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Media Releases

July 16, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that the Government of Chile has awarded the Otway gas exploration block to a consortium that includes Wintershall Holding AG, Geopark Holdings Limited, and Methanex Corporation. Wintershall and GeoPark each own a 42% interest in the consortium and Methanex owns 16%.

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May 15, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be presenting at the upcoming Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference being held May 20-22, 2008 in New York City. Mr. Ian Cameron, Methanex's Senior Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will speak to investors on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at approximately 11:45 a.m. ET (8:45 a.m. PT).

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May 6, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an 11 percent increase in its quarterly dividend to shareholders, from US$0.14 per share to US$0.155 per share. The increased dividend will apply commencing with the dividend payable on June 30, 2008 to holders of common shares of record on June 16, 2008.

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May 5, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - May 5, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that it has signed an agreement with ENAP (the Chilean state-owned oil and gas company) to accelerate gas exploration and development in the Dorado Riquelme exploration block and supply new Chilean-sourced natural gas to Methanex's production facilities in Chile. Under the arrangement, Methanex expects to contribute approximately $100 million in capital over the next three years and will have a 50 percent participation in the block.

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April 29, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will webcast its upcoming Annual General Meeting, including remarks by President and CEO, Bruce Aitken. The meeting will be held at the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. PT.

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