Uses of Methanol to Olefins Process

Methanol is one of the important components of the global economy. It is used as steam reforming of a hydrocarbon feedstock, followed by synthesis gas conversion into methanol. Methanol plays a vital role in natural gas reserves. In regions that do not have natural gas reserves, the gasification of coal and petroleum residues like plastic and petcoke can provide a cost-competitive method for generating methanol. You can also get complete knowledge regarding methanol to olefins via online.

In industries, methanol is produced from natural gas by reforming the gas with steam and them converting the synthesized gas mixture to create pure methanol. Methanol produced through the gasification route can act as the basic building block of a methanol-based economy. The clean methanol produced through the gasification has a similar cost structure with methanol produced from natural gas. Methanol contributes to maintaining energy security through clean fuels and reducing the dependency on crude oil and other derivatives.

In the Methanol to Olefins (MTO) process, the methanol is converted to olefins such as propylene and ethylene. These can be reacted to form polyolefins, which are used to make various plastic materials. Dastur Energy has helped some of the largest refiners in the Middle East and India convert waste petcoke residues to a methanol-based product portfolio. The projects made by us for the clients are flexible, scalable, environment-friendly, and sustainable.

Methanol can be used directly as a fuel for road or sea vehicles or to generate electricity, with a net reduction in pollutants such as NOx, SOx, and particulates.