Mider Helm restarts Leuna methanol plant

01 July 2011 12:04  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Mider Helm has restarted its 660,000 tonne/year methanol plant at Leuna, Germany, a company source said on Friday.

The start-up process is expected be completed over the weekend, with the plant fully operational on Monday.

“It will then take a few days to refill the tanks, after which we can resume deliveries to customers,” a source for the Germany-based firm said.

The plant was shut on 3 June for a catalyst change.

Helm AG and French major Total each own 50% of Mider Helm.

By: Ross Yeo
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