Perstorp submits €97m proposal for EU Project Air


One of Sweden’s most prominent chemistry groups, Perstorp, has renewed its application to the EU Innovation Fund for Project Air – a project that aims to build a sustainable methanol production facility in Stenungssund, Sweden.

Intending to take part in the project alongside partners Fortum and Uniper, Perstorp’s submission comprises of a €97m application to join Project Air, which could help reduce global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 400,000 tonnes. 

With methanol used in making chemical products with thousands of applications, sustainable methanol could help provide large-scale decarbonisation to manufacturing sectors within a range of industries. 

Stating that Project Air is an ‘urgent priority’ for Perstorp, Jan Secher, President, CEO, Perstorp, added, “This project is a unique opportunity, but also a challenge for Swedish industry and energy policy.” 

... to continue reading you must be subscribed

Subscribe Today

Paywall Asset Header Graphic

To access hundreds of features, subscribe today! At a time when the world is forced to go digital more than ever before just to stay connected, discover the in-depth content our subscribers receive every month by subscribing to gasworld.

Please wait...