raising methanol production...

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