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2012 News Releases
November 25, 2008

Methanex Corporation-Notice of Cash Dividend
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 25, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.155 per share that will be payable on December 31, 2008 to holders of common shares of record on December 17, 2008. Methanex is a Vancouver-based, publicly traded company and is the wo...

October 22, 2008

Methanex Q3 Earnings Up 80% Over Second Quarter
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) - For the third quarter of 2008, Methanex reported Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $140.4 million and net income of $70.9 million ($0.75 per share on a diluted basis). This compares with Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $78.9 million and net income of $38.9 million ($0.41 per share on a di...

September 05, 2008

Methanex to Present at Credit Suisse Chemical and Ag Science Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be presenting at the upcoming Credit Suisse Chemical and Ag Science Conference being held September 16-18, 2008 in New York City. Mr. Bruce Aitken, Methanex's President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak to investors on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at approximatel...

September 02, 2008

Methanex to Webcast Investor Conference on September 9, 2008
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be hosting an Investor Conference on September 9, 2008 in Trinidad and Tobago. The event will commence at 2:00 p.m. ET and end at approximately 5:00 p.m. ET. Interested participants can access a live webcast of the presentation through the Company's website at http...

August 29, 2008

Methanex Corporation Appoints Robert Kostelnik to Its Board of Directors
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Kostelnik to its Board of Directors effective September 1st, 2008. Mr. Kostelnik has been actively involved in the petrochemical industry for over 30 years. Bob began his career at Shell and has been with CITGO since 1992...

July 22, 2008

Methanex Announces Second Quarter Results-Methanol Prices Remain Strong Into the Third Quarter
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 22, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) - For the second quarter of 2008, Methanex reported Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $78.9 million, net income of $38.9 million and earnings per share of $0.41 (on a diluted basis). Bruce Aitken, President and CEO of Methanex commented, "The strong methanol price environment r...

July 17, 2008

Methanex Corporation-Notice of Cash Dividend
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 17, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.155 per share that will be payable on September 30, 2008 to holders of common shares of record on September 16, 2008. Methanex is a Vancouver-based, publicly traded company and is the ...

July 16, 2008

Methanex, Geopark and Wintershall Awarded Gas Exploration Block in Southern Chile
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that the Government of Chile has awarded the Otway gas exploration block to a consortium that includes Wintershall Holding AG, Geopark Holdings Limited, and Methanex Corporation. Wintershall and GeoPark each own a 42% interest in the consortium and Methanex...

May 15, 2008

Methanex to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be presenting at the upcoming Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference being held May 20-22, 2008 in New York City. Mr. Ian Cameron, Methanex's Senior Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will speak to investors on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at approximatel...

May 06, 2008

Methanex Announces Increase to Quarterly Dividend for the Sixth Consecutive Year and a New 10% Share Repurchase Program
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an 11 percent increase in its quarterly dividend to shareholders, from US$0.14 per share to US$0.155 per share. The increased dividend will apply commencing with the dividend payable on June 30, 2008 to holders of comm...

May 05, 2008

Methanex Announces Agreement With ENAP to Source Natural Gas for Chile Operations
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 5, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that it has signed an agreement with ENAP (the Chilean state-owned oil and gas company) to accelerate gas exploration and development in the Dorado Riquelme exploration block and supply new Chilean-sourced natural gas to Methanex's production facilities in Ch...

April 29, 2008

Methanex to Webcast Annual General Meeting-May 6, 2008
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will webcast its upcoming Annual General Meeting, including remarks by President and CEO, Bruce Aitken. The meeting will be held at the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. PT. Remarks will incl...

April 23, 2008

Methanex Announces First Quarter Results
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 23, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) - For the first quarter of 2008, Methanex reported Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $127 million, net income of $65 million and earnings per share of $0.67 (on a diluted basis). Bruce Aitken, President and CEO of Methanex commented, "Our average realized price in the first qu...

March 12, 2008

Argentina Announces Increase to Natural Gas Export Duty
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 12, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) - The Argentine Government has increased the natural gas export duty from 45% to 100% of the highest contracted import price of natural gas into Argentina. Currently, it is expected that this would represent an export duty of approximately US$7/mmbtu. Our gas contract...

February 29, 2008

Methanex Corporation-Notice of Cash Dividend
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 29, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.14 per share that will be payable on March 31, 2008 to holders of common shares of record on March 17, 2008. Methanex is a Vancouver-based, publicly traded company engaged in the worl...

February 14, 2008

Methanex to Present at CIBC World Markets Institutional Investor Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 14, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be presenting at the upcoming CIBC World Markets 11th Annual Institutional Investor Conference being held February 20-23, 2008 in Whistler, British Columbia. Mr. Ian Cameron, Methanex's Senior Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will speak to investor...

February 13, 2008

Methanex to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Basic Materials Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 13, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:METHANEX) will be presenting at the upcoming Morgan Stanley Global Basic Materials Conference being held February 19-21, 2008 in New York City. Mr. Ian Cameron, Methanex's Senior Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will speak to investors on Wednesday, February 20, ...

January 23, 2008

Methanex Announces Record Earnings in the Fourth Quarter and Completes Another Excellent Year
@VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 23, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) - For the fourth quarter of 2007, Methanex achieved record earnings of $1.72 per share (on a diluted basis), net income of $171.7 million and Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $270.3 million. This compares to earnings of $0.24 per share (on a diluted basis), net income of $23.6 mill...