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Global Methanol Industry

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Global Methanol Industry

Global Methanol Industry

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Global Methanol Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Methanol in Thousand Metric Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE (Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether), Dimethyl Ether (DME), Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 105 companies including many key and niche players such as Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC, BASF SE, BioMCN, JSC "METAFRAX", LyondellBasell Industries NV, Metanol de Oriente S.A., Methanex Corporation, Methanex Chile Limited, Methanex New Zealand Ltd., Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Inc., National Iranian Petrochemical Company, PETRONAS, Qatar Fuel Additives Company Ltd., Repsol YPF, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Ar-Razi Saudi Methanol, Saudi International Petrochemical Company Ltd., Repsol YPF, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Saudi International Petrochemical Company, and Statoil ASA. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definition and Scope of Study I-3Formaldehyde I-3Acetic Acid I-4Methyl Tert Butyl Ether I-4Dimethyl Ether (DME) I-4Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels I-4Other End-Use Segments I-4II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

A Primer II-1

Recession and Beyond II-1

Market Outlook II-2

Pricing Scenario II-2

Methanol Prices Back Onto the Growth Track II-2

Production Scenario II-3

Developing Regions Charge Ahead in Methanol Production II-3

Table 1: Global Methanol Production (2011): Breakdown of

Nameplate Production Capacity in MTPY for by Regions - Asia

Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America, Europe and

North America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

Competitive Scenario II-4

Table 2: Leading Players in Methanol Market Worldwide (2011):

Percentage Breakdown of Sales Volumes for Methanex

Corporation, Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited (MHTL),

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Mitsubishi Gas

Chemical (MGC), Mitsubishi Corporation, National Iranian

Petrochemical Company (NIPC), PETRONAS, Mitsui Chemicals and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Feedstock Scenario II-5

Table 3: Global Methanol Feedstock Scenario (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 4: Methanol Feedstock Pricing in Select Regions for2006 & 2011 ($/MMBTU) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

2. KEY MARKET TRENDS II-7

Overcapacity Looms Menacingly Over Methanol Industry II-7

Chinese and Middle East Producers Gear Up for Fierce Competition II-7

Diverse Feedstock Makes Methanol a Desired Source of Fuel II-7

Methanol Generates a New Wave of Interest As Alternative

Transportation Fuel II-8

Chemical Intermediates Lose Share to Energy Applications II-8

Emerging Economies Drive Demand for MTBE II-9

DME - A Rising Star in Global Energy Arena II-9

Government Measures to Drive Adoption of Methanol Blended

Gasoline II-10

China Spearheads Global MTO Market II-10

Fuel Cells - An Untapped Goldmine II-11

Methanol to See Higher Demand in Fuel Applications II-11

Energy Sector - The Key Demand Driver for Biomethanol II-11

Concerns Over First Generation Biofuels Extend Opportunity

for Biomethanol II-12

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-13Physical and Chemical Properties II-13Methanol Manufacturing Process II-14Feed Purification II-14Reforming II-14Methanol Synthesis II-14Methanol Purification II-14Methods of Preparing Methanol II-14Low Pressure Gas-Solid Phase Method II-15Liquid Phase Synthetic Method II-15Pasty Bed Technique II-15Liquid Complexation Catalyzing Method II-15Methane Oxidation Method II-15Biomethanol Synthesis II-15Advantages of Methanol II-16Low Pollution II-16Fuel Supply Options II-16Fire Safety II-16High Performance II-16Cost Effective II-16Myriad Application Areas II-16Methanol Fuel and Chemical Uses II-17Environmental Issues and Regulations II-18

4. END-USE MARKET ANALYSIS II-19

Formaldehyde II-19

Acetic Acid II-19

Chemical and Physical Properties II-19

Grades II-20

Hazards II-20

Methyl Tert Butyl Ether II-20

DME II-21

Alternative Fuels II-21

Other End-Use Segments II-21

Methyl Methacrylate II-21

Dimethyl Terephthalate II-22

Methylamines II-22

Chloromethanes II-22

Methanol-to-Olefins/Methanol-to-Propylene (MTO/MTP) II-22

Solvents and Others II-22

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-23Pandora Methanol Acquires Eastman Chemical's Beaumont MethanolPlant II-23Sinopec, SABIC Secure Approval for Trinidad Methanol Plant II-23Celanese Plans to Start Methanol Production at Clear Lake Plant II-23Jiutai Energy Licenses Honeywell's MTO Technology II-23BioMCN and Nordic Green Ink Sales and Marketing Agreement II-24Evonik Unveils Bio-Derived MTBE, A Biofuel Component for Gasoline II-24Champion Brands Launches Champion Methanol Race Fuel II-24Methanex Inks Offtake Agreement with OCI II-25BioMCN to Establish New Biomethanol Plant II-25Shenhua Ningxia Coal Inks Contract with Lurgi to for SecondMTP Plant II-25Methanex Inks an Offtake Agreement with Enerkem II-25EJPC Inks a Methanol Operating License Agreement with DavyProcess II-26Methanex Signs Penthol for Methanol Distribution in Turkey II-26

6. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A RECENT PAST PERSPECTIVE II-27

Novatek Establishes the Company's Second Methanol Facility in

Yurkharovskoye Field II-27

BioMCN Commences Operations at Delfzijl Biomethanol Plant II-27

W2 Energy Inks LOI with AGB II-27

Methanex to Start Methanol Unit in Egypt II-27

Oman Methanol Company Signs Long Term Agreement with Oman

Refineries & Petrochemicals II-27

Methanex to Restart Methanol Plant in Canada II-28

OAO NOVATEK Commences Second Methanol Facility II-28

Salalah Methanol Company to Commence Methanol Plant Operation II-28

Kharg Petrochemical Delays Commissioning of Methanol Facility II-28

Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Group to Invest in Methanol Facilities II-28

