TSX: MX CDN $66.16


Methanex to Present at CIBC World Markets Institutional Investor Conference

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire – Feb. 12, 2009) – Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be presenting at the upcoming CIBC World Markets Institutional Investor Conference being held February 18-21, 2009 in Whistler, British Columbia. Mr. Bruce Aitken, Methanex’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak to investors on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at approximately 11:10 a.m. PT (2:10 p.m. ET).

Interested participants can access a live audio webcast of the presentation through the Company’s website at The length of the webcast will be approximately 30 minutes. An audio recording of the presentation will also be available for download for three weeks following the date of the conference.

Methanex is a Vancouver-based, publicly traded company engaged in the worldwide production, distribution and marketing of methanol. Methanex shares are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada under the trading symbol “MX”; on the NASDAQ Global Market in the United States under the trading symbol “MEOH”; and on the Foreign Securities Market of the Santiago Stock Exchange in Chile under the trading symbol “Methanex”. Methanex can be visited online at

Jason Chesko
Director, Investor Relations
Methanex Corporation
604 661 2600 or Toll Free: 1 800 661 8851