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Argus Methanol Forum 2017

2017 Sponsors

Sabic 170

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the world’s water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

We support our customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end markets such as electrical and electronics, transportation, medical devices, construction, packaging, agri-nutrients and clean energy.

SABIC has more than 40,000 employees worldwide and operates in more than 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, we have about 11,000 global patent filings, and have significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South East Asia and North East Asia.

At SABIC, we combine a rich track record of doing what others said couldn’t be done, with a deep understanding of our customers. But our true impact is as a partner who can help our customers achieve their ambitions by finding solutions to their challenges. We call this ‘Chemistry that Matters™’.

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Southern Chemical has grown to become one of the Western Hemisphere’s market leaders in methanol sales and distribution in just over a decade of operations. Managing a fleet of nine dedicated methanol tankers and long-term agreements for storage, Southern Chemical is able to move more than three million tons of methanol annually throughout strategic markets. The company has built a strong reputation for high-quality logistics management and customer service, which results in the consistent availability of methanol, at economic prices, for its customers. Southern Chemical’s expertise, market access and distribution capabilities provide a ready outlet for G2X Energy products.

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Atlantic Methanol

Atlantic Methanol (AMPCO) operates one of the largest and lowest cost methanol plants in the world. Located on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea, West Africa, AMPCO has been producing IMPCA-spec methanol since 2001.

Owned by Marathon Oil Corporation, Noble Energy, Inc. and SONAGAS, the National Gas Company of Equatorial Guinea, AMPCO produces approximately one million metric tons per year, about 1% of the global market. AMPCO proudly participates in the Bioko Island Malaria Control Project and a Malaria Vaccine Project to help prevent and treat a deadly threat that kills hundreds of thousands of Africans every year, especially children.

The entire AMPCO organization is also engaged in empowering our Equatoguinean staff via long-term and continuous Learning and Development efforts. AMPCO is committed to safety, reliability and good corporate citizenship to become the most successful methanol company in the industry.

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Johnson Matthey-170
Johnson Matthey has a history of delivering innovative, economic, value adding and sustainable solutions for the syngas, petrochemical, oil refining and gas processing industries.

Johnson Matthey’s methanol business is unique. With our background in methanol plant development and operation, our market leadership is built on customer focus and a combination of core technology strengths, strong engineering know-how and high performance catalysts. Since the introduction of the Low Pressure Methanol (LPM) process in the 1960s, Johnson Matthey has led the way in catalyst and technology development with producers around the globe recognising the benefits we can bring to their business.

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Haldor Topsoe Haldor Topsoe is a world leader in catalysis and surface science. We are committed to helping our customers achieve optimal performance. We enable our customers to get the most out of their processes and products, using the least possible energy and resources, in the most responsible way. This focus on our customers’ performance, backed by our solid reliability, makes sure we add the most value to our customers and the world.

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OCI NVOCI N.V. (Euronext: OCI) is a global producer and distributor of natural gas-based fertilizers & industrial chemicals based in the Netherlands. OCI produces nitrogen fertilizers, methanol and other natural gas based products, serving agricultural and industrial customers from the Americas to Asia. OCI’s methanol and biomethanol production capacity comprises OCI Partners LP in Texas, USA, BioMCN in the Netherlands, and Natgasoline LLC, a greenfield methanol complex under construction in Texas, USA. OCI is on track to become one of the world’s largest methanol producers with total production capacity of 3.1 mtpa once Natgasoline begins production. OCI is also a leading global nitrogen fertilizer producer with more than 8.9 mtpa of capacity produced in the Netherlands, the United States, Egypt and Algeria. OCI is listed on Euronext in Amsterdam.

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New Stone is a commodity brokerage firm engaged in the brokerage of petrochemicals, gasoline components, naphtha, and NGL’s. New Stone’s team of experienced brokers provide market coverage for the U.S. and European markets based out of their offices in Houston, Texas and Zug, Switzerland.

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Enerkem produces biofuels and renewable chemicals from waste. Its disruptive proprietary technology converts non-recyclable municipal solid waste into methanol, ethanol and other widely used chemical intermediates. Headquartered in Montreal (QC), Canada, Enerkem operates a full-scale commercial facility in Alberta as well as an innovation centre in Quebec. Enerkem's facilities are built as prefabricated systems based on the company's modular manufacturing infrastructure that can be deployed globally. Enerkem's technology helps diversify the energy mix and make everyday products greener while offering a smart, sustainable alternative to landfilling and incineration.

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Metor 170
Metor is a joint venture of PEQUIVEN incorporated under Venezuelan law on March 19, 1992. Its headquarters is located in the Petrochemical and Industrial Complex "General José Antonio Anzoategui", Jose Complex in Anzoategui State, Venezuela. Our main objective is the production of high purity methanol, as fundamental to the development of additives for gasoline and a wide variety of petrochemicals, such as formaldehyde, acetic acid, methyl methacrylate, and polyacetates Various Solvents, raw materials and other products. 

Our mission: Producing Methanol Federal Grade "AA", maintaining a competitive position in the global market through reliable supply of the product quality, quantity and timeliness, creating value for our customers. Product Marketing is responsible for Pequiven, Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi Gas Chemical.

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