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2012 News Releases
December 17, 2012

Methanex Extends and Increases Credit Facility
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 17, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that it has finalized a new US$400 million revolving credit facility with a syndicate of banks. The new facility expires in December 2016 and replaces the Company's existing revolving facility, which would have expired in mid-2015. RBC Capital ...

December 12, 2012

Methanex Announces Sale of US$350 Million of 7 Year Notes
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that it has priced an offering of senior unsecured notes. Methanex will issue US$350 million in aggregate principal amount of 3.25% senior notes due December 15, 2019. The notes were issued at a price of 99.098% of the aggregate principal amoun...

December 07, 2012

Methanex Amends Shelf Prospectus for Future Debt Offerings
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 7, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that it has filed an amendment to its short form base shelf prospectus dated November 10, 2011 (the "Shelf Prospectus") with the securities regulatory authority in the Province of British Columbia. The amendment to the Shelf Prospectus was also ...

November 28, 2012

Methanex Corporation-Notice of Cash Dividend
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 28, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.185 per share that will be payable on December 31, 2012 to holders of common shares of record on December 17, 2012. Methanex is a Vancouver-based, publicly traded com...

November 14, 2012

Methanex Secures Further Long-Term Gas Supplies in New Zealand
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that it has secured further gas supplies in New Zealand. The new gas quantities equate to about 2.5 million tonnes of methanol production over the next five years. Bruce Aitken, President and CEO of Methanex commented, "This new gas, co...

November 13, 2012

Methanex Granted Air Permits for Louisiana Project
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 13, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that it has been granted the required air permits by the State of Louisiana and the EPA to construct and operate its one million tonne methanol project in Geismar, Louisiana. Bruce Aitken, President and CEO of Methanex commented, "This ...

November 07, 2012

Methanex to Present at the Dahlman Rose Global Metals, Mining & Materials Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 7, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be presenting at the upcoming Dahlman Rose Global Metals, Mining @ Materials Conference in New York City. Mr. John Floren, Methanex's Senior Vice President, Global Marketing @ Logistics, and incoming President @ CEO (effective January 1, 2013), will speak ...

October 25, 2012

Methanex Reports Third Quarter Results
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 24, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH) -For the third quarter of 2012, Methanex reported Adjusted EBITDA1 of $104 million and Adjusted net income1 of $36 million ($0.38 per share on a diluted basis1). This compares with Adjusted EBITDA1 of $113 million and Adjusted net income1 of $44 million ($0.47 per share on a diluted basis1) ...

September 21, 2012

Methanex Announces New President & CEO Effective January 1, 2013
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 21, 2012) - The Chairman of the Board of Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SSE:Methanex), Tom Hamilton, announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed John Floren, currently Senior Vice President, Global Marketing @ Logistics, to President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2013.Bruce Aitken is retiring from t...

September 20, 2012

Methanex to Webcast Investor Conference on September 27, 2012
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be hosting an Investor Conference on September 27, 2012 in Medicine Hat, Alberta. The event will commence at 3:00 p.m. ET (1:00 p.m. MT) and end at approximately 6:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. MT).Interested participants can access a live webcast of the presentation through...

September 11, 2012

Methanex to Present at Scotiabank GBM Agriculture, Fertilizers & Chemicals Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be presenting at the upcoming Scotiabank GBM Agriculture, Fertilizers @ Chemicals Conference in Toronto. Mr. Michael Macdonald, Methanex's Senior Vice President, Global Operations, will speak to investors on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at approximately 12:50 p.m. ET ...

August 01, 2012

Methanex to Present at Jefferies 2012 Global Industrial and A&D Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 1, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be presenting at the upcoming Jefferies 2012 Global Industrial and A@D Conference in New York City, NY. Mr. John Floren, Methanex's Senior Vice President, Global Marketing @ Logistics, will speak to investors on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at approximately 2:30 p.m. ET (...

July 25, 2012

Methanex Reports Stronger EBITDA in the Second Quarter-Projects in New Zealand and Louisiana Driving Future Growth
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 25, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:METHANEX) For the second quarter of 2012, Methanex reported Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $113 million and Adjusted net income(1) of $44 million ($0.47 per share on a diluted basis(1)). This compares with Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $93 million and Adjusted net income(1) of $39 million ($0.41 per...

