18 July 2012 06:54 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant was taken off line in early May because of tight supply of feedstock natural gas, the source added. The company decided to restart the plant after gaining supply of natural gas from PetroChina Southwest Oil & Gasfield, according to the company source.
The company’s 45,000 tonne /year methanol line at the same site has remained shut since September 2009 for the same reason, the source said. No restart date has been set for the plant, added the source.
The methanol prices in southwest
Methanol prices in southwest
($1 = CNY6.38)
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