MMSA 2024 Pre-AFPM Briefing

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Omni Hotel Houston
4 Riverway , Houston, Texas, TX 77056

Mar 21, 2024 - Mar 22, 2024


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Join us for the AFPM-IPC Methanol Market Briefing in Houston March 21-22

The Briefing is for attendees to the annual AFPM-IPC conference and any other interested parties keen to get the latest methanol industry insights and key talking points ahead of discussions and meetings.

Houston, Texas
Omni Houston Hotel
March 21-22, 2024



Thursday, March 21

12:00 PM – Golf at the TopGolf Houston, TX (SOLD OUT)

7:00 PM – Networking Dinner at Ouisie’s Table

Friday March 22 – Methanol Market Briefing
8:00 AM– Registration
9:00 AM – Briefing Begins
12:30 PM – Lunch

Omni Houston Hotel
Four Riverway
Houston, TX 77056
United States


Preliminary Agenda:

Mark Berggren, Managing Director, MMSA

  • State of US, Europe, Asia Methanol Markets; Outlooks

Simon Maddren, MD, Proprietary Services, MMSA

  • Low Carbon Methanol – Opportunities for, Challenges to Projects

Rick Couvillon, Director of Origination, ConocoPhillips

  • US Natural Gas Outlook incl. Renewable Gas Costs, Availability

Aarnoud van Weelderen, Sr. Managing Director, Commodities & Global Markets, Macquarie Group

  • Methanol Marine Fuels from the Shipowner Perspective

Josh Saxby, Director, H. Clarkson & Co. Ltd

  • Near-Term Outlook for Global Shipping and Trade

Dr. Matthias Stein, Global Marketing Director Chemicals, Lurgi Technologies at Air Liquide E&C

  • Renewal Methanol – The Beauty and the Beast


Registration Fees (USD):

Delegate Rate includes Dinner on March 21 and attendance at the Methanol Market Briefing and Lunch on March 22.

Regular Delegate Rate – USD 550
Golfers Delegate Rate – USD 750 (SOLD OUT)


2024 List of Registered Companies:


Company Country
Air Liquide E&C (Lurgi Technologies) Germany
Air Products United States
BIA Energy United States
Blue Green Water Technologies United States
CHEVRON United States
ConocoPhillips United States
Divine Mereena United States
Gibson Shipbrokers United Kingdom
H. Clarkson & Company Limited United Kingdom
Invenergy United States
Koch Methanol LLC United States
Lake Charles Methanol United States
Liquin B.V. Netherlands
Macquarie Group United States
Macquarie Group Canada
Macquarie Commodities Trading (Singapore) Pte Limited Singapore
MMSA United States
MMSA United Kingdom
MMSA Singapore
MMSA Japan
Mereena Group United States
Mitsui – MMTX Inc. United States
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical, Inc.  (MGC) Japan
Mitsubishi Corporation United States
OCI Methanol United States
PiperSandler United States
RoxTrade Estonia
SGS United Kingdom
SGS Belgium
SGS North America, Inc. United States
Stream Marine Group United States
OQ Trading United Kingdom
Transition Industries United States
PROMAN AG Switzerland
Valenz AG Switzerland
Valenz AG United States
Valenz AG Singapore
VARO Energy Netherlands
ZEEP Inc. United States
ZEOGAS United States



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