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Chinese group plans two mega-methanol plants in US Pacific Northwest to supply olefins feedstock
11:49 AM MST | January 24, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz
Northwest Innovation Works (NWIW; Vancouver, WA) has proposed to build two large-scale methanol plants in the US Pacific Northwest. The proposed facilities would each cost $1 billion and have a design capacity of 5,000 m.t./day. Output from the plants will be shipped to Dalian, China for conversion to olefins. NWIW plans to build the plants at the Port of Kalama, WA, and at Port Westward, on the Oregon side of the Columbia River. NWIW was formed this year. Its backers include PPE, a joint venture between Shanghai Bi Ke Clean Energy Technology Co...
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