11 June 2010 15:25 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Salalah Methanol Company is due to produce on-spec methanol by the end of this month at its new 1.3m tonne/year plant in Oman, a source at its marketing company said on Friday.
The Salalah-based plant, a joint venture between Oman Oil and Oman Energy Trading, was started up in May 2010.
“The first volumes had too much iron. We hope to produce on-spec material by the end of this month,” the source at Oman Trading International (OTI) said.
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The current global demand for methanol totals more than 47m tonnes/year, and has been growing at a rate of 2-3% per annum.
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