China's Ningbo Heyuan to start up MTO project in November

17 August 2012 10:27  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Ningbo Heyuan Chemical is planning to start up a 600,000 tonne/year methanol-to-olefin project (MTO) at Zhejiang province at the end of November, a company source said on Friday.

The new unit will produce 200,000 tonnes/year of ethylene and 400,000 tonnes/year of propylene, the source added.

The plant will consume 1.8m tonnes of methanol annually if it operates at full capacity, the source said.

No other details about the project were immediately available.

By: Heng Hui
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