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Media Releases

September 2, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) will be hosting an Investor Conference on September 9, 2008 in Trinidad and Tobago. The event will commence at 2:00 p.m. ET and end at approximately 5:00 p.m. ET.

Interested participants can access a live webcast of the presentation through the Company's website at In addition, the webcast will also be available on our website for three weeks after the conference.

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August 29, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Kostelnik to its Board of Directors effective September 1st, 2008.

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July 22, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - July 22, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) - For the second quarter of 2008, Methanex reported Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $78.9 million, net income of $38.9 million and earnings per share of $0.41 (on a diluted basis).

Bruce Aitken, President and CEO of Methanex commented, "The strong methanol price environment resulted in another good quarter of earnings. In the second quarter, we achieved an average realized price of $412 per tonne on sales volumes which were up about 10% over last quarter."

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July 17, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA—(Marketwire - July 17, 2008) - Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX)(NASDAQ:MEOH)(SANTIAGO:Methanex) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.155 per share that will be payable on September 30, 2008 to holders of common shares of record on September 16, 2008.

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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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