Illinois-based Unitel Technologies announced February 9 that it won a contract from Korea Gas (Kogas) for a basic engineering and design package for a proposed 300,000 tons/year dimethyl ether (DME) plant.
Ravi Randhava, president and COO of Unitel, said that the plant will employ a âone-stepâ process scheme for producing DME.
âToday DME is manufactured by a cumbersome âtwo stepâ process,â Randhava said. âKogas is the first organization in the world to successfully develop and demonstrate a commercially viable âone stepâ process.â
DME can substitute for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) ...