16 February 2012 10:22 [Source: ICIS news]
The construction of the methanol plant is expected to be completed in three years, the source said.
Assam Petrochemical first announced plans to build the 165,000 tonne/year methanol plant in early June 2008.
Currently, the company operates a natural gas-based 33,000 tonne/year methanol plant at Guwahati in northeastern
The product from the 33,000 tonne/year methanol plant is partially used for its 33,000 tonne/year formaldehyde plant, with the remaining available for sale to the market, the source added.
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