Brunei Methanol runs Sungai Liang plant at full capacity

13 January 2012 09:07  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Brunei Methanol Co (BMC) is running its 850,000 tonne/year methanol plant at Sungai Liang Industrial Park at full rates, a company source said on Friday.

The plant had several issues last year, which were finally resolved by the end of November, the source added.

BMC is a joint venture between Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC), ITOCHU and Petroleum Brunei. MGC holds a 50% stake in the company, while the remaining 50% share is equally held by ITOCHU and Petroleum Brunei.

Methanol is used in the manufacture of formaldehyde, methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), methyl chlorides, methyl methacrylate (MMA) and acetic acid.

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