July 25, 2012

Methanex Proceeds With Louisiana Project
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 25, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that it has reached a final investment decision to proceed with the relocation of a one million tonne methanol plant from its Chile site to Geismar, Louisiana. The Louisiana plant is targeted to be operational by the end of 2014 and the expected cost of the...

July 12, 2012

Methanex Corporation-Notice of Cash Dividend
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 12, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.185 per share that will be payable on September 30, 2012 to holders of common shares of record on September 16, 2012.Methanex is a Vancouver-based, publicly traded company and is the worl...

July 05, 2012

Methanex Completes the Restart of a Second Plant in New Zealand
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 5, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that it has restarted its second methanol plant at its Motunui site in New Zealand and production commenced this week. The addition of the second plant adds 650,000 tonnes of capacity per year and increases the Motunui site capacity to 1.5 million tonnes per...

April 25, 2012

Methanex Reports First Quarter Results and Increases Dividend 9%
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 25, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) -For the first quarter of 2012, Methanex reported Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $93 million and Adjusted net income(1) of $39 million ($0.41 per share on a diluted basis(1)). This compares with Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $133 million and Adjusted net income(1) of $65 million ($0.69 pe...

April 23, 2012

Methanex and OCI Enter Into Methanol Offtake Agreement
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 23, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) has entered into a long-term offtake agreement with Orascom Construction Industries (@OCI@) for a significant portion of the production from its methanol plant in Beaumont, Texas, which is expected to commence commercial production in June 2012.Methanex's Vice-President, ...

April 19, 2012

Methanex to Webcast Annual General Meeting-April 26, 2012
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 19, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH) will webcast its upcoming Annual General Meeting, including remarks by President and CEO, Bruce Aitken. The meeting will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre East in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. PT.Remarks will include a review of Methanex's ...

March 02, 2012

Methanex Corporation-Notice of Cash Dividend
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.17 per share that will be payable on March 31, 2012 to holders of common shares of record on March 17, 2012.Methanex is a Vancouver-based, publicly traded company and is the world's large...

February 28, 2012

Methanex to Present at Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be presenting at the upcoming Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Bruce Aitken, Methanex's President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak to investors on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at approximately 3:25 p.m. ET (12:25 p.m. PT).Inte...

February 21, 2012

Methanex Announces Sale of US$250 Million of 10 Year Notes
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 21, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:METHANEX) announced today that it has priced an offering of senior unsecured notes. Methanex will issue US$250 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.25% senior notes due March 1, 2022. The notes were issued at a price of 99.615% of the aggregate principal amount, with an effect...

January 25, 2012

Methanex Reports Fourth Quarter Results and Stronger Earnings in 2011
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 25, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) -For the fourth quarter of 2011, Methanex reported Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $133 million and net income attributable to Methanex shareholders of $64 million ($0.68 per share on a diluted basis). This compares with Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $111 million and net income attributable...

January 17, 2012

Methanex Signs Long-Term Gas Supply Agreement and Announces the Planned Restart of a Second Plant in New Zealand
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 17, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today plans to restart the second methanol plant at its Motunui site in New Zealand. The plant is expected to commence production in mid-2012 and will add up to 650,000 tonnes of incremental capacity per year. Methanex has signed a 10-year agreement with New Zeal...

January 17, 2012

Methanex Planning to Relocate a Methanol Plant to the US Gulf Coast
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 17, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that it has secured land in Geismar, Louisiana, and is planning to move one of its idle methanol plants in Chile to this location. Site-specific engineering has begun and the plant is expected to be operational in the second half of 2014.Bruce Aitken, Presi...

January 12, 2012

Methanex to Present at CIBC Institutional Investor Conference
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 12, 2012) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be presenting at the upcoming CIBC Institutional Investor Conference in Whistler, British Columbia. Mr. Bruce Aitken, Methanex's President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak to investors on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at approximately 3:30 p.m. PT (6:30 p.m. ET).I...