Acid task for BP

BP is to invest $140m in an acetic acid plant in Malaysia that will use its latest Cativa technology to produce 500,000 tonnes a year from the end of 1999. BP will have a 70% stake and national oil company Petronas 30%.

BP is to invest $140m in an acetic acid plant in Malaysia that will use its latest Cativa technology to produce 500,000 tonnes a year from the end of 1999. BP will have a 70% stake and national oil company Petronas 30%.