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Unplanned outage reported at methanol plant of QAFAC

January 17/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Qatar Fuel Additives Co (QAFAC), had undertaken an unplanned shutdown at its methanol plant owing to technical issues, reported Apic-online.

A Polymerupdate source in Qatar informed that, the company halted operations at the plant on January 4, 2020. Further details on duration of the shutdown could not be ascertained.

Located in Messaieed, Qatar, the natural gas-based methanol plant has a production capacity of 1.1 million mt/year.

As MRC wrote previously, in August 2019, Haldor Topsoe, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, and GTM ONE signed a licence agreement for the design, construction, and operation of a 3000 tpd methanol plant based on Topsoes SynCOR MethanolTM technology. The plant will be erected at the Khimprom site in Volgograd, Russia.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:gas processing, Mitsubishi Chemical, Qatar, Russia.
Category:General News
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