14 June 2012 13:51 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Celanese plans to build a 1.3m tonne/year methanol plant at ?xml:namespace>
Celanese expects to start up the plant after 1 July 2015, it said.
A significant portion of the methanol produced at the plant will be used to support Celanese’s acetyl operations at
“The positive developments in the
“Utilising existing Celanese infrastructure [at Clear Lake] helps reduce capital requirements while capturing advantages of state-of-the-art technologies,” Rohr added without disclosing the project's expected costs.
Analysts had expected Celanese to make such an investment, ICIS reported last month.
Meanwhile, Methanex, the world's largest producer of methanol, plans to relocate an idled methanol plant from
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