TITLE

Eastmansteps on the gas

AUTHOR(S)
Chang, Joseph
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;8/6/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 6, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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).
ACCESSION #
27020881

 

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