The cyclical behavior of MTO affordability in 2020 underscores the importance of that demand sector on global methanol markets. MTO fortunes have done another about-face, with MTO operators now highly incentivized to purchase methanol. MTO competitiveness versus conventional naphtha crackers has thrown global methanol markets a lifeline.
MMSA Methanol Notes – 2020-07-28
MTO Affordability –Swift MTO Economic Return Increases Price Improvement Potential