China’s Wison builds methanol plant for Xuzhou Mining

13 April 2011 09:14  [Source: ICIS news]

SHANGHAI (ICIS)--China’s petrochemical engineering contractor Wison Engineering said on Wednesday that it has started building a 600,000 tonne/year methanol plant for Xuzhou Mining Group.

Trial runs at the plant, which is located at Baoji in northwestern Shaanxi province, are expected to start by the end of 2012, Wison said in a statement.

Xuzhou Mining, a state-owned coal producer in eastern Jiangsu province, plans to build a 1.5m tonnne/year methanol plant at Shaanxi in phases. The 600,000 tonne/year methanol plant is being built as part of its first phase.

The methanol facility is the first coal/chemical project for the coal producer and the first coal/chemical project in Shaanxi for Wison, the statement said.

No more details were available from the statement.

Wison is a Shanghai-based company that provides engineering, procurement and construction services, as well as commissioning services for refinery, petrochemical and other industrial projects.

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