Air Permit Issued for IGP Methanol’s Gulf Coast Methanol Park

HOUSTON, TEXAS – January 4th 2018 IGP Methanol LLC was granted a title V Air Quality Permit by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality for their Gulf Coast Methanol facility, located in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Download here. The Gulf Coast Methanol Park will consist of four identical methanol Plants or “trains” each producing 1.8 million […]

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India should emulate Sweden, use methanol as fuel: Gadkari

      India should use pollution-free methanol as fuel on the lines of Sweden in order to curb the menace of pollution, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said on Friday. IANS  |  October 13, 2017, 21:23 IST                         […]

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Ships in India soon may run on methanol: Nitin Gadkari

    PTI | Updated: Oct 03, 2017, 06.55 PM IST AMARAVATI: Ships in India may soon run on methanol as Centre is drawing up plans in this regard, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said today. Gadkari also stressed the importance of developing waterways for their cost effectiveness. “To cut the high cost of logistics in […]

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SOCAR Methanol starts exporting methanol to new market

    13 September 2017 10:26 (UTC+04:00) By Trend Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR started delivering methanol to Kazakhstan through the Caspian Sea, Elnur Baghirov, deputy director general at SOCAR Methanol (operator of the Baku methanol plant) said in an interview with Trend. He noted that SOCAR Marketing and Operations Department is engaged in the […]

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Methanol Market Size to Reach USD 100.3 Billion by 2024: Hexa Research

    News provided by Hexa Research 04:00 ET FELTON, California, September 6, 2017 /PRNewswire The global methanol market is estimated to reach USD 100.3 billion by 2024, primarily driven by its widespread of applications in adhesives, paints, and plastics. Asia Pacific is the fastest growing market in terms of volume, growing at a CAGR […]

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Methanol Fuel Cell Powered Passenger Ferry Sets Sail

      By MarEx 2017-08-28 19:28:15 The MS innogy, the first vessel in Germany to be powered by methanol fuel cells, was named on Friday. The passenger ferry, which will sail on Lake Baldeneysee, Essen, features a fuel cell system manufactured by the Danish fuel cell manufacture SerEnergy. The ferry was built to showcase […]

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China methanol import prices surpass $300/tonne mark

      25 August 2017 07:44 Source: ICIS News SINGAPORE (ICIS)–China’s import prices for methanol crossed the $300/tonne mark this week, hitting their highest levels in more than four months, in line with gains in the futures market. Some market players doubt the strong gains would be sustained in the near term. Prices are likely […]

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How a bacterium can live on methanol

    Date: August 22, 2017 Source: ETH Zurich Summary: Researchers have identified all the genes required by a bacterium to use methanol as a food source. The results will help scientists advance the use of this resource in the field of biotechnology. Many chemists are currently researching how small carbon molecules, such as methane […]

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Latest Study Report on Dimethyl Ether (DME) Market: 2017

    08/16/2017 The widespread use of dimethyl ether as a non-petroleum based alternative fuel is propelling the market. Since it is considered as a clean and high-performance compression ignition fuel, it can be extensively used in diesel engines; its use eliminates particulate exhaust emissions of automobiles and can significantly save the high cost of […]

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