YCI Methanol One, LLC (YCI Methanol One) is constructing a state-of-the-art methanol plant that utilizes Air Liquide’s Mega Methanol® technology. The plant in St. James Parish, Louisiana is scheduled to start operations in late 2020 and will produce about 1.8 million metric tons per year of International Methanol Producers and Consumers Association (IMPCA)-quality methanol.
The YCI Methanol One plant will have over 100 permanent employees for operations and a similar number of contract employees for maintenance and non-regular activities.
YCI Methanol One is part of a joint venture between Yuhuang Chemical Industries, Inc. and Koch Methanol Investments, LLC.
YCI Methanol One has corporate offices in Houston and on-site offices in the old St. James High School building in St. James, Louisiana.