QAFAC To Double Methanol Output
Qatar Fuel Additives Company (QAFAC) has announced plans to double its nameplate methanol production capacity from 2,500 tons/day (912,000 tons/year) to 5,000 t/d (1.8mn t/y), the companys General Manager, Rashid al-Hajri, said on 4 March. A new large-scale methanol plant will be built adjacent to the existing facility at Messaieed. QAFCO also has capacity to produce 1,830 t/d (668,000 t/d) of methyl tertiary butyl (MTBE). In...