METHANOL - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

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. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain. 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


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Companies : 105
Pages : 446
Date : November 2012
Market Data Tables : 166

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definition and Scope of Study.....I-3
Formaldehyde.....I-3
  
   Acetic Acid.....I-4
Methyl Tert Butyl Ether.....I-4
Dimethyl Ether (DME).....I-4
Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels.....I-4
Other End-Use Segments.....I-4
  
   A Primer.....II-1
Recession and Beyond.....II-1
1$100
   Market Outlook.....II-2
Pricing Scenario.....II-2
Methanol Prices Back Onto the Growth Track.....II-2
1$100
   Table 1: Global Fuel Price Comparison (2006, 2012 & 2018): Breakdown of Average Prices Expressed in Methanol Equivalent for Types - Methanol, Gasoline, propane, Crude Oil and Heating Oil (In $/Metric ton) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3
Production Scenario.....II-3
Developing Regions Charge Ahead in Methanol Production.....II-3
1$350
   Table 2: 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
1$350
   Table 3: 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
1$350
   Table 4: Global Methanol Feedstock Scenario (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6

Table 5: Average Methanol Feedstock Prices in Select Regions - North America, Western Europe, China, Latin America and Middle East (In $/MMBTU) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6
1$350
   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
1$100
   Methanol Generates a New Wave of Interest As Alternative Transportation Fuel.....II-8
Chemical Intermediates Lose Share to Energy Applications.....II-8
1$100
   Emerging Economies Drive Demand for MTBE.....II-9
DME – A Rising Star in Global Energy Arena.....II-9
1$100
   Government Measures to Drive Adoption of Methanol Blended Gasoline.....II-10
China Spearheads Global MTO Market.....II-10
1$100
   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
1$100
   Concerns Over First Generation Biofuels Extend Opportunity for Biomethanol.....II-12
Shale Gas Discoveries Disrupt Worldwide Petrochemical Market.....II-12
2$125
   Physical and Chemical Properties.....II-141$100
   Methanol Manufacturing Process.....II-15
Feed Purification.....II-15
Reforming.....II-15
Methanol Synthesis.....II-15
Methanol Purification.....II-15
Methods of Preparing Methanol.....II-15
1$100
   Low Pressure Gas-Solid Phase Method.....II-16
Liquid Phase Synthetic Method.....II-16
Pasty Bed Technique.....II-16
Liquid Complexation Catalyzing Method.....II-16
Methane Oxidation Method.....II-16
Biomethanol Synthesis.....II-16
1$100
   Advantages of Methanol.....II-17
Low Pollution.....II-17
Fuel Supply Options.....II-17
Fire Safety.....II-17
High Performance.....II-17
Cost Effective.....II-17
Myriad Application Areas.....II-17
1$100
   Methanol Fuel and Chemical Uses.....II-181$100
   Environmental Issues and Regulations.....II-191$100
   Formaldehyde.....II-20
Acetic Acid.....II-20
Chemical and Physical Properties.....II-20
1$100
   Grades.....II-21
Hazards.....II-21
Methyl Tert Butyl Ether.....II-21
1$100
   DME .....II-22
Alternative Fuels.....II-22
Other End-Use Segments.....II-22
Methyl Methacrylate.....II-22
1$100
   Dimethyl Terephthalate.....II-23
Methylamines.....II-23
Chloromethanes.....II-23
Methanol-to-Olefins/Methanol-to-Propylene (MTO/MTP).....II-23
Solvents and Others.....II-23
1$100
   Pandora Methanol Acquires Eastman Chemical’s Beaumont Methanol Plant.....II-24
Sinopec, SABIC Secure Approval for Trinidad Methanol Plant.....II-24
Celanese Plans to Start Methanol Production at Clear Lake Plant.....II-24
Jiutai Energy Licenses Honeywell’s MTO Technology.....II-24
1$100
   BioMCN and Nordic Green Ink Sales and Marketing Agreement.....II-25
Evonik Unveils Bio-Derived MTBE, A Biofuel Component for Gasoline.....II-25
Champion Brands Launches Champion Methanol Race Fuel.....II-25
1$100
   Methanex Inks Offtake Agreement with OCI.....II-26
BioMCN to Establish New Biomethanol Plant.....II-26
Shenhua Ningxia Coal Inks Contract with Lurgi to for Second MTP Plant.....II-26
Methanex Inks an Offtake Agreement with Enerkem.....II-26
1$100
   EJPC Inks a Methanol Operating License Agreement with Davy Process.....II-27
Methanex Signs Penthol for Methanol Distribution in Turkey.....II-27
1$100
   Novatek Establishes the Company’s Second Methanol Facility in Yurkharovskoye
  Field.....II-28
BioMCN Commences Operations at Delfzijl Biomethanol Plant.....II-28
W2 Energy Inks LOI with AGB.....II-28
Methanex to Start Methanol Unit in Egypt.....II-28
Oman Methanol Company Signs Long Term Agreement with Oman Refineries &
  Petrochemicals.....II-28
1$100
   Methanex to Restart Methanol Plant in Canada.....II-29
OAO NOVATEK Commences Second Methanol Facility.....II-29
Salalah Methanol Company to Commence Methanol Plant Operation.....II-29
Kharg Petrochemical Delays Commissioning of Methanol Facility.....II-29
Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Group to Invest in Methanol Facilities.....II-29
Methanex to Invest in Natural Gas Development.....II-29
1$100
   Sinopec Signs MoU with Henan Coal Chemical Industry Group.....II-30
Mitsui Chemicals to Collaborate with Daicel Chemical Industry.....II-30
China Energy Signs Supply Agreement with Jiutai Inner Mongolia.....II-30
Azerbaijan Methanol Purchases Celanese’s Methanol Plant.....II-30
Petrom Divests Chemical Operations.....II-30
1$100
   HS Orka Sign Cooperation Agreement with Carbon Recycling International.....II-31
Sonatrach and Almet to Establish Methanol Plant.....II-31
Doljchim to Restart the Production of Methanol.....II-31
Shenhua Group Re-Commissions Ningxia-Based Methanol Facility.....II-31
Anhui Linquan Re-Commences Methanol Production.....II-31
Methanex to Recommence Operations of Second Methanol Facility.....II-31
1$100
   Shanxi Xianyang Establishes Methanol Unit.....II-32
Yuanxing and China Coal Energy Signs Framework Agreement.....II-32
Fengfeng Group Commences Second Phase of Coal Chemical Project.....II-32
Mitsubishi Rayon to Enter into Joint Venture with Saudi Basic Industries.....II-32
Shuangyashan Longmei Invests in Methanol Unit.....II-32
Hebei Jinnui Xuyang Chemical Commences New Methanol Unit.....II-32
1$100
   Shenhua Group to Establish Coal Chemical Production Plants.....II-33
Shanxi Lu'an and Tianji Coal Chemical Inaugurate Methanol Production Plant.....II-33
Ningxia Jiemei Fengyou Chemical to Build New Fertilizer Facility.....II-33
Assam Petrochemicals to Establish Methanol Plant.....II-33
China National Coal, Shaanxi Yanchang and Thai New Energy Ink Contract.....II-33
1$100
   Yidong Coal Group to Establish New Methanol Plant.....II-34
Petrochemical Holding Inks Preliminary Contract with NPC International.....II-34
Jincheng Anthracite Mining Starts Methanol to Gasoline Plant.....II-34
Methanex to Establish New Methanol Plant.....II-34
Yankuang to Establish Coal Chemical Project.....II-34
Haldor Topsoe Inks Contract with Kimiaye Pars and Marjan Petrochemicals.....II-34
1$100
   Terra Industries Recommences Production.....II-35
StatoilHydro Becomes Statoil.....II-35
1$100
   Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC (US).....II-36
BASF SE (Germany).....II-36
BioMCN (The Netherlands).....II-36
1$100
   JSC METAFRAX (Russia).....II-37
LyondellBasell Industries NV (The Netherlands).....II-37
1$100
   Metanol de Oriente S.A. (Venezuela).....II-38
Methanex Corporation (Canada).....II-38
Methanex Chile Limited (Chile).....II-38
1$100
   Methanex New Zealand Ltd. (New Zealand).....II-39
Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited (West Indies).....II-39
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. (Japan).....II-39
1$100
   National Iranian Petrochemical Company (Iran).....II-40
PETRONAS (Malaysia).....II-40
Qatar Fuel Additives Company Ltd. (Qatar).....II-40
1$100
   Repsol YPF (Spain).....II-41
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Saudi Arabia).....II-41
Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Saudi Arabia).....II-41
1$100
   Statoil ASA (Norway).....II-421$100
   Table 6: 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-431$350
   Table 7: World Historic Review 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 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-441$350
   Table 8: 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-451$350
   Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 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 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-461$350
   Table 10: 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-471$350
   Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in Formaldehyde 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-481$350
   Table 12: 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-491$350
   Table 13: World Historic Review 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 Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-501$350
   Table 14: 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-511$350
   Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 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 Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-521$350
   Table 16: 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-531$350
   Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in MTBE/TAME 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-541$350
   Table 18: 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-551$350
   Table 19: World Historic Review 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 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-561$350
   Table 20: 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-571$350
   Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 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 in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-581$350
   Table 22: 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 in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-591$350
   Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Methanol in Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels 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-601$350
   Table 24: 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-611$350
   Table 25: World Historic Review 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 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-621$350
   Table 26: 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-631$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Outlook.....III-1
Low Feedstock Prices Rejuvenates North American Methanol Production.....III-1
1$75
   Table 27: North American Fuel Price Comparison (2006, 2012 & 2018): Breakdown of Average Prices Expressed in Methanol Equivalent for Types - Methanol, Gasoline, Heating Oil, Crude Oil, Light Sweet Crude Oil and LPG (In $/Metric ton) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
United States Market.....III-2
Market Overview.....III-2
1$200
   Table 28: 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-3
Methanol - The Lost Fortress: A Past Perspective.....III-3
US Witnesses Drop in Natural Gas Prices.....III-3
1$200
   US EPA Puts On Hold Methanol Study.....III-4
US EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard.....III-4
Strong Case for Adoption of Methanol Fuel for Transportation.....III-4
1$75
   Open Fuel Standard to Boost Methanol Fuel Demand.....III-5
California – The Epicenter of Pioneering Efforts.....III-5
1$75
   US Methanol Imports.....III-6
Table 29: 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-6
Canadian Market Overview.....III-6
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-6
2$200
   Key Players.....III-82$100
   B. Market Analytics.....III-10
Table 30: 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-10
1$200
   Table 31: North American 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 20098 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-111$200
   Table 32: 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-121$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-13
Recession Drubs Methanol Demand in Europe, Industry Faces Tough Times.....III-13
Methanol Use Remains Confined to Light Blends.....III-13
Environmental Awareness Drives Adoption of Methanol.....III-13
1$75
   Competitive Scenario.....III-14
Table 33: European Methanol Production (2011): Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in MTPY for Producers - Metafrax, STATOIL, Azot Shchekino, Tomsk Methanol, Total Raffinerie Mittel, BioMCN, Azot Togliatti, Shell & DEA Oil, BASF SE, Azot Novomoskovsk, BP RP, MSK, Acron and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-15
Table 34: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 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 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15
1$200
   Table 35: 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-161$200
   Table 36: European 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-171$200
   Table 37: 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-181$200
   Table 38: European 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-191$200
   Table 39: 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-201$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-21
Market Overview.....III-21
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-22
Table 40: French 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-22
1$200
   Table 41: 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-231$200
   Table 42: French 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-241$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-25
Market Overview.....III-25
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-25
1$75
   Key Player.....III-261$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-27
Table 43: 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-27
1$200
   Table 44: German 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-281$200
   Table 45: 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-291$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-30
Market Overview.....III-30
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-31
Table 46: Italian 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-31
1$200
   Table 47: 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-321$200
   Table 48: Italian 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-331$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-34
Market Overview.....III-34
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-35
Table 49: 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-35
1$200
   Table 50: UK 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-361$200
   Table 51: 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-371$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-38
Market Overview.....III-38
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-39
Table 52: Spanish 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-39
1$200
   Table 53: 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-401$200
   Table 54: Spanish 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-411$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-42
Market Overview.....III-42
Russian Methanol Exports.....III-42
Table 55: Russian Methanol Exports by Destination Country (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for Finland, Slovakia, Poland, Ukraine and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-42
1$200
   Key Player.....III-431$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-44
Table 56: 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-44
1$200
   Table 57: Russian 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-451$200
   Table 58: 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-461$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-47
Market Overview.....III-47
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-47
1$75
   Key Players.....III-48
BioMCN (The Netherlands).....III-48
Chemrec AB (Sweden).....III-48
Carbon Recycling International (Iceland).....III-48
1$75
   LyondellBasell Industries NV (The Netherlands).....III-49
Statoil ASA (Norway).....III-49
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-50
Table 59: Rest of Europe 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-50
1$200
   Table 60: 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-511$200
   Table 61: Rest of Europe 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-521$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-53
Asian MTBE Supply and Demand to Stabilize.....III-53
National Gasoline Specifications in Asia for 2014.....III-53
2$100
   Key Statistics.....III-55
Table 62: 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
1$200
   Table 63: Asia-Pacific Fuel Price Comparison (2006, 2012 & 2018): Breakdown of Average Prices Expressed in Methanol Equivalent for Types - Methanol, Gasoline, Propane, Crude Oil and Heating Oil (In $/Metric ton) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-56

Table 64: Japanese Methanol Imports by Country of Origin (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Iran, New Zealand, Chile, Indonesia and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-56
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-57
Table 65: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Methanol by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-57
1$200
   Table 66: 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-581$200
   Table 67: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Methanol by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-591$200
   Table 68: 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-601$200
   Table 69: 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-611$200
   Table 70: 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-621$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-63
Market Overview.....III-63
China- A Major Global Hub for Methanol Demand.....III-63
1$75
   Table 71: Major Regional Methanol Producers in China (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-641$200
   Chinese Set for Massive Expansion of CTO Production.....III-65
Table 72: Upcoming Methanol-to-Olefin Projects in China.....III-65
1$75
   Economic Factors Drive Use of Methanol in China.....III-66
Upcoming Downstream Applications Boost Methanol Demand and Prices.....III-66
Table 73: Chinese Methanol Imports (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volumes by Source Country- Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Malaysia and Other (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-66
1$200
   Table 74: Chinese Large Scale MTO Projects (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-67
Domestic Methanol Industry in Want of Restructuring.....III-67
1$200
   Table 75: Fragmentation in Chinese Methanol Industry (2011): Breakdown of Production Capacities in MTPY by Number of Manufacturing Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-68

Table 76: Chinese Methanol Production by Region (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacities for North, North East, Northwest, Central, East, Southwest and South Regions (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-68
1$200
   Local Producers at Competitive Disadvantage.....III-69
Table 77: Chinese Methanol Production Capacity (2011): Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in Metric Tons by Feedstock - Coal, Natural Gas and Coke Oven Gas, with Corresponding Production Capacities (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-69
1$200
   Table 78: Chinese Methanol Production by Provinces (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volumes for Shandong, Inner Mongolia, Henan, Shaanxi and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-701$200
   Legislators Dither Over Methanol Policy.....III-71
Chinese MTBE Demand Grows Stronger.....III-71
Automotive Industry Braces for Methanol Revolution.....III-71
1$75
   Lack of National Standards – A Major Concern.....III-72
Chinese Provincial Methanol - Fuel Blending Standards (2012).....III-72
1$75
   Lower Domestic Operating Rates Incite China to Impose Anti-Dumping Duties.....III-73
Methanol Imports and Exports Overview.....III-73
Table 79: 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
1$200
   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
1$75
   Chinese Methanol Market: Raw Materials Scenario among Major Producers.....III-75
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-75
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-76
Table 80: 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
1$200
   Table 81: Chinese 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-771$200
   Table 82: 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-781$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-79
Market Overview.....III-79
1$75
   Table 83: Leading Methanol Producers in India (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-80
Key Players.....III-80
2$100
   B. Market Analytics.....III-82
Table 84: Rest of 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-82
1$200
   Table 85: 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-831$200
   Table 86: Rest of 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-841$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-85
Market Overview.....III-85
1$75
   Competitive Scenario.....III-86
Table 87: 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
2$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-88
Table 88: 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
1$200
   Table 89: Latin America 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-891$200
   Table 90: 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-901$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-91
The Middle East.....III-91
Saudi Arabia Leads the MEA Methanol Market.....III-91
1$75
   Iran Methanol Industry Troubled by Sanctions.....III-92
Table 91: Middle East & Africa Methanol Production (2011): Breakdown of Nameplate Production Capacity in MTPY for Producers - Ar Razi, Zagros PC, Salalah Methanol, EMethanex, AMPCO, IMC, Oman Methanol, Fanavaran PC, Ibn Sina, QAFAC, Kharg, NOC, GPIC, Chemanol, ENIP and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-92
1$200
   Export Statistics.....III-93
Table 92: Saudi Arabia Methanol Exports by Destination Country (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for Japan, China, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, India, Netherlands, Thailand, Italy and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-93

Table 93: 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
1$200
   Table 94: 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-94
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-94
Key Players.....III-94
2$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-96
Table 95: Rest of World 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-96
1$200
   Table 96: 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-971$200
   Table 97: Rest of World 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-981$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 105 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 113)

Region/Country Players

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
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