10 August 2010 06:26 [Source: ICIS news]
Shenhua Baotou also has a 1.8m tonne/year coal-based methanol facility at the site. Methanol had been successfully produced at the facility and had been introduced into the MTO plant for trial runs, the source said.
“It is hard to factor an estimate when we can achieve on-spec polyethylene and polypropylene products,” the source said.
However, according to an earlier report, the firm was planning to achieve on-spec PE and PP products by late September.
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