Coal to Chemicals

From Coal to High Value Molecules

12/08/2014 |

High value products from local resources: Air Liquide has built a coal conversion site that produces methanol via synthesis gas production cycles with the company‘s Mega Methanol Technology. This methanol is used as a building block for propylene. Struggling to reduce the dependency of crude imports, China is undertaking great measures to exploit its local coal reserves. The country utilizes coal not only as a fuel but also as a raw material for chemical, as it is the case with the Methanol-to-Propylene process. Air Liquide supplied coal gasification know-how for a production plant of the Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group (SNCG) in Inner Mongolia…