Methanex to Invest in Natural Gas Development II-28

Sinopec Signs MoU with Henan Coal Chemical Industry Group II-29

Mitsui Chemicals to Collaborate with Daicel Chemical Industry II-29

China Energy Signs Supply Agreement with Jiutai Inner Mongolia II-29

Azerbaijan Methanol Purchases Celanese's Methanol Plant II-29

Petrom Divests Chemical Operations II-29

HS Orka Sign Cooperation Agreement with Carbon Recycling

International II-30

Sonatrach and Almet to Establish Methanol Plant II-30

Doljchim to Restart the Production of Methanol II-30

Shenhua Group Re-Commissions Ningxia-Based Methanol Facility II-30

Anhui Linquan Re-Commences Methanol Production II-30

Methanex to Recommence Operations of Second Methanol Facility II-30

Shanxi Xianyang Establishes Methanol Unit II-31

Yuanxing and China Coal Energy Signs Framework Agreement II-31

Fengfeng Group Commences Second Phase of Coal Chemical Project II-31

Mitsubishi Rayon to Enter into Joint Venture with Saudi Basic

Industries II-31

Shuangyashan Longmei Invests in Methanol Unit II-31

Hebei Jinnui Xuyang Chemical Commences New Methanol Unit II-31

Shenhua Group to Establish Coal Chemical Production Plants II-32

Shanxi Lu'an and Tianji Coal Chemical Inaugurate Methanol

Production Plant II-32

Ningxia Jiemei Fengyou Chemical to Build New Fertilizer Facility II-32

Assam Petrochemicals to Establish Methanol Plant II-32

China National Coal, Shaanxi Yanchang and Thai New Energy Ink

Contract II-32

Yidong Coal Group to Establish New Methanol Plant II-33

Petrochemical Holding Inks Preliminary Contract with NPC

International II-33

Jincheng Anthracite Mining Starts Methanol to Gasoline Plant II-33

Methanex to Establish New Methanol Plant II-33

Yankuang to Establish Coal Chemical Project II-33

Haldor Topsoe Inks Contract with Kimiaye Pars and Marjan

Petrochemicals II-33

Terra Industries Recommences Production II-34

StatoilHydro Becomes Statoil II-34

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-35Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC (US) II-35BASF SE (Germany) II-35BioMCN (The Netherlands) II-35JSC METAFRAX (Russia) II-36LyondellBasell Industries NV (The Netherlands) II-36Metanol de Oriente S.A. (Venezuela) II-37Methanex Corporation (Canada) II-37Methanex Chile Limited (Chile) II-37Methanex New Zealand Ltd. (New Zealand) II-38Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited (West Indies) II-38Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. (Japan) II-38National Iranian Petrochemical Company (Iran) II-39PETRONAS (Malaysia) II-39Qatar Fuel Additives Company Ltd. (Qatar) II-39Repsol YPF (Spain) II-40Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Saudi Arabia) II-40Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Saudi Arabia) II-40Statoil ASA (Norway) II-41

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-42

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methanol by Geographic Region - North America, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 6: World Historic Review for Methanol by GeographicRegion - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (includingJapan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand MetricTons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-43

Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for North

America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol in Formaldehyde by Geographic Region - North America,Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Restof World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 9: World Historic Review for Methanol in Formaldehyde by

Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol inFormaldehyde by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Consumption for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methanol in Acetic Acid by Geographic Region - North America,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 12: World Historic Review for Methanol in Acetic Acid byGeographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in Acetic

Acid by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Consumption for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol in MTBE/TAME by Geographic Region - North America,Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Restof World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 15: World Historic Review for Methanol in MTBE/TAME by

Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in MTBE/TAMEby Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (includingJapan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methanol in DME by Geographic Region - North America, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 18: World Historic Review for Methanol in DME byGeographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in DME by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption

for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004,2011 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol in Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels byGeographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 21: World Historic Review for Methanol in Gasoline

Blending/Combustion Biofuels by Geographic Region - North

America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Consumption Figures n Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004

through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels by Geographic Region - PercentageBreakdown of Volume Consumption for North America, Europe,Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest ofWorld Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methanol in Other End-Use Segments by Geographic Region -

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin

America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 24: World Historic Review for Methanol in Other End-UseSegments by Geographic Region - North America, Europe,Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in Other

End-Use Segments by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Consumption for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

III. MARKET

1. NORTH AMERICA III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Low Feedstock Prices Rejuvenates North American Methanol

Production III-1

United States Market III-2

Market Overview III-2

Table 26: North American Methanol Production (2011):

Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in MTPY for

Producers- Millennium Chemicals, Methanex Corporation,

Eastman Chemical Company and Praxair (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Methanol - The Lost Fortress: A Past Perspective III-2

US Witnesses Drop in Natural Gas Prices III-3

US EPA Puts On Hold Methanol Study III-3

US EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard III-3

Strong Case for Adoption of Methanol Fuel for Transportation III-4

Open Fuel Standard to Boost Methanol Fuel Demand III-4

California - The Epicenter of Pioneering Efforts III-5

US Methanol Imports III-5

Table 27: US Methanol Imports by Country of Origin

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for

Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela, Equatorial Guinea, Bahrain,

Argentina and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Canadian Market Overview III-5

Strategic Corporate Developments III-6

Key Players III-7

B.Market Analytics III-9

Table 28: North American Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment -Formaldehyde,

Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion

Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 29: North American Historic Review for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 30: North American 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption

for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline

Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

2. EUROPE III-12A.Market Analysis III-12Recession Drubs Methanol Demand in Europe, Industry FacesTough Times III-12Methanol Use Remains Confined to Light Blends III-12Environmental Awareness Drives Adoption of Methanol III-12Competitive Scenario III-13Table 31: European Methanol Production (2011): Breakdown ofNameplate Production Capacity in MTPY for Producers -Metafrax, STATOIL, Azot Shchekino, Tomsk Methanol, TotalRaffinerie Mittel, BioMCN, Azot Togliatti, Shell & DEA Oil,BASF SE, Azot Novomoskovsk, BP RP, MSK, Acron and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13B.Market Analytics III-14Table 32: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Methanol by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand MetricTons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-14

Table 33: European Historic Review for Methanol by

Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years

2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 34: European 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia &Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 35: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,

MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and

Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 36: European Historic Review for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 37: European 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption

for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline

Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

2a. FRANCE III-20A.Market Analysis III-20Market Overview III-20B. Market Analytics III-21Table 38: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels andOther Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 39: French Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use

Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,

Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 40: French 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption forFormaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

2b. GERMANY III-24

A.Market Analysis III-24

Market Overview III-24

Strategic Corporate Development III-24

Key Player III-25

B.Market Analytics III-26

Table 41: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,

MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and

Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 42: German Historic Review for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 43: German 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for

Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline

Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

2c. ITALY III-29A.Market Analysis III-29Market Overview III-29B.Market Analytics III-30Table 44: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels andOther Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 45: Italian Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use

Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,

Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 46: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

2d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-33

A.Market Analysis III-33

Market Overview III-33

B.Market Analytics III-34

Table 47: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,

MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and

Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 48: UK Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use Segment- Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand MetricTons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-35

Table 49: UK 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by End-Use

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for

Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline

Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

2e. SPAIN III-37A.Market Analysis III-37Market Overview III-37B.Market Analytics III-38Table 50: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels andOther Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual ConsumptionFigures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 51: Spanish Historic Review for Methanol by End-Use

Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,

Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 52: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

2f. RUSSIA III-41

A.Market Analysis III-41

Market Overview III-41

Russian Methanol Exports III-41

Table 53: Russian Methanol Exports by Destination Country

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for

Finland, Slovakia, Poland, Ukraine and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Key Player III-42

B.Market Analytics III-43

Table 54: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,

MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and

Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 55: Russian Historic Review for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 56: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption

for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline

Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

2g. REST OF EUROPE III-46A.Market Analysis III-46Market Overview III-46Strategic Corporate Developments III-46Key Players III-47BioMCN (The Netherlands) III-47Chemrec AB (Sweden) III-47Carbon Recycling International (Iceland) III-47LyondellBasell Industries NV (The Netherlands) III-48Statoil ASA (Norway) III-48B.Market Analytics III-50Table 57: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde,Acetic Acid, MTBE/ TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ CombustionBiofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 58: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Methanol by

End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,

Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 59: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

3. ASIA-PACIFIC III-53

A.Market Analysis III-53

Asian MTBE Supply and Demand to Stabilize III-53

National Gasoline Specifications in Asia for 2014 III-53

Key Statistics III-55

Table 60: Asia Pacific Methanol Production (2011):

Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in MTPY for

Producers -Petronas, Methanex, Brunei Methanol Company,

Kaltim Methanol, Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers

Company, Deepak Fertilizers & Petrochemicals Corporation,

Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers, Chinese Producers and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 61: Japanese Methanol Imports by Country of Origin(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for SaudiArabia, Malaysia, Iran, New Zealand, Chile, Indonesia andOthers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56B.Market Analytics III-57Table 62: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methanol by Geographic Region - China and Restof Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualConsumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 63: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methanol by

Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 64: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 65: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde,

Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion

Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 66: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 67: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption

for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline

Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

3a. CHINA III-63A.Market Analysis III-63Market Overview III-63China- A Major Global Hub for Methanol Demand III-63Table 68: Major Regional Methanol Producers in China(2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64Chinese Set for Massive Expansion of CTO Production III-65Table 69: Upcoming Methanol-to-Olefin Projects in China III-65Economic Factors Drive Use of Methanol in China III-66Upcoming Downstream Applications Boost Methanol Demand andPrices III-66Table 70: Chinese Methanol Imports (2011): PercentageBreakdown of Volumes by Source Country- Iran, Oman, SaudiArabia, Qatar, Malaysia and Other (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-66

Table 71: Chinese Large Scale MTO Projects (2011)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Domestic Methanol Industry in Want of Restructuring III-67

Table 72: Fragmentation in Chinese Methanol Industry

(2011): Breakdown of Production Capacities in MTPY by

Number of Manufacturing Units (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 73: Chinese Methanol Production by Region (2011):Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacities for North,North East, Northwest, Central, East, Southwest and SouthRegions (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68Local Producers at Competitive Disadvantage III-69Table 74: Chinese Methanol Production Capacity (2011):Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in Metric Tonsby Feedstock - Coal, Natural Gas and Coke Oven Gas, withCorresponding Production Capacities (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 75: Chinese Methanol Production by Provinces

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volumes for

Shandong, Inner Mongolia, Henan, Shaanxi and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Legislators Dither Over Methanol Policy III-71

Chinese MTBE Demand Grows Stronger III-71

Automotive Industry Braces for Methanol Revolution III-71

Lack of National Standards - A Major Concern III-72

Chinese Provincial Methanol - Fuel Blending Standards (2012) III-72

Lower Domestic Operating Rates Incite China to Impose

Anti-Dumping Duties III-73

Methanol Imports and Exports Overview III-73

Table 76: Chinese Methanol Imports by Country of Origin

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for

Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Malaysia, Chile, New

Zealand, Indonesia and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-73

Gasoline and DME - The Major Driving Forces for the

Chinese Methanol Market III-74

Transportation - A Major Hurdle for Methanol Distribution III-74

Coal Prices Impact Methanol Production in China III-74

Chinese Methanol Market: Raw Materials Scenario among

Major Producers III-75

Strategic Corporate Developments III-75

B.Market Analytics III-76

Table 77: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid,

MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and

Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption

Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 78: Chinese Historic Review for Methanol by End-UseSegment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/ Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 79: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption

for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline

Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

3b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-79A.Market Analysis III-79Market Overview III-79Table 80: Leading Methanol Producers in India (2011)(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80Key Players III-80B.Market Analytics III-82Table 81: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde,Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ CombustionBiofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 82: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Methanol

by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME,

DME, Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 83: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective forMethanol by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeConsumption for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

4. LATIN AMERICA III-85

A.Market Analysis III-85

Market Overview III-85

Competitive Scenario III-86

Table 84: Latin America Methanol Production (2011):

Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in MTPY for

Producers - Methanex, MHTL, Metor, Supermetanol, Repsol

YPF, PEMEX and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

Strategic Corporate Development III-86

Key Players III-86

B.Market Analytics III-88

Table 85: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde,

Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/ Combustion

Biofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 86: Latin America Historic Review for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures inThousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-89

Table 87: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption

for Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline

Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years

2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

5. REST OF WORLD III-91A.Market Analysis III-91The Middle East III-91Saudi Arabia Leads the MEA Methanol Market III-91Iran Methanol Industry Troubled by Sanctions III-92Table 88: Middle East & Africa Methanol Production (2011):Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in MTPY forProducers - Ar Razi, Zagros PC, Salalah Methanol,EMethanex, AMPCO, IMC, Oman Methanol, Fanavaran PC, IbnSina, QAFAC, Kharg, NOC, GPIC, Chemanol, ENIP and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92Export Statistics III-93Table 89: Saudi Arabia Methanol Exports by DestinationCountry (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumesfor Japan, China, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, India,Netherlands, Thailand, Italy and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-93

Table 90: Iranian Methanol Exports by Destination Country

(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for China,

South Korea, Netherlands, Japan, India, Taiwan, Italy,

Belgium and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93

Table 91: Oman Methanol Exports by Destination Country(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for China,South Korea, Taiwan, France, India, Japan and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94Strategic Corporate Developments III-94Key Players III-94B.Market Analytics III-96Table 92: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Methanol by End-Use Segment -Formaldehyde,Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, Gasoline Blending/CombustionBiofuels and Other Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96

Table 93: Rest of World Historic Review for Methanol by

End-Use Segment - Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME,

Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in

Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-97

Table 94: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol byEnd-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumptionfor Formaldehyde, Acetic Acid, MTBE/TAME, DME, GasolineBlending/Combustion Biofuels and Other Markets for Years2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-98IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 105 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - (113)

The United States (11)Canada (4)Japan (5)Europe (34)- France (1)- Germany (9)- Italy (1)- Spain (2)- Rest of Europe (21)Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (51)Latin America (5)Africa (2)Caribbean (1)

To order this report:Petrochemical Industry: Global Methanol Industry

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