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Methanex begins methanol production at Louisiana plant

Methanex begins methanol production at Louisiana plant

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Canada-based methanol producer Methanex has started production at its Geismar 1 plant in Louisiana, the company said on Monday.

The plant was relocated from Punta Arenas, Chile. It has a capacity of 1m tonnes/year.

Methanex CEO John Floren said the plant will ramp up to full production over the next few weeks.

“The Geismar 1 plant was completed over roughly a two and a half year period,” Floren said.

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