ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent exploration and production company, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. ConocoPhillips explores for, develops and produces crude oil and natural gas globally, and is one of the top 5 marketers of natural gas in North America. ConocoPhillips and IGP affiliates have entered into agreements that outline the terms associated with ConocoPhillips providing natural gas supply and supply management services for up to all four methanol plants. Although ConocoPhillips has no equity participation in the project, the company’s Commercial natural gas organization is well positioned to provide reliable natural gas supply and supply management services to the project.
Haldor Topsoe (HT)’s standing in the market today is based on in-house development work carried out in close collaboration between R&D, Catalyst and Technology Departments. This work has produced a row of unique methanol catalysts, the latest being MK-151 FENCE characterized by having the highest activity and durability available in the market. 35 complete methanol synthesis units are in operation. HT’s AutoThermal Reformer (ATR) for converting natural gas into chemical feedstock is the largest, most reliable and efficient in the market.
Linde plc is a leading industrial gases and engineering company with market capitalization of approximately USD 90 billion (EUR 78 billion) and 2017 pro forma sales of USD 27 billion (EUR 24 billion). The company employs approximately 80,000 people globally and serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. Linde plc delivers innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers and creates long-term value for all stakeholders. The company is making our world more productive by providing products, technologies and services that help customers improve their economic and environmental performance in a connected world.
Veolia helps cities and industries around the globe to manage, optimize and make the most of their resources. The company provides an array of solutions related to water, energy and materials – with a focus on waste recovery – to promote the transition toward a circular economy. Veolia’s 169,000 employees are tasked with contributing directly to the sustainability performance of customers in the public and private sectors, allowing them to pursue development while protecting the environment. Veolia plans to build and operate the water treatment plant for IGP. “Veolia is very pleased to be a team member in the development of this world-class methanol plant. Using our experience and expertise, we will develop a series of water treatment systems to support the plant’s desire to maximize internal plant water recycle, which in turn will minimize the amount of fresh makeup water demand for the plant. As a company focused on ‘Resourcing the World,’ we embrace projects that exemplify good environmental stewardship and the development of a circular economy.”
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $11.5 billion and more than 13,000 employees. Entergy intends to build a dedicated electrical substation at our site and guarantee the major electrical supply requirement for the complex.