24 April 2013 04:44 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Saudi Arabia’s National Methanol Company (Ibn Sina) is operating its 950,000 tonne/year natural gas-based methanol plant in Al-Jubail at normal capacity after restarting it in mid-April, a source close to the company said on Wednesday.
The source did not elaborate on the operating rates.
The plant was shut for maintenance in March for 20-30 days, according to the source.
Other major methanol producers in the region include Oman Methanol Co and Iran’s National Petrochemical Co (NPC).
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