Job losses expected at Methanex

Gavin Evans
