HOUSTON, March 8, 2016 — G2X Energy, a developer of advanced natural gas to methanol projects, along with their strategic partner the Proman Group, announced today they have entered into license and engineering contracts with Johnson Matthey for their previously announced world-scale methanol production facility located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Johnson Matthey will supply the technology license, basic engineering, catalyst and technical services for the project.
Once complete, the G2X facility, known as Big Lake Fuels Methanol Plant, will produce 1.4 million metric tons of commercial grade methanol per year. “Johnson Matthey is a world leader in methanol process technology, engineering and engineering support services and we are extremely pleased to have them as part of our team on the Big Lake Fuels Plant,” stated Tim Vail, President and CEO of G2X Energy who went on to say, “With any project of this magnitude, it is imperative to partner with firms which share our commitment to safety, schedule and quality. Johnson Matthey has a stellar safety record and impeccable reputation.”