SABIC became 1st company to have methanol unit with ISCC certification
- 07-Feb-2022 12:59 PM
- Journalist: Patrick Knight
National Methanol Company (Ibn Sina), a joint endeavor between SABIC, Celanese and Duke Energy, has turned into the main organization in the Middle East to be certified for circular methanol production by International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC), a worldwide driving accreditation body.
Ibn Sina plant, situated in Jubail Industrial City on the eastern shore of Saudi Arabia, can now convey business amounts of affirmed circular methanol produced using caught CO2 from its UNITED plant, one of SABIC's partners, which is one of the world's largest CO2 capture and purification plants of its sort. This will give consumers another practical answer for serve their business sectors. SABIC said that the "creation of circular methanol reflects SABIC's endeavors toward fossil fuel by-product decrease through low-carbon technology, functional proficiency, CO2 use, and innovative circular arrangements"
The certificate of methanol as a roundabout product is a noteworthy accomplishment adding to Sabic's carbon neutrality. During the Saudi Green Initiative Forum last October, Sabic disclosed its worldwide strategy toward carbon neutrality. The organization is focused on persistently seek after endeavors and investigate solutions for meet carbon neutrality by 2050. Executive Vice President at SABIC Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh stated that “We are pleased to have gotten this testament that upholds Sabic's circular carbon economy procedures and assists our clients with meeting their manageability targets. This accomplishment is a stage forward where Sabic will keep looking for different chances to use CO2 to meet our objectives of carbon neutrality”
Circular methanol, which is harmless to the ecosystem, can be utilized for delivering different feasible and circular products connected with chemicals, clinical applications and automotive industries.