With the expected increase in worldwide methanol demand, particularly for methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) feedstock, there will be an increase in the number of new plants and retrofits to existing plants. Several options are available for overall plant design and synthesis-converter design, each having its advantages and disadvantages. And for retrofits, there are a number of ways to increase capacity. PLANT DESIGN Methanol production is the most profitable means of adding value to natural gas. Potential methanol projects exist wherever there are large reserves of competitively priced natural gas. Consequently, future methanol p...

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