17 September 2010 10:28 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China's state-owned power firm Huadian Corp is mulling building a ?xml:namespace>
The plant would use coal-based methanol as feedstock to produce aromatics products, said the official from Shaanxi Provincial Development and Reform Commission, adding the feasibility study for the project is underway.
Huadian could not be reached for comments.
“Beijing’s Tsinghua University will provide its self-research FMTA (fluid methanol to aromatics) technology for the plant. And a small pilot plant will be built first before building the
In order to ensure the feedstock supply, a
“It is very difficult to say now when the company could kick off construction because it [methanol to aromatics] is a totally new field with new production technology compared to traditional aromatics production. So many details still need further study,” he added.
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