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October 14, 2021updated 18 Oct 2021 11:32am

Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Complex, Egypt

By Carmen

Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Complex is an upcoming petrochemical complex located in Suez Governorate, Egypt. The complex is expected to commence commercial operations in 2027 and is likely to have an annual petrochemical capacity of 1.4mtpa. The complex will use natural gas as its key feedstock. The plants in this complex are operated by Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals.

 

Details of key upcoming projects in Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Complex

 

The complex is set to add capacity with upcoming plants including Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Ammonia Plant (0.4mtpa), Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Methanol Plant (1mtpa).

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The complex also includes Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Acetic Acid Plant, Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Ethylene Plant, and Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Propylene Plant for which the capacity information is not available/reported.

The technology and operator details for upcoming plants are as follows:

Plant Name Operator
Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Acetic Acid Plant Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals
Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Ammonia Plant Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals
Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Ethylene Plant Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals
Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Methanol Plant Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals
Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Propylene Plant Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals

 

Key Products Capacity – Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals Company Ain Sokhna Complex, 2021-2030

The complex is expected to produce key products such as methanol, and ammonia.

Methanol accounts for major capacity share i.e., 71.4% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1mtpa, followed by ammonia 28.6% (0.4mtpa).

Methodology

Information on the petrochemical complexes/plants is sourced from GlobalData’s oil & gas petrochemicals plants database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, petrochemical plants globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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