YCI was excited to select St. James Parish for our YCI-M1 project. See why below:
  • Readily available sites for large-scale project development
  • Louisiana Department of Economic Development offered a competitive incentive package
  • World Class Industrial infrastructure in the area
    • Access to Natural Gas
    • Access to Industrial gases
    • Access to a World Class transportation infrastructure (River, Rail, and Road)
  • Skilled, knowledgeable and experienced contractors locally to support the construction project
  • Skilled and knowledgeable local workforce to operate the manufacturing plant safely and efficiently
  • Positive business environment, support from the community and elected officials
The YCI-M1 Plant will convert 146,000 MMBTU per day of natural gas into 4950 metric tons per day (“MTPD”) of methanol using proven, licensed technology for delivery to both domestic and overseas markets.
Major milestones achieved:
  • Title V Air Permit has been received
  • 1300 acres of land has been purchased, with access to Mississippi River for transportation
  • Front end engineering design completed
  • Detailed engineering currently being executed
  • EPC services have been secured with a reputable firm
  • Long Lead Equipment contracts executed
  • Natural Gas Transport Services have been secured
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