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New Methanol Facility Startups Announced (Ind. Report)
Methanex, US Methanol
Date: 2019-01-09
Following up on our June 4th, 2018 report, two new methanol plants in the Americas are now scheduled to start up in 2019 -- one in the US and the other in Trinidad and Tobago.

The largest of the two methanol project, Caribbean Gas Chemical's plant in Trinidad and Tobago could start up as early as mid-2019.

Methanol from Trinidad comes into the US duty-free while shipments from Venezuela are hit with a 5.5 pct import tax. In 2017, 49 pct of all US methanol imports were from Trinidad, according to industry data.

The second new methanol project slated for startup in 2019 is US Methanol's 200,000 tpy Liberty One unit in Charleston, West Virginia. Vancouver-based Methanex is also expected to make a final investment decision on a proposed 1.8 million tpy plant next to its two existing methanol plants. in Geismar, Louisiana. (Source: US Methanol, Methanex, ICIS News, 8 Jan., 2019) Contact: US Methanol, Frank Bakker, CEO, (681) 205-8511,,; Caribbean Gas Chemical, (868) 225-4242,; Methanex, John Floren, Pres., CEO, (604) 661 2600,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Methanol,  Methanex,  US Methanol,  

Global Bio-Based Chemicals Sales Market Report 2018 -- Report Available (Ind. Report)
Date: 2018-07-11
Global Bio-Based Chemicals Sales Market Report 2018, a new research report from Brooklyn, New York-based QyreseachReports examines the factors that have amplified demand within the global market, market trends and dynamics, as well as Global Bio-Based Chemicals market manufacturers and players including: Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings; BASF; PTT Global; Purac; Mitsui & Co.; Abengoa Bioenergia, S.A; BioAmber Inc., Braskem; Cargill; CORBION Meredian Inc, ; Metabolix Inc.; Methanex Corporation; Myriant Technologies; NatureWorks; Novozymes ASS; and Royal DSM.

Download report samples HERE. Browse a complete report HERE. (Source: QyresearchReports, SBWire, 7 July, 2018) Contact: QyresearchReports, (518) 621-2074,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Biuochemical,  Biofuel,  Bioenergy,  

Methanex, Painted Pony Energy Ink Feedstock Deal (Ind. Report)
Methanex,Painted Pony Energy
Date: 2017-11-13
Vancouver-headquartered methanol producer Methanex reports it has inked a 14-year agreement with Calgary-based gas producer Painted Pony Energy for the majority of the natural gas required for Methanex's 600,000 mt methanol plant in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

The agreement is slated to begin in 2018 and features a competitive fixed price for gas. Contracted quantities will be lower in the contract's early years to allow for Methanex's pre-existing natural gas forward purchase contracts, and will increase to roughly 50,000 MMBtu/d -- approximately 80 pct -90 pct -- of the plant's gas requirements from 2023, according to a Metrhanex statement. (Source: Methanex, SP Global, 9 Nov., 2017) Contact: Methanex, John Floren, Pres., CEO, (604) 661 2600,; Painted Pony Energy, (403) 475-0440,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Methanex,  Methanol,  

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