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Methanex to Present at Scotia Capital Basic Materials Conference on June 1st, 2006

May 29, 2006

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 29, 2006) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH) will be presenting at the upcoming Scotia Capital Basic Materials Conference being held May 31 and June 1, 2006 in Toronto. Mr. Bruce Aitken, Methanex's President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak to investors on Thursday, June 1, 2006 at approximately 1:40 pm Eastern Time (10:40 am Pacific Time).

Interested participants can access a live audio webcast of the presentation through the Company's website at http://www.methanex.com/investor/events.html. The webcast will last for approximately 40 minutes.

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 the trading symbol "MX" and on the Nasdaq National Market in the United States under the trading symbol "MEOH."



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:


Methanex Corporation
Wendy Bach
Director, Investor Relations
(604) 661-2600
www.methanex.com