APIC '10: GNFC to start up new etac plant Dec '10

14 May 2010 10:24  [Source: ICIS news]

MUMBAI (ICIS news)--India's Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers Co (GNFC) is setting up a 40,000 tonne/year ethyl acetate (etac) plant in December at Bharuch, Gujarat, a company official said on Friday

"Mechanical construction will be completed in July or August and we expect to start up the plant in December," the official said on the sidelines of the Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference 2010 (APIC) in Mumbai. The event takes place on 13–14 May.

Feedstock acetic acid will be supplied by the company's 150,000 tonne/year plant at the same site.

"The domestic market will take priority but we will export some cargoes depending on market conditions," he added.

Please visit the complete ICIS plants and projects database
To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to ICIS connect


By: Helen Lee
+65 6780 4359



AddThis Social Bookmark Button

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.

Printer Friendly