Geismar, Louisiana is the new home for two methanol plants that have been relocated from Methanex’s production site in Punta Arenas, Chile. On January 24, 2015, Methanex successfully produced first methanol from its new one million tonne Geismar 1 plant in Louisiana. Methanex's one million tonne Geismar 2 plant successfully produced its first methanol on December 27, 2015.