04 August 2008 08:23 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Indonesia’s largest methanol producer Kaltim Methanol Industri restarted its 660,000 tonne/year plant in Bontang on 28 July after rectifying a leakage in a steam reformer unit, a company source said.?xml:namespace>
There had been some delay in contract shipments, which were rescheduled due to the shutdown, the source said late on Friday.
The methanol plant had been shut since 12 July after a gas leakage, said the source, adding that 32,000 tonnes of output was lost during this outage.
The plant has been facing recurring problems since it restarted in early April after being shut down for a similar problem.
Other regional methanol producers include PT Medco Methanol Bunyu and Petronas.
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