China’s Qinghai Zhonghao to shut methanol plant on 1 August

28 July 2011 11:02  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Qinghai Zhonghao Natural Gas Chemical will shut its 600,000 tonne/year methanol facility at Qinghai in northwest China on 1 August for a month-long turnaround, a company source said on Thursday.

The volume of inventory with the company is around 70,000 tonnes, which should be sufficient for sales during the shutdown period, the source said.

Other methanol producers in China include China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) and Boyuan United Chemical.

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By: Heng Hui
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