01 April 2010 07:21 [Source: ICIS news]
GUANGZHOU (ICIS news)--Xinjiang Guanghui Industry expects to start up its new coal-based methanol and dimethyl ether (DME) units at Hami in northwestern China in October 2010, a company official said on Thursday.
The yuan (CNY) 6.75bn ($988m) complex would annually produce 1.2m tonnes of methanol and 800,000 tonnes of DME. It would also produce 550m cubic metres of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and 220,000 tonnes of other coal by-products, the official added.
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