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Methanol

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. 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., Methanex Corporation, Methanex Chile Limited, Methanex New Zealand Ltd., Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Inc., National Iranian Petrochemical Company, PETRONAS, Qatar Fuel Additives Company Ltd., Repsol YPF, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Ar-Razi Saudi Methanol, Saudi International Petrochemical Company Ltd., Repsol YPF, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Saudi International Petrochemical Company, and Statoil ASA. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definition and Scope of Study
    • Formaldehyde
    • Acetic Acid
    • Methyl Tert Butyl Ether
    • Dimethyl Ether (DME)
    • Gasoline Blending/Combustion Biofuels
    • Other End-Use Segments

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • A Primer
  • Recession and Beyond
  • Market Outlook
  • Pricing Scenario
  • Methanol Prices Back Onto the Growth Track
  • Production Scenario
  • Developing Regions Charge Ahead in Methanol Production
    • Table 1: 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)
  • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 2: 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)
  • Feedstock Scenario
    • Table 3: Global Methanol Feedstock Scenario (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: Methanol Feedstock Pricing in Select Regions for 2006 & 2011 ($/MMBTU) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. KEY MARKET TRENDS

  • Overcapacity Looms Menacingly Over Methanol Industry
  • Chinese and Middle East Producers Gear Up for Fierce Competition
  • Diverse Feedstock Makes Methanol a Desired Source of Fuel
  • Methanol Generates a New Wave of Interest As Alternative Transportation Fuel
  • Chemical Intermediates Lose Share to Energy Applications
  • Emerging Economies Drive Demand for MTBE
  • DME - A Rising Star in Global Energy Arena
  • Government Measures to Drive Adoption of Methanol Blended Gasoline
  • China Spearheads Global MTO Market
  • Fuel Cells - An Untapped Goldmine
  • Methanol to See Higher Demand in Fuel Applications
  • Energy Sector - The Key Demand Driver for Biomethanol
  • Concerns Over First Generation Biofuels Extend Opportunity for Biomethanol

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Physical and Chemical Properties
  • Methanol Manufacturing Process
  • Feed Purification
  • Reforming
  • Methanol Synthesis
  • Methanol Purification
  • Methods of Preparing Methanol
  • Low Pressure Gas-Solid Phase Method
  • Liquid Phase Synthetic Method
    • Pasty Bed Technique
    • Liquid Complexation Catalyzing Method
    • Methane Oxidation Method
  • Biomethanol Synthesis
  • Advantages of Methanol
  • Low Pollution
  • Fuel Supply Options
  • Fire Safety
  • High Performance
  • Cost Effective
  • Myriad Application Areas
  • Methanol Fuel and Chemical Uses
  • Environmental Issues and Regulations

4. END-USE MARKET ANALYSIS

  • Formaldehyde
  • Acetic Acid
  • Chemical and Physical Properties
    • Grades
    • Hazards
  • Methyl Tert Butyl Ether
  • DME
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Other End-Use Segments
  • Methyl Methacrylate
  • Dimethyl Terephthalate
  • Methylamines
  • Chloromethanes
  • Methanol-to-Olefins/Methanol-to-Propylene (MTO/MTP)
  • Solvents and Others

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Pandora Methanol Acquires Eastman Chemical's Beaumont Methanol Plant
  • Sinopec, SABIC Secure Approval for Trinidad Methanol Plant
  • Celanese Plans to Start Methanol Production at Clear Lake Plant
  • Jiutai Energy Licenses Honeywell's MTO Technology
  • BioMCN and Nordic Green Ink Sales and Marketing Agreement
  • Evonik Unveils Bio-Derived MTBE, A Biofuel Component for Gasoline
  • Champion Brands Launches Champion Methanol Race Fuel
  • Methanex Inks Offtake Agreement with OCI
  • BioMCN to Establish New Biomethanol Plant
  • Shenhua Ningxia Coal Inks Contract with Lurgi to for Second MTP Plant
  • Methanex Inks an Offtake Agreement with Enerkem
  • EJPC Inks a Methanol Operating License Agreement with Davy Process
  • Methanex Signs Penthol for Methanol Distribution in Turkey

6. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A RECENT PAST PERSPECTIVE

  • Novatek Establishes the Company's Second Methanol Facility in Yurkharovskoye Field
  • BioMCN Commences Operations at Delfzijl Biomethanol Plant
  • W2 Energy Inks LOI with AGB
  • Methanex to Start Methanol Unit in Egypt
  • Oman Methanol Company Signs Long Term Agreement with Oman Refineries & Petrochemicals
  • Methanex to Restart Methanol Plant in Canada
  • OAO NOVATEK Commences Second Methanol Facility
  • Salalah Methanol Company to Commence Methanol Plant Operation
  • Kharg Petrochemical Delays Commissioning of Methanol Facility
  • Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Group to Invest in Methanol Facilities
  • Methanex to Invest in Natural Gas Development
  • Sinopec Signs MoU with Henan Coal Chemical Industry Group
  • Mitsui Chemicals to Collaborate with Daicel Chemical Industry
  • China Energy Signs Supply Agreement with Jiutai Inner Mongolia
  • Azerbaijan Methanol Purchases Celanese's Methanol Plant
  • Petrom Divests Chemical Operations
  • HS Orka Sign Cooperation Agreement with Carbon Recycling International
  • Sonatrach and Almet to Establish Methanol Plant
  • Doljchim to Restart the Production of Methanol
  • Shenhua Group Re-Commissions Ningxia-Based Methanol Facility
  • Anhui Linquan Re-Commences Methanol Production
  • Methanex to Recommence Operations of Second Methanol Facility
  • Shanxi Xianyang Establishes Methanol Unit
  • Yuanxing and China Coal Energy Signs Framework Agreement
  • Fengfeng Group Commences Second Phase of Coal Chemical Project
  • Mitsubishi Rayon to Enter into Joint Venture with Saudi Basic Industries
  • Shuangyashan Longmei Invests in Methanol Unit
  • Hebei Jinnui Xuyang Chemical Commences New Methanol Unit
  • Shenhua Group to Establish Coal Chemical Production Plants
  • Shanxi Lu'an and Tianji Coal Chemical Inaugurate Methanol Production Plant
  • Ningxia Jiemei Fengyou Chemical to Build New Fertilizer Facility
  • Assam Petrochemicals to Establish Methanol Plant
  • China National Coal, Shaanxi Yanchang and Thai New Energy Ink Contract
  • Yidong Coal Group to Establish New Methanol Plant
  • Petrochemical Holding Inks Preliminary Contract with NPC International
  • Jincheng Anthracite Mining Starts Methanol to Gasoline Plant
  • Methanex to Establish New Methanol Plant
  • Yankuang to Establish Coal Chemical Project
  • Haldor Topsoe Inks Contract with Kimiaye Pars and Marjan Petrochemicals
  • Terra Industries Recommences Production
  • StatoilHydro Becomes Statoil

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • Atlantic Methanol Production Company LLC (US)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • BioMCN (The Netherlands)
  • JSC METAFRAX (Russia)
  • LyondellBasell Industries NV (The Netherlands)
  • Metanol de Oriente S.A. (Venezuela)
  • Methanex Corporation (Canada)
  • Methanex Chile Limited (Chile)
  • Methanex New Zealand Ltd. (New Zealand)
  • Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Limited (West Indies)
  • Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. (Japan)
  • National Iranian Petrochemical Company (Iran)
  • PETRONAS (Malaysia)
  • Qatar Fuel Additives Company Ltd. (Qatar)
  • Repsol YPF (Spain)
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Saudi Arabia)
  • Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Saudi Arabia)
  • Statoil ASA (Norway)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 5: 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)
    • Table 6: 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)
    • Table 7: 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)
    • Table 8: 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)
    • Table 9: 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)
    • Table 10: 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)
    • Table 11: 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)
    • Table 12: 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)
    • Table 13: 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)
    • Table 14: 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)
    • Table 15: 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)
    • Table 16: 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)
    • Table 17: 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)
    • Table 18: 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)
    • Table 19: 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)
    • Table 20: 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)
    • Table 21: 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 n Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: 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)
    • Table 23: 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)
    • Table 24: 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)
    • Table 25: 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)

III. MARKET

1. NORTH AMERICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Low Feedstock Prices Rejuvenates North American Methanol Production
    • United States Market
      • Market Overview
    • Table 26: 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)
      • Methanol - The Lost Fortress: A Past Perspective
      • US Witnesses Drop in Natural Gas Prices
      • US EPA Puts On Hold Methanol Study
      • US EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard
      • Strong Case for Adoption of Methanol Fuel for Transportation
      • Open Fuel Standard to Boost Methanol Fuel Demand
      • California - The Epicenter of Pioneering Efforts
      • US Methanol Imports
    • Table 27: 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)
    • Canadian Market Overview
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 28: 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)
    • Table 29: 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 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: 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)

2. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Recession Drubs Methanol Demand in Europe, Industry Faces Tough Times
    • Methanol Use Remains Confined to Light Blends
    • Environmental Awareness Drives Adoption of Methanol
    • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 31: 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)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 32: 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)
    • Table 33: 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)
    • Table 34: 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)
    • Table 35: 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)
    • Table 36: 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)
    • Table 37: 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)

2a. FRANCE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 38: 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)
    • Table 39: 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)
    • Table 40: 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)

2b. GERMANY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 41: 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)
    • Table 42: 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)
    • Table 43: 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)

2c. ITALY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 44: 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)
    • Table 45: 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)
    • Table 46: 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)

2d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 47: 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)
    • Table 48: 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)
    • Table 49: 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)

2e. SPAIN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 50: 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)
    • Table 51: 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)
    • Table 52: 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)

2f. RUSSIA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Russian Methanol Exports
    • Table 53: Russian Methanol Exports by Destination Country (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Shipment Volumes for Finland, Slovakia, Poland, Ukraine and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 54: 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)
    • Table 55: 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)
    • Table 56: 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)

2g. REST OF EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
      • BioMCN (The Netherlands)
      • Chemrec AB (Sweden)
      • Carbon Recycling International (Iceland)
      • LyondellBasell Industries NV (The Netherlands)
      • Statoil ASA (Norway)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 57: 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)
    • Table 58: 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)
    • Table 59: 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)

3. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Asian MTBE Supply and Demand to Stabilize
    • National Gasoline Specifications in Asia for 2014
    • Key Statistics
    • Table 60: 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)
    • Table 61: 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)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 62: 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)
    • Table 63: 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)
    • Table 64: 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)
    • Table 65: 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)
    • Table 66: 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)
    • Table 67: 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)

3a. CHINA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
      • China- A Major Global Hub for Methanol Demand
    • Table 68: Major Regional Methanol Producers in China (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Chinese Set for Massive Expansion of CTO Production
    • Table 69: Upcoming Methanol-to-Olefin Projects in China
      • Economic Factors Drive Use of Methanol in China
      • Upcoming Downstream Applications Boost Methanol Demand and Prices
    • Table 70: Chinese Methanol Imports (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volumes by Source Country- Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Malaysia and Other (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 71: Chinese Large Scale MTO Projects (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Domestic Methanol Industry in Want of Restructuring
    • Table 72: Fragmentation in Chinese Methanol Industry (2011): Breakdown of Production Capacities in MTPY by Number of Manufacturing Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 73: 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)
      • Local Producers at Competitive Disadvantage
    • Table 74: 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)
    • Table 75: Chinese Methanol Production by Provinces (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volumes for Shandong, Inner Mongolia, Henan, Shaanxi and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Legislators Dither Over Methanol Policy
      • Chinese MTBE Demand Grows Stronger
      • Automotive Industry Braces for Methanol Revolution
      • Lack of National Standards - A Major Concern
      • Chinese Provincial Methanol - Fuel Blending Standards (2012)
      • Lower Domestic Operating Rates Incite China to Impose Anti-Dumping Duties
      • Methanol Imports and Exports Overview
    • Table 76: 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)
      • Gasoline and DME - The Major Driving Forces for the Chinese Methanol Market
      • Transportation - A Major Hurdle for Methanol Distribution
      • Coal Prices Impact Methanol Production in China
      • Chinese Methanol Market: Raw Materials Scenario among Major Producers
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 77: 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)
    • Table 78: 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)
    • Table 79: 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)

3b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Table 80: Leading Methanol Producers in India (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 81: 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)
    • Table 82: 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)
    • Table 83: 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)

4. LATIN AMERICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 84: 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)
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 85: 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)
    • Table 86: 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)
    • Table 87: 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)

5. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • The Middle East
      • Saudi Arabia Leads the MEA Methanol Market
      • Iran Methanol Industry Troubled by Sanctions
    • Table 88: 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)
    • Export Statistics
    • Table 89: 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)
    • Table 90: 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)
    • Table 91: 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)
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 92: 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)
    • Table 93: 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)
    • Table 94: 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 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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