China’s Shenhua starts building Erdos coal-to-natural gas plant

15 December 2011 06:43  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shenhua Group has started building a 2bn cubic metre (cbm)/year coal-to-natural gas project at Erdos in Inner Mongolia, and is expected to bring it on line in two years, a local government official said on Thursday.

The company started the construction work on 8 December, the official from Erdos Development and Reform Commission said.

“Shenhua Erdos Coal-to-Liquid and Chemical Branch will be responsible for the operation of the plant and sales,” a company source from the Erdos said.

Coal feedstock will be supplied by Shenhua’s coal mines in Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia, according to the source.

State-owned Shenhua Group is a large coal-based integrated energy enterprise with businesses of coal, power generation, railway transport, port, shipping, coal liquefaction and chemicals.

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By: Jane Han



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