19 July 2012 10:14 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--At least 10 new coal-to-olefin (CTO) projects are expected to come on stream in ?xml:namespace>
This includes Zheijiang Nibo Heyuan's new 600,000 tonne/year unit, Shaanxi Pucheng Clean Energy Chemicals' 670,000 tonne/year plant - expected to come on stream in 2014 - and Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group's 500,000 tonne/year methanol-to-propylene unit that is expected to also come on stream in 2014, said Orchid Yang, Deputy Director of Research Institute of Industry Economics at the China National Chemical Information Center.
Yang was speaking at the day-long 2012
Currently, there are more than 30 CTO projects under construction or planned in
The joint venture, named Yongjin Chemical, in 2010 started construction on five new coal-to-MEG projects, each with a capacity of 200,000 tonnes/year, in
The plants in
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