16 August 2012 10:28 [Source: ICIS news]
The company source did not disclose further details on the unexpected shutdown of the 1.7m tonne/year methanol unit, but market sources said that the plant has been down since last week.
PETRONAS’ No 1 methanol plant, on the other hand, has been off line since 26 July – when a blast occurred at a vessel that was loading material from the unit.
The No 2 unit may be able to resume operations next week, the company source said.
The shutdown of the 2.3m tonne/year capacity in
Other regional methanol producers include
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