SC «Turkmengas» and «Haldor Topsoe» are preparing to start production of ammonia and methanol from natural gas

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The State concern «Turkmengas» is negotiating with the Danish company «Haldor Topsoe» on the construction in Turkmenistan of a small-sized gas chemical plant for the production of ammonia and methanol from natural gas.  Vice-Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Shakhym Abdrakhmanov reported this to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at a government meeting held last Friday.

 The Vice-Chairman said that in order to prepare a feasibility study for the project, designed to expand the range of import-substituting products and increase the country's export potential, a draft Memorandum of Understanding had been prepared between the parties.

 After listening to the report, the President emphasized that Turkmenistan intended to focus on the creation of industries operating on the basis of highly efficient technologies and the introduction of the best world experience in that area.

 Having noted the importance of diversifying the domestic gas and chemical industry, the head of the state instructed the Vice-Chairman to intensify work on the development of a new project.

 Haldor Topsoe is the largest licensor of technologies used in the gas chemical industry.  Earlier, according to its technology, the world's first plant for the production of environmentally friendly ECO-93 gasoline from natural gas was built in Turkmenistan.

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