Global supply tightness kicked up methanol prices in the US, where first-quarter turnarounds along the US Gulf Coast, strong export demand and natural gas shortages has the market eagerly awaiting new units coming online. Platts associate editor Justin Schneewind talks with editor Jeremy Rakes about the recent price movements, projects expected to give some breathing room to the industry, and market sentiment for the rest of the second quarter.
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