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The Brunei Methanol Plant has a nameplate capacity of 2,500 metric tons per day of Federal Grade AA Methanol which is a key product for the chemical and petrochemical industry in the production of Acetic Acid (solvents), MTBE (octane enhancer), Formaldehyde (resins, adhesives) and others. Annually the plant is targeted to produce at least 850,000 metric tons of product methanol for export.

The technology behind the synthesis and production of methanol in this plant is the Mitsubishi Methanol Process technology which is licensed and jointly owned by Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

In 2007, the plant construction was executed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) in collaboration with regional and local sub-contractors.
 
  Plant Specifications
Production Technology
Mitsubishi Methanol Process (Jointly owned by Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co. Inc. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
   
Production Capacity
2,500 metric tonnes per day (850,000 MT per year)
   
Methanol Synthesis Catalyst Licensor
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.