An explosion occurred in the methanol project of Xinxiang Zhongxin Chemical Co., Ltd.
at about 8:10 a.m. on September 10, 2013, Jinan assay faced the national investment attraction, an explosion accident occurred in Henan Zhongxin Chemical Co., Ltd. Xinxiang Zhongxin Chemical Co., Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yongmei Group, which is located in the South Chemical Industrial Park of Huojia County, Xinxiang City, and covers an area of 550 mu, after Yongmei Group funded the acquisition of all the equity of Zhongxin Chemical Co., Ltd., which further increased the reactive power consumption of energy
the company mainly produces methanol products, which was put into production in September 2011. The overall planning scale of the project is 1.5 million tons of methanol/year, which is constructed by stages; The public works of the project (underground pipe part) are planned in a unified way and put in place in one step; The construction scale of phase I is 350000 tons of methanol/year, with an investment of 1.6 billion yuan. The main production versions shown in life are effective methanol and the downstream product dimethyl ether
it is understood that the explosion was caused by the leakage of low-temperature methanol washing pipeline