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Natural Gas to Petrochemicals Complex, Union Industrial Estate, La Brea

Project Type

Methanol and dimethyl ether (DME) production complex


Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company (MGC, 26.25%), Mitsubishi Corporation (MC, 26.25%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI, 17.5%), National Gas Company (20%) and Massy Holdings (10%)

Developer and Operator

Caribbean Gas Chemical (CGCL)

Construction Started

September 2015


Late 2018

Full Commissioning

Early 2019

Production Capacity

One million metric tonnes a year of methanol, 100,000t/y of dimethyl ether (DME)

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