16 November 2006 03:27 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Anglo American is conducting a feasibility study for a $4bn (€3.1bn) coal-to-chemicals project in northern ?xml:namespace>
The UK-based mining major has completed the pre-feasibility study for the project which will also produce gas and power from coal, the company’s chairman Mark Moody-Stuart said during a presentation in
Anglo American will build on an existing coal joint venture in
He did not elaborate on the type and capacities of chemicals planned for the project.
State-owned coal major Shenhua Group has selected licensors for its project in Ningxia province.
A 500,000 tonnes/year polypropylene (PP) unit will also be built as part of the project which was scheduled to start up at end-2008.
Shenhua is also conducting studies with Dow Chemical for a coal-to-olefins project in
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections