Malaysia’s PETRONAS to shut one of its Labaun methanol unit in April

30 March 2012 10:11  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Malaysia’a state-owned PETRONAS will shut its PETRONAS Methanol Labuan (PML) 2 unit, which have a capacity of 1.7m tonne/year in April, a source from PETRONAS Chemicals Group (PCG) said on Friday.

“The PML 2 will remain shut up to the end of May,” the source said.

In addition, PML 1, with a capacity of 660,000 tonne/year will remain operational during this period, the source added.

Other methanol producers in the region include Indonesia’s Kaltim Methanol Industri (KMI) and Brunei Methanol Company (BMC).

By: Heng Hui
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