01 June 2012 10:02 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Brunei Methanol Co (BMC) is running its 850,000 tonne/year methanol plant at ?xml:namespace>
The plant was shut on 14-17 May because of a minor mechanical issue, the source said.
The source did not reveal the precise operating rate of the plant.
BMC is a joint venture between Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC), ITOCHU and Petroleum
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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