Methanex Corporation is the world's largest producer and supplier of methanol to major international markets in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America. Methanex is a Vancouver, Canada-based, publicly traded company with shares listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada under the trading symbol "MX"; on the NASDAQ Global Market in the United States under the trading symbol "MEOH".
Methanol, a liquid chemical produced primarily from natural gas, is used as a chemical feedstock in the manufacture of a range of consumer and industrial products, such as building materials, foams, resins, and plastics, as well as in the production of methyl tertiary-butyl ether; and energy applications.
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News about Methanex
25-Jul-2007 | business & finance
Methanex, Geopark and Winterhall sign agreement to participate in the upcoming gas bidding round in southern Chile
Methanex Corporation announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with Wintershall and GeoPark Holdings Limited for the joint evaluation and ...
09-Mar-2007 | business & finance
Methanex and GeoPark announce long agreement on gas supply and development in Chile
Methanex Corporation announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with GeoPark Holdings Limited, which would provide for the long term supply, ...
08-Nov-2006 | business & finance
Methanex to participate in China DME with Xinao Group
Methanex and China's XinAo Group have entered into a long-term arrangement under which Methanex will, beginning in late 2007, supply an initial quantity of ...
18-Aug-2006 | manufacturing
Methanex's New Zealnd methanol plant resumes production
Methanex Corporation has re-started its 530,000 tonne per year Waitara Valley methanol plant located in New Zealand. This plant is operated by Methanex as ...
09-Mar-2006 | manufacturing
Methanex secures more natural gas for New Zealand plant
Methanex Corporation announced that it has secured approximately six petajoules of additional natural gas feedstock for its 530,000 tonne per year methanol ...
12-Jan-2006 | business & finance
Methanex and Univar agree to long-term methanol supply arrangement
Methanex Corporation and Univar Canada Ltd. have reached a long-term agreement under which Methanex has become the exclusive methanol supplier to Univar in ...
04-Oct-2005 | manufacturing
Methanex to advance the shut down of two high cost methanol plants
Methanex announced that it plans to permanently cease production of methanol and ammonia at its Kitimat site on November 1, 2005, approximately two months ...