15 September 2011 09:58 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant is located at Weinan city in Shaanxi province.
“Construction of the plant was completed in the first quarter of this year, and then it started a test run in April,” the source added.
The on-spec products have not been achieved yet. “We are not sure when the on-spec products can be out because it is a new plant which needs more time to test,” the source said.
The company also owns a 200,000 tonne/year coal-based methanol plant, which feeds its own downstream 110,000 tonne/year dimethyl ethel (DME) plant at the same site in Weinan, added the source.
The methanol plant is running normally and has a daily output of around 600 tonnes, added the source.
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