| The only place for leaders in methanol to get market insights and build business relationships

Your chance to connect with budget holders in the methanol industry and make informed decisions about your future growth strategy

| Join 250+ attendees for two days of networking and knowledge exchange at the leading conference for the key producers, traders, buyers and sellers of methanol.

The Argus Methanol Forum is the key event in the industry’s calendar for anyone looking to do business with the biggest buyers and sellers of methanol.

As the contract negotiation season commences, ensure that you are in the best position to meet decision makers, gain updates into market dynamics and trade flows and get the latest insights into new and evolving methanol applications that will shape the future of the sector.

| Why attend the Argus Methanol Forum?

Do not miss your opportunity to meet and do business with 250+ decision makers from the key buyers, sellers and traders of methanol.

Gain valuable insights into the post-Covid trading landscape for methanol: Devise strategies to capitalize on commercial opportunities with market intelligence from experts from across the supply chain.

Hear the latest developments in low-carbon methanol production including the technology involved, commercial and environmental drivers and potential demand in the coming years.

Stay ahead of the curve and get a handle on the next market disruptor – hear from experts in fuel cell technology, shipping and transportation fuels.

| The most time-efficient and effective way to meet leaders in the methanol industry

This event will bring together decision-makers from across the methanol industry to reinforce and rekindle relationships, establish new contacts, gain core market insights, and prepare for new challenges and opportunities. Book now to secure your pass for the most efficient and effective meeting place for networking and doing business with methanol peers.

Attendees by business activity:

Methanol Producers

Chemical Manufacturers


Marketing and Distribution

Shipping and Logistics

Construction and Engineering

Attendees by job title:

  • President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Commercial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Managing Director
  • Senior Vice President - Business Development
  • Trading Manager, Methanol
  • Global Market Manager
  • Regional Sales & Marketing Manager Americas
  • Global Procurement Director
  • Business Manager
  • Commercial Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Category Manager
  • Transformation Leader, Sourcing
  • Vice President, Supply Sales & Distribution
  • Head of Marketing, Industrial products

  • Supply Chain & Procurement Manager
  • Global Business Development Manager
  • Senior Business Manager, Methanol Business
  • Vice President - Marketing
  • Global Methanol Commercial Director
  • Director of Chemicals
  • Managing Director
  • Director, Feedstock Purchasing
  • Senior Commodity Manager
  • VP Methanol - Ethanol Sales
  • Vice President of Purchasing & Production
  • Market Analyst, Methanol
  • Director, Commercial Fuels & Octane Business
  • Commercial Manager - Fuels Feedstocks

Key companies attending Argus Methanol Forum include:

| Key topics on the agenda

Post-Covid recovery: How will methanol demand bounce back in 2021?

The impact of Covid-19 reverberated across the many sectors in which methanol is used and demand was greatly affected during the pandemic. As lockdowns are lifting and industries are gearing up, how will demand fare over 2021? Speakers from across the supply chain will share their experience and market insights on what to expect in the upcoming months.

Asia Methanol focus and MTO update

The largest growth in methanol consumption over the last 10 years has been in Asia, and China more specifically. As a global market it is critical to understand the developments in Asia and how this will continue to grow in the coming years. MTO is the fastest growing derivative in the methanol market, as the demand for olefins is growing.

How can methanol compete with other sustainable fuels as the marine fuel of the future?

The shipping industry has been mandated to reduce its environmental impact. Amongst various initiatives is the commitment to switch to more sustainable fuels of which methanol is one of the options. The key question for shipowners and throughout the sector is which solution is the most practical, economically viable and ensures they meet their sustainability goals in the short and medium term?

Driving demand growth: Methanol as an alternative fuel for automotive applications

Methanol’s application in the automotive industry continues to drive growth both in the form of MTBE and as a fuel for fleets of vehicles such as taxis in China. Attendees will gain valuable insights into how the technology and demand will develop in the coming years.

Low carbon methanol production

Developments in producing methanol in a more sustainable way have been gaining momentum in recent years. From bio methanol to renewable methanol, several companies are exploring, or already producing methanol that has a lower environmental impact than traditional methods. Hear from experts on how this will develop, including the costs, volumes and demand in the coming years.

| Virtual passes

We understand that there is still uncertainty about international travel, so we are offering the option of virtual attendance to Argus Methanol Forum.

As a virtual delegate you will get access to the full conference agenda as well as the opportunity to set up virtual meetings with in-person and virtual attendees. Visit the website to learn more about delegate passes to Argus Methanol Forum.

Visit the website at: argusmedia.com/methanol-forum