Eastmansteps on the gas

Chang, Joseph
August 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;8/6/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 6, p11
Trade Publication
The article focuses on transformation in the process of making commodities such as methanol by Eastman Chemical Co. after the North American chemical industry's decision for not building a major chemical plant ever due to increased gas prices. Eastman's future investment in the projects, St. James Parish, Louisiana and Beaumont, Texas, is discussed. It discusses the projects' details including use of low-cost raw materials and production of methanol, hydrogen, ammonia and carbon dioxide (CO2).


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