Rentech to acquire Colorado methanol plant

Rentech Inc., Denver, and Republic Financial Corp. Aurora, Colo., have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sand Creek Chemical's 25 million gal/year methanol plant at Commerce City, Colo.Rentech-a gas-to-liquids (GTL) process technology developer-plans to convert the facility to a GTL plant that will produce synthetic diesel, naphtha, petroleum waxes, and other products via the Fischer-Tropsch (F-T) process.The plant is adjacent to a refinery owned by Conoco Inc. The purchase includes the methanol plant, all supporting infrastructure, buildings, and the 17-acre site.The plant will be owned by Sand Creek Energy LLC (SCE), a 50-50 joint venture of Rentech unit Rentech Development C...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected