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Methanol Industry Installed Capacity and Capital Expenditure (CapEx) Forecast by Region and Countries including details of All Active Plants, Planned and Announced Projects, 2021-2026

The global methanol industry capacity was 164.16 mtpa in 2021. The market is projected to grow at an AAGR of more than 10% during the forecast period. China, Iran, US, Trinidad and Tobago, and Saudi Arabia are the key countries in the world accounting for over 80% of the total methanol capacity.

The global methanol market report provides details of all active and planned plants and is a comprehensive report on the global methanol industry. The report provides global and regional capital expenditure outlook by key countries, year on year, till 2026. It offers a comparison of key countries based on contribution to global as well as regional plant capacities. It also provides the installed plant capacity by production process and technology for the global methanol industry in 2021. Furthermore, the report offers, planned, and announced methanol plants along with the development stages for the period 2021-2026.

Global Methanol Market Overview

Global Methanol Market Overview

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What are the major planned and announced projects in the global methanol industry?

Some of the major planned and announced projects in the global methanol capacity industry are Reliance Industries Jamnagar Methanol Plant, Brass Fertilizer & Petrochemical Company Brass Methanol Plant, Nauticol Energy Grande Prairie Methanol Plant, Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group Yinchuan Methanol Plant 3, Air products Bengalon Methanol Plant, Shenhua Baotou Coal Chemical Company Baotou Methanol Plant 2, Sinopec Great Wall Energy Chemical Ordos Methanol Plant, Ricoal Rostov-on-Don Methanol Plant, Mahan Chemical Zagros Petrochemical Eslamabad-e-Gharb Methanol Plant, and IGP Methanol Myrtle Grove Methanol Plant 1.

What is the regional outlook of the global methanol industry?

The key regions in the global methanol industry are Asia, the Middle East, Europe, the Former Soviet Union, North America, South America, Africa, Oceania, and the Caribbean. Among regions, Asia leads with the largest capacity contribution globally followed by the Middle East and the Former Soviet Union

Methanol industry in Asia

China, Malaysia, Brunei, India, and Indonesia are the major countries in Asia in terms of methanol capacity.

Methanol industry in the Middle East

Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, and Bahrain are the key countries in the Middle East in terms of methanol capacity. CO & CO2 hydrogenation is the dominant production process in this region.

Methanol industry in Europe

Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, and Serbia are the key countries in Europe in terms of methanol capacity. CO & CO2 hydrogenation is the dominant production process in this region.

Methanol industry in the Former Soviet Union

Russia, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine are the key countries in the Former Soviet Union in terms of methanol capacity. CO & CO2 hydrogenation is the dominant production process used in this region.

Methanol industry in North America

The US, Mexico, and Canada are the three countries in North America accounting for the entire capacity growth in the region. CO hydrogenation is the dominant production process in this region.

Methanol industry in South America

Venezuela, Chile, Argentina, and Brazil are the countries in South America, accounting for the entire capacity growth in the region. CO & CO2 hydrogenation is the dominant production process in this region.

Methanol industry in Africa

Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, South Africa, and Algeria are the major countries in Africa in terms of methanol capacity. CO & CO2 hydrogenation is the dominant production process in this region.

Methanol industry in Oceania

New Zealand is the only country in Oceania accounting for the entire capacity growth in the region. CO & CO2 hydrogenation is the only production process used for methanol production in this region.

Methanol industry in the Caribbean

Trinidad and Tobago are the only countries in the Caribbean accounting for the entire capacity growth in the region. CO & CO2 hydrogenation is the dominant production process in this region.

Global Methanol Market Analysis by Regions

Global Methanol Market Analysis by Regions

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What are the key production processes in the global methanol industry?

The key production processes in the global methanol industry are the CO & CO2 hydrogenation process, the CO hydrogenation process, and the ammonia/methanol co-production process. The CO & CO2 Hydrogenation process is the dominant production process used for methanol production.

Global Methanol Market Analysis by Production Process

Global Methanol Market Analysis by Production Process

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Which are the key companies in the global methanol industry?

The key companies in the global methanol industry are Methanex Corp, China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd, Methanol Holdings Trinidad Ltd, Saudi Basic Industries Corp, China Petrochemical Corp, Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group Co Ltd, The National Petrochemical Co, China Coal Energy Co Ltd, Yankuang Group, and Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum (Group) Co Ltd.

Global Methanol Market Analysis by Companies

Global Methanol Market Analysis by Companies

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Market report scope

Market size (Year – 2021) 164.16 mtpa
AAGR >10%
Forecast period 2021-2026
Key production process CO & CO2 Hydrogenation Process, CO Hydrogenation Process, And Ammonia/Methanol Co-Production Process
Key regions Asia, Middle East, Europe, Former Soviet Union, North America, South America, Africa, Oceania, and Caribbean
Key companies Methanex Corp, China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd, Methanol Holdings Trinidad Ltd, Saudi Basic Industries Corp, China Petrochemical Corp, Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group Co Ltd, The National Petrochemical Co, China Coal Energy Co Ltd, Yankuang Group, and Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum (Group) Co Ltd

 Scope

  • Global methanol capacity outlook by region
  • Global methanol outlook by country
  • Methanol planned and announced projects details
  • Capacity share of the major methanol producers globally
  • Global methanol capital expenditure outlook by region
  • Global methanol capital expenditure outlook by country

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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1. Introduction 15

1.1. What is This Report About? 15

1.2. Market Definition 15

2. Global Methanol Capacity and Capital Expenditure Review 16

2.1. Global Methanol Industry, An Overview 16

2.2. Global Methanol Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2016–2026 17

2.3. Global Methanol Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2016–2021 18

2.4. Global Methanol Industry, Top 10 Planned and Announced Projects 19

2.5. Global Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 20

2.6. Global Methanol Capacity Contribution by Region 29

2.7. Key Companies by Methanol Capacity Contribution (% Share), 2021 30

2.8. Key Countries by Active Global Capacity Contribution to Methanol Industry 32

2.9. Regional Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Projects 33

2.10. Global Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Projects by Top 10 Countries 34

2.11. Global Capacity Additions from Planned and Announced Projects by Top 10 Companies 36

2.12. Regional Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Projects 38

2.13. Global Capex Spending on Planned and Announced Projects by Countries 39

3. Global Planned and Announced Methanol Projects 40

4. Asia Methanol Industry 51

4.1. Asia Methanol Industry, An Overview 51

4.2. Asia Methanol Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2016–2026 52

4.3. Asia Methanol Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2016–2021 53

4.4. Asia Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects 54

4.5. Asia Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Countries 55

4.6. Methanol Industry in China 56

China Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 56

4.7. Methanol Industry in Malaysia 74

Malaysia Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 74

4.8. Methanol Industry in Brunei 75

Brunei Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 75

4.9. Methanol Industry in India 76

India Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 76

4.10. Methanol Industry in Indonesia 78

Indonesia Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 78

5. Middle East Methanol Industry 80

5.1. Middle East Methanol Industry, An Overview 80

5.2. Middle East Methanol Industry, Capacity by key Countries, 2016–2026 81

5.3. Middle East Methanol Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by key Countries, 2016–2021 82

5.4. Middle East Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 83

5.5. Middle East Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2021 86

5.6. Middle East Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects 90

5.7. Middle East Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects by Countries 91

5.8. Methanol Industry in Iran 92

Iran Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 92

5.9. Methanol Industry in Saudi Arabia 96

Saudi Arabia Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 96

5.10. Methanol Industry in Oman 98

Oman Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 98

5.11. Methanol Industry in Qatar 99

Qatar Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 99

5.12. Methanol Industry in Bahrain 100

Bahrain Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 100

5.13. Methanol Industry in United Arab Emirates 101

United Arab Emirates Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 101

6. North America Methanol Industry 102

6.1. North America Methanol Industry, An Overview 102

6.2. North America Methanol Industry, Capacity by Countries, 2016–2026 103

6.3. North America Methanol Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2016–2021 104

6.4. North America Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 105

6.5. North America Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2021 108

6.6. North America Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects 111

6.7. North America Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects by Countries 112

6.8. Methanol Industry in the US 113

The US Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 113

6.9. Methanol Industry in Canada 116

Canada Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 116

6.10. Methanol Industry in Mexico 117

Mexico Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 117

7. Former Soviet Union Methanol Industry 118

7.1. Former Soviet Union Methanol Industry, An Overview 118

7.2. Former Soviet Union Methanol Industry, Capacity by key Countries, 2016–2026 119

7.3. Former Soviet Union Methanol Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by key Countries, 2016–2021 120

7.4. Former Soviet Union Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 121

7.5. Former Soviet Union Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2021 123

7.6. Former Soviet Union Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects 126

7.7. Former Soviet Union Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects by Countries 127

7.8. Methanol Industry in Russia 128

Russia Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 128

7.9. Methanol Industry in Turkmenistan 132

Turkmenistan Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 132

7.10. Methanol Industry in Azerbaijan 133

Azerbaijan Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 133

7.11. Methanol Industry in Uzbekistan 134

Uzbekistan Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 134

7.12. Methanol Industry in Ukraine 135

Ukraine Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 135

7.13. Methanol Industry in Belarus 136

Belarus Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 136

7.14. Methanol Industry in Estonia 137

Estonia Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 137

7.15. Methanol Industry in Kazakhstan 138

Kazakhstan Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 138

8. Caribbean Methanol Industry 139

8.1. Caribbean Methanol Industry, An Overview 139

8.2. Caribbean Methanol Industry, Capacity by Country, 2016–2026 140

8.3. Caribbean Methanol Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Country, 2016 – 2021 141

8.4. Caribbean Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 142

8.5. Caribbean Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2021 144

8.6. Methanol Industry in Trinidad and Tobago 146

Trinidad and Tobago Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 146

9. South America Methanol Industry 148

9.1. South America Methanol Industry, An Overview 148

9.2. South America Methanol Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2016–2026 149

9.3. South America Methanol Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2016–2021 150

9.4. South America Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 151

9.5. South America Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2021 153

9.6. Methanol Industry in Venezuela 155

Venezuela Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 155

9.7. Methanol Industry in Chile 156

Chile Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 156

9.8. Methanol Industry in Argentina 157

Argentina Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 157

9.9. Methanol Industry in Brazil 158

Brazil Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 158

10. Europe Methanol Industry 159

10.1. Europe Methanol Industry, An Overview 159

10.2. Europe Methanol Industry, Capacity by Key Countries, 2016–2026 160

10.3. Europe Methanol Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Key Countries, 2016–2021 161

10.4. Europe Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 162

10.5. Europe Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2021 164

10.6. Europe Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects 166

10.7. Europe Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Plants by Countries 167

10.8. Methanol Industry in Germany 168

Germany Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 168

10.9. Methanol Industry in the Netherlands 169

Netherlands Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 169

10.10. Methanol Industry in Norway 170

Norway Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 170

10.11. Methanol Industry in Romania 171

Romania Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 171

10.12. Methanol Industry in Serbia 172

Serbia Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 172

11. Africa Methanol Industry 173

11.1. Africa Methanol Industry, An Overview 173

11.2. Africa Methanol Industry, Capacity by Countries, 2016–2026 174

11.3. Africa Methanol Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Countries, 2016–2021 175

11.4. Africa Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 176

11.5. Africa Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2021 177

11.6. Africa Methanol Industry, Annual New Build Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects 180

11.7. Africa Methanol Industry, Annual New Build Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects by Countries 181

11.8. Methanol Industry in Egypt 182

Egypt Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 182

11.9. Methanol Industry in Equatorial Guinea 183

Equatorial Guinea Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 183

11.10. Methanol Industry in Libya 184

Libya Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 184

11.11. Methanol Industry in South Africa 185

South Africa Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 185

11.12. Methanol Industry in Algeria 186

Algeria Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 186

11.13. Methanol Industry in Nigeria 187

Nigeria Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 187

12. Oceania Methanol Industry 188

12.1. Oceania Methanol Industry, An Overview 188

12.2. Oceania Methanol Industry, Capacity by Country, 2016–2026 189

12.3. Oceania Methanol Industry, Capacity Share vis-à-vis Growth by Country, 2016–2021 190

12.4. Oceania Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2021 191

12.5. Oceania Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2021 191

12.6. Oceania Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects 192

12.7. Oceania Methanol Industry, Annual New Build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects by Countries 193

12.8. Methanol Industry in New Zealand 194

New Zealand Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 194

12.9. Methanol Industry in Australia 195

Australia Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 195

12.10. Methanol Industry in Papua New Guinea 196

Papua New Guinea Methanol Industry, Plants Capacity (mtpa), 2016–2026 196

13. Appendix 197

13.1. Definitions 197

Installed Capacity 197

13.2. Abbreviations 197

13.3. Status Definition 197

13.4. Methodology 198

Coverage 198

Secondary Research 198

| Contact Us 199

List of Tables

Table 1: Methanol Industry, Global, Key Statistics, 2021 16

Table 2: Methanol industry, global, capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 17

Table 3: Methanol industry, global, top 10 planned and announced projects details, 2022–2026 19

Table 4: Global, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 21

Table 5: Global methanol industry, installed plant capacity by CO & CO2 Hydrogenation process, 2021 21

Table 6: Global methanol industry, installed plant capacity by CO Hydrogenation process, 2021 26

Table 7: Global methanol industry, installed plant capacity by Ammonia/Methanol Co-Production Process, 2021 28

Table 8: Methanol industry, global, capacity by region (mtpa), 2021–2026 29

Table 9: Methanol industry, global, capacity share of top 10 companies (%), 2021 31

Table 10: Methanol industry, global, active methanol capacity of top 10 countries (mtpa), 2021 32

Table 11: Methanol industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by region (mtpa), 2026 33

Table 12: Methanol industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by top 10 countries (mtpa), 2026 35

Table 13: Methanol industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by top 10 companies (mtpa), 2026 37

Table 14: Methanol industry, global, total capex spending on planned and announced projects by region ($B), 2022–2026 38

Table 15: Methanol industry, global, total capex spending on planned and announced projects by countries ($B), 2022–2026 39

Table 16: Global, planned and announced methanol projects details 40

Table 17: Methanol Industry, Asia, Key Statistics, 2021 51

Table 18: Methanol industry, Asia, capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 52

Table 19: Methanol industry, Asia, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 54

Table 20: Methanol industry, Asia, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 55

Table 21: Methanol industry, China, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 56

Table 22: Methanol industry, Malaysia, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 74

Table 23: Methanol industry, Brunei, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 75

Table 24: Methanol industry, India, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 76

Table 25: Methanol Industry, Indonesia, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 78

Table 26: Methanol industry, Middle East, key statistics, 2021 80

Table 27: Methanol industry, Middle East, capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 81

Table 28: Middle East, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 84

Table 29: Middle East methanol industry, installed plant capacity by CO & CO2 hydrogenation, 2021 84

Table 30: Middle East Methanol Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by CO Hydrogenation, 2021 85

Table 31: Middle East, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 87

Table 32: Middle East, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by Haldor Topsoe Methanol Technology, 2021 87

Table 33: Middle East, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by JM Davy Methanol Technology, 2021 88

Table 34: Major Middle East, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Methanol Technology, 2021 88

Table 35: Major Middle East, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by Lurgi Methanol Technology, 2021 89

Table 36: Major Middle East, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by Casale Methanol Technology, 2021 89

Table 37: Methanol industry, Middle East, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 90

Table 38: Methanol industry, Middle East, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 91

Table 39: Methanol industry, Iran, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 92

Table 40: Methanol industry, Saudi Arabia, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 96

Table 41: Methanol industry, Oman, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 98

Table 42: Methanol industry, Qatar, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 99

Table 43: Methanol industry, Bahrain, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 100

Table 44: Methanol industry, United Arab Emirates, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 101

Table 45: Methanol industry, North America, Key Statistics, 2021 102

Table 46: Methanol industry, North America, capacity by countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 103

Table 47: North America, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 106

Table 48: North America methanol industry, installed plant capacity by CO Hydrogenation, 2021 106

Table 49: North America methanol industry, installed plant capacity by CO & CO2 Hydrogenation, 2021 107

Table 50: North America, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 109

Table 51: North America, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by Lurgi Methanol Technology, 2021 109

Table 52: North America, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by JM Davy Methanol Technology, 2021 109

Table 53: North America, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by Haldor Topsoe Methanol Technology, 2021 110

Table 54: North America, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by Air Products Methanol Technology, 2021 110

Table 55: Methanol industry, North America, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 111

Table 56: Methanol industry, North America, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 112

Table 57: Methanol industry, US, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 113

Table 58: Methanol industry, Canada, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 116

Table 59: Methanol industry, Mexico, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 117

Table 60: Methanol industry, Former Soviet Union, key statistics, 2021 118

Table 61: Methanol industry, Former Soviet Union, capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 119

Table 62: Former Soviet Union, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 122

Table 63: Former Soviet Union methanol industry, installed plant capacity by CO & CO2 Hydrogenation, 2021 122

Table 64: Former Soviet Union methanol industry, installed plant capacity by Ammonia/Methanol Co-Production process, 2021 122

Table 65: Former Soviet Union, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 124

Table 66: Former Soviet Union methanol industry, installed plant capacity by Haldor Topsoe Methanol Technology, 2021 124

Table 67: Former Soviet Union methanol industry, installed plant capacity by Haldor Topsoe Methanol Technology, 2021 124

Table 68: Former Soviet Union methanol industry, installed plant capacity by Casale Methanol Technology, 2021 125

Table 69: Former Soviet Union methanol industry, installed plant capacity by State Research and Development Institute Khimtekhnologiya Methanol Technology, 2021 125

Table 70: Former Soviet Union methanol industry, installed plant capacity by GIAP Methanol Technology, 2021 125

Table 71: Methanol industry, Former Soviet Union, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 126

Table 72: Methanol iIndustry, Former Soviet Union, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 127

Table 73: Methanol industry, Russia, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 128

Table 74: Methanol industry, Turkmenistan, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 132

Table 75: Methanol industry, Azerbaijan, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 133

Table 76: Methanol industry, Uzbekistan, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 134

Table 77: Methanol industry, Ukraine, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 135

Table 78: Methanol industry, Belarus, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 136

Table 79: Methanol industry, Estonia, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 137

Table 80: Methanol industry, Kazakhstan, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 138

Table 81: Methanol industry, Caribbean, key statistics, 2021 139

Table 82: Methanol industry, Caribbean, capacity by country (mtpa), 2016–2026 140

Table 83: Caribbean, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 143

Table 84: Caribbean methanol industry, installed plant capacity by CO & CO2 Hydrogenation, 2021 143

Table 85: Caribbean methanol industry, installed plant capacity by CO Hydrogenation, 2021 143

Table 86: Caribbean, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 144

Table 87: Caribbean, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by JM Davy Methanol Technology, 2021 145

Table 88: Caribbean, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by Lurgi Methanol Technology, 2021 145

Table 89: Caribbean, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Methanol Technology, 2021 145

Table 90: Methanol industry, Trinidad and Tobago, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 146

Table 91: Methanol industry, South America, key statistics, 2021 148

Table 92: Methanol industry, South America, capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 149

Table 93: South America, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 152

Table 94: South America methanol industry, installed plant capacity by CO & CO2 Hydrogenation Process, 2021 152

Table 95: South America methanol industry, installed plant capacity by co hydrogenation, 2021 152

Table 96: South America, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 154

Table 97: South America, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by JM Davy Methanol Technology, 2021 154

Table 98: South America, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by mitsubishi gas chemical methanol technology, 2021 154

Table 99: South America, methanol industry, major installed plant capacity by Lurgi Methanol Technology, 2021 154

Table 100: Methanol industry, Venezuela, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 155

Table 101: Methanol industry, Chile, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 156

Table 102: Methanol industry, Argentina, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 157

Table 103: Methanol industry, Brazil, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 158

Table 104: Methanol industry, Europe, Key Statistics, 2021 159

Table 105: Methanol industry, Europe, capacity by key countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 160

Table 106: Europe, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 163

Table 107: Europe methanol industry, installed plant capacity by CO & CO2 Hydrogenation, 2021 163

Table 108: Europe methanol industry, installed plant capacity by CO Hydrogenation, 2021 163

Table 109: Europe, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 165

Table 110: Europe methanol industry, installed plant capacity by JM Davy Methanol Technology, 2021 165

Table 111: Europe methanol industry, installed plant capacity by Lurgi Methanol Technology, 2021 165

Table 112: Methanol industry, Europe, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 166

Table 113: Methanol industry, Europe, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 167

Table 114: Methanol industry, Germany, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 168

Table 115: Methanol industry, Netherlands, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 169

Table 116: Methanol industry, Norway, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 170

Table 117: Methanol industry, Romania, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 171

Table 118: Methanol industry, Serbia, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 172

Table 119: Methanol industry, Africa, Key Statistics, 2021 173

Table 120: Methanol industry, Africa, capacity by countries (mtpa), 2016–2026 174

Table 121: Africa, Methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 178

Table 122: Africa methanol industry, installed plant capacity by JM Davy Methanol Technology, 2021 178

Table 123: Africa methanol industry, installed plant capacity by casale methanol technology, 2021 178

Table 124: Africa methanol industry, installed plant capacity by sasol methanol technology, 2021 179

Table 125: Africa methanol industry, installed plant capacity by haldor topsoe methanol technology, 2021 179

Table 126: Methanol industry, Africa, annual new build capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 180

Table 127: Methanol industry, Africa, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for active, planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 181

Table 128: Methanol industry, Egypt, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 182

Table 129: Methanol industry, Equatorial Guinea, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 183

Table 130: Methanol industry, Libya, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 184

Table 131: Methanol industry, South Africa, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 185

Table 132: Methanol industry, Algeria, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 186

Table 133: Methanol industry, Nigeria, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 187

Table 134: Methanol industry, Oceania, key statistics, 2021 188

Table 135: Methanol industry, Oceania, capacity by country (mtpa), 2016–2026 189

Table 136: Methanol industry, Oceania, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 192

Table 137: Methanol industry, Oceania, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 193

Table 138: Methanol industry, New Zealand, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 194

Table 139: Methanol Industry, Australia, Capacity by Major Plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 195

Table 140: Methanol industry, Papua New Guinea, capacity by major plants (mtpa) 2016–2026 196

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global methanol industry, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by key countries, 2016–2021 18

Figure 2: Global, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 20

Figure 3: Methanol industry, global, capacity by region (mtpa), 2021–2026 29

Figure 4: Methanol industry, global, capacity share of top 10 companies (%), 2021 30

Figure 5: Methanol industry, global, active methanol capacity of top 10 countries (mtpa), 2021 32

Figure 6: Methanol industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by region (mtpa), 2026 33

Figure 7: Methanol industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by top 10 countries (mtpa), 2026 34

Figure 8: Methanol industry, global, planned and announced capacity additions by top 10 companies (mtpa), 2026 36

Figure 9: Methanol industry, global, total capex spending on planned and announced projects by region ($B), 2022–2026 38

Figure 10: Methanol industry, global, total capex spending on planned and announced projects by countries ($B), 2022–2026 39

Figure 11: Methanol industry, Asia, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by key countries, 2016–2021 53

Figure 12: Methanol industry, Asia, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 54

Figure 13: Methanol Industry, Asia, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 55

Figure 14: Methanol industry, Middle East, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by key countries, 2016–2021 82

Figure 15: Middle East, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 83

Figure 16: Middle East, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 86

Figure 17: Methanol industry, Middle East, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 90

Figure 18: Methanol industry, Middle East, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 91

Figure 19: Methanol industry, North America, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by countries, 2016–2021 104

Figure 20: North America, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 105

Figure 21: North America, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 108

Figure 22: Methanol industry, North America, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 111

Figure 23: Methanol industry, North America, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 112

Figure 24: Methanol industry, Former Soviet Union, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by key countries, 2016–2021 120

Figure 25: Former Soviet Union, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 121

Figure 26: Former Soviet Union, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 123

Figure 27: Methanol industry, Former Soviet Union, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 126

Figure 28: Methanol industry, Former Soviet Union, annual new build and expanion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 127

Figure 29: Methanol industry, Caribbean, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by country, 2016 – 2021 141

Figure 30: Caribbean, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 142

Figure 31: Caribbean, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 144

Figure 32: Methanol industry, South America, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by key countries, 2016–2021 150

Figure 33: South America, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 151

Figure 34: South America, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 153

Figure 35: Methanol industry, Europe, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by countries, 2016–2021 161

Figure 36: Europe, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by production process (%) 2021 162

Figure 37: Europe, methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 164

Figure 38: Methanol industry, Europe, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 166

Figure 39: Methanol industry, Europe, annual new build and Expansion Capital Expenditure Outlook for Planned and Announced Projects by Countries ($M), 2022–2026 167

Figure 40: Methanol industry, Africa, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by countries, 2016–2021 175

Figure 41: Africa, Methanol industry, installed plant capacity by technology (%) 2021 177

Figure 42: Methanol industry, Africa, annual new build capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 180

Figure 43: Methanol industry, Africa, annual new build capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 181

Figure 44: Methanol industry, Oceania, capacity share vis-à-vis growth by country, 2016–2021 190

Figure 45: Methanol industry, Oceania, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects ($M), 2022–2026 192

Figure 46: Methanol industry, Oceania, annual new build and expansion capital expenditure outlook for planned and announced projects by countries ($M), 2022–2026 193

Frequently Asked Questions

The global methanol industry capacity was 164.16 mtpa in 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

The global methanol capacity market is projected to grow at an AAGR of more than 10% during the forecast period.

The key regions in the methanol industry are Asia, the Middle East, Europe, the Former Soviet Union, North America, South America, Africa, Oceania, and Caribbean.

The key production processes in the global methanol industry are the CO & CO2 hydrogenation process, the CO hydrogenation process, and the ammonia/methanol co-production process.

The key companies in the global methanol industry are Methanex Corp, China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd, Methanol Holdings Trinidad Ltd, Saudi Basic Industries Corp, China Petrochemical Corp, Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group Co Ltd, The National Petrochemical Co, China Coal Energy Co Ltd, Yankuang Group, and Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum (Group) Co Ltd.

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