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July 26, 2012
Methanex reported net earnings of $52 million for the second quarter of 2012, up 27% from the year-ago quarter. Adjusted net income of $44 million (47 cts/share) was up 13%...
July 6, 2012
Methanex announced today that it has restarted its second methanol plant at Motunui, New Zealand, and had commenced production this week. The plant adds 650,000 m.t./year of capacity...
June 15, 2012
This Week on CW:   Cefic has, once again, downgraded its European chemicals output forecast, with the trade group predicting zero growth for the year.   Sachtleben, the TiO2...
June 14, 2012
Celanese announced today its intention to construct a methanol production facility at its Clear Lake, TX acetyls complex. The company says that as one of the world’s largest...
June 14, 2012
BASF says that its Aroma Chemicals business unit has signed a distribution agreement with Global Essence (Freehold, NJ), for penetrating and servicing small to mid-market customers for...
May 31, 2012
Celanese may be considering investing about $550 million- $1 billion at its Clear Lake, TX plant. Mark Rohr, CEO of Celanese, recently told the Dallas Morning News that the company...
April 26, 2012
Methanex reported first-quarter adjusted net income of $22 million, down 37% from the year-ago quarter, on lower sales and a one-time charge incurred to terminate a time charter vessel...
April 24, 2012
Methanex says it has entered into a long-term offtake agreement with Orascom Construction Industries (OCI; Cairo), for a significant portion of the production from its methanol plant...
February 7, 2012
Jacobs Engineering says it has received a contract from Methanex, the world's leading supplier of methanol, to provide engineering services for a planned methanol production facility...
January 26, 2012
Methanex says fourth-quarter net income nearly tripled from the year-ago quarter, to $64 million, on increased sales volumes and steady methanol demand. Revenue was up 22%, to...
January 19, 2012
Methanex says it will restart a methanol plant at its Motunui site in New Zealand. Separately, the company has also announced that it plans to move one of its idle methanol plants in...
November 15, 2011
Methanex and Agrium have each suspended production temporarily at manufacturing plants at Damietta, Egypt due to demonstrations in the area. EMethanex, a 60-40 joint venture between...
October 27, 2011
Methanex reported third-quarter net income of $134.8 million, up 141% from the year-ago quarter, on sales up 39%, to $669 million. Results were driven by stronger demand for methanol...
October 13, 2011
Methanol Chemicals Company (Chemanol; Jubail, Saudi Arabia), a producer of methanol and derivatives, has taken offline its methanol and dimethyl formamide plants for a period of about...
October 7, 2011
CF Industries says it plans to close and demolish a methanol plant at its Woodward, OK nitrogen production complex. The company disclosed the plans in a filing to the NYSE. Production...
October 6, 2011
BP has put its share in Atlas Methanol production joint venture up for sale. Atlas a, joint venture in which Methanex has 63.1% and BP 36.9%, operates a 1.7-million m.t./year methanol...
August 29, 2011
Bayat: Ongoing talks with Venezuela and Indonesia. Oladi: Developing a major petchem hub at Chabahar. Iran and Venezuela have started work on a previously announced methanol project at...
August 24, 2011
Methanex has restarted its Atlas methanol facility at Point Lisas, Trinidad following an unplanned outage on July 20. Production was down for about a month, curtailing annual output by...
July 28, 2011
Methanex announced second-quarter net income up 17%, to $40.5 million (43 cts/share). Adjusted Ebitda was $103.7 million, up 33% from the year-ago quarter. Total sales volumes were up...
June 16, 2011
Shenhua Baotou Coal Chemical Company has commissioned a huge methanol plant based on Davy Process Technology process at Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China. The 5,500 m.t./day facility has...
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