China’s Xiangyuan Qiyi Coal Chemical to build MTO catalyst project

02 August 2011 05:49  [Source: ICIS news]

SHANGHAI (ICIS)--China’s Xiangyuan Qiyi Coal Chemical Group has signed a construction agreement to build a 1,000 tonne/year methanol-to-olefins (MTO) catalyst plant in Shanxi province, a local government source said on Tuesday.

Output from the 1,000 tonne/year catalyst plant, which will cost yuan (CNY) 450m ($70m), will be used in the company's MTO production process, the source added.

Details on the company’s MTO production were not disclosed by the source.

($1 = CNY6.43)

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By: Dolly Wu
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