ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent exploration and production company, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. ConocoPhillips explores for, develops and produces crude oil and natural gas globally, and is one of the top 5 marketers of natural gas in North America.
ConocoPhillips and IGP affiliates have entered into agreements that outline the terms associated with ConocoPhillips providing natural gas supply and supply management services for up to all four methanol plants. Although ConocoPhillips has no equity participation in the project, the company’s Commercial natural gas organization is well positioned to provide reliable natural gas supply and supply management services to the project.
A leading global provider of synthesis gas technology and catalysts, Topsøe has $975+ million in sales and a 74 year history. The company has built over 50 plants in China and more than 1,000 plants globally and has invented over 125 catalysts for the chemical and refining industries.
Haldor Topsøe has been active globally since 1940, with operations in China since 1973. Worldwide, Haldor Topsøe ranks #1 in Methanol Process Technology licensing and Catalyst sales.
At Praxair, 26,000 employees in more than 50 countries are working together towards a common goal: making our planet more productive. For more than 100 years, Praxair has taken something as fundamental as air and turned it into ways to make plants operate cleaner and more productively, food taste better, breathing easier and manufacturing processes more efficient– in short, to make all our lives better.
“Praxair is proud to support IGP’s project through oxygen supply expertise.”
Veolia helps cities and industries around the globe to manage, optimize and make the most of their resources. The company provides an array of solutions related to water, energy and materials – with a focus on waste recovery – to promote the transition toward a circular economy. Veolia’s 174,000 employees are tasked with contributing directly to the sustainability performance of customers in the public and private sectors, allowing them to pursue development while protecting the environment. Veolia will build and operate the water treatment plant for IGP.
“Veolia is very pleased to be a team member in the development of this world-class methanol plant. Using our experience and expertise, we will develop a series of water treatment systems to support the plant’s desire to maximize internal plant water recycle, which in turn will minimize the amount of fresh makeup water demand for the plant. As a company focused on ‘Resourcing the World,’ we embrace projects that exemplify good environmental stewardship and the development of a circular economy.”
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $11.5 billion and more than 13,000 employees.
Entergy intends to build a dedicated electrical substation at our site and guarantee the major electrical supply requirement for the complex.
One of the largest China State Owned Enterprises, Yankuang Group is engaged in coal production, chemicals, power generation, civil engineering, aluminum production and machinery manufacturing. Subsidiary Yanzhou Coal Mining Company is traded on the Hong Kong, New York and Shanghai Stock Exchanges, and subsidiary Yancoal is traded on the Australian Securities Exchange. The YGCC division produces methanol and downstream chemicals from coal.
According to IHS, Yankuang Group is the second largest producer of methanol in the world.