Fairway Methanol

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Mitsui-Celanese JV commences production of methanol derived from CO2

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๐Ÿ”– Topics: Sustainability

๐Ÿญ Vertical: Chemical

๐Ÿข Organizations: Mistui, Celanese, Fairway Methanol

Fairway Methanol LLC, a US-based 50-50 joint venture between Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Tokyo) and Celanese Corp. (Dallas, Tex.), has begun the production of methanol by using carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted from plants surrounding the joint ventureโ€™s facility. Fairway Methanol is expected to capture 180 thousand metric tons of CO2 and produce 130 thousand metric tons of low-carbon methanol per year, which leads its annual production capacity to 1.63 million metric tons per year.

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