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2012 News Releases
November 18, 2004

Methanex Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Program and Declares Quarterly Dividend
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 18, 2004) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(Nasdaq:MEOH) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the Company's current normal course issuer bid, raising the maximum allowable repurchase from 6,143,543 common shares to 12,178,092 common shares, or 10% of the public float. At the close of business on Novemb...

November 12, 2004

Methanex Corporation to Present at the Lehman Brothers Small Cap Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 12, 2004) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(Nasdaq:MEOH) will be presenting at the upcoming Lehman Brothers Small Cap Conference being held November 17 through November 19, 2004 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mr. Ian Cameron, Methanex's Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will speak to investors on Friday, November 19th at approx...

October 20, 2004

Methanex Delivers Strong Financial Results
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 20, 2004) - Methanex Corporation recorded net income of US$71.2 million (US$0.59 per share) and generated EBITDA(1) of US$125.9 million for the third quarter ended September 30, 2004. The third quarter 2004 results compare with net income of US$52.4 million (US$0.43 per share) and EBITDA of US$94.4 million for the second quarter 2004.Bruce Aitk...

July 21, 2004

Methanex Continues to Deliver Strong Financial Results and Cash Generation
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - July 21, 2004) - Methanex Corporation recorded net income of US$52.4 million (US$0.43 per share) and generated EBITDA1 of US$94.4 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2004. The second quarter 2004 results compare to net income of US$46.8 million (US$0.39 per share) and EBITDA of US$93.4 million for the first quarter 2004. Br...

June 01, 2004

Methanex Secures Additional Access to Maui Gas Reserves
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jun 1, 2004) - Methanex has reached agreement with all of the parties to the Maui gas contracts which provides the Company rights for up to 40 petajoules of natural gas from the Maui field offshore New Zealand. This gas, together with entitlements from other fields, will allow Methanex to produce approximately one million tonnes of met...

May 27, 2004

Methanex Corporation to Present at the Scotia Capital Materials Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 27, 2004) - Methanex Corporation will be presenting at the upcoming Scotia Capital Materials Conference being held June 2nd @ 3rd, 2004 in Toronto, Ontario. Mr. Bruce Aitken, Methanex's President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak to investors on June 3rd at approximately 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Interested participants can a...

May 13, 2004

Methanex Corporation-Notice of Cash Dividend
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 13, 2004) - Methanex Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.06 per share that will be payable on June 30, 2004 to holders of common shares of record on June 16, 2004. Methanex is the world's largest producer and marketer of methanol. Methanex shares are listed for trading...

May 13, 2004

Methanex Announces Share Buy-Back
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 13, 2004) - Methanex Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a normal course issuer bid under which it may repurchase up to 6,143,543 common shares of the Company representing not more than 5% of the total shares issued and outstanding. There are currently 122,870,872 Methanex common shares issued and o...

May 13, 2004

Methanex Announces New CEO
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 13, 2004) - Methanex Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Bruce Aitken, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, to President and Chief Executive Officer. Pierre Choquette, who has led Methanex as Chief Executive Officer since 1994, is retiring from the Company but will continue to provide ...

May 06, 2004

Methanex to Webcast Annual General Meeting-May 13, 2004
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 6, 2004) - Methanex Corporation will webcast its upcoming Annual General Meeting, including remarks by Chairman and CEO, Pierre Choquette and President and COO, Bruce Aitken. The meeting will be held at the Vancouver Convention @ Exhibition Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia on Thursday, May 13, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. (PDT). Remark...

April 21, 2004

Methanex Delivers Improved Earnings and Cash Generation
VANCOUER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Apr 21, 2004) - Methanex Corporation recorded net income of US$46.8 million (US$0.39 per share) and generated EBITDA(1) of US$93.4 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2004. The first quarter 2004 results compare to income before unusual items (after-tax)(1) of US$27.7(2) million (US$0.23 per share) and EBITDA of US$81.6 millio...

March 31, 2004

Methanex Repays Project Debt
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Mar 31, 2004) - Methanex Corporation has repaid US$182 million representing settlement of all of the debt related to its 850,000 tonne per year Titan methanol facility in Trinidad. Bruce Aitken, President and COO of Methanex commented, @Reducing our debt levels in the current strong methanol price environment is consistent with our tra...

March 05, 2004

Methanex Corporation-Notice of Cash Dividend
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--Methanex Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.06 per share that will be payable on March 31, 2004 to holders of common shares of record on March 17, 2004.Methanex is the world's largest producer and marketer of methanol. Methanex shares are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada under...

February 26, 2004

Methanex Corporation to Present at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--Methanex Corporation will be presenting at the 25th Annual Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference being held February 29 through March 3, 2004 in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Bruce Aitken, Methanex's President and Chief Operating Officer, will speak to investors on March 1st at approximately 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Interested participants can acc...

January 28, 2004

Methanex Completes Highly Profitable Year-Momentum Continues Into 2004
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--Methanex Corporation recorded income before unusual items (after-tax) of US$29.2 million (US$0.24 per share) and generated EBITDA(1) of US$82.8 million for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2003. This compares to income before unusual items (after-tax) of US$32.1 million (US$0.27 per share) and EBITDA of US$83.0 million for the third quarter 2003, and to incom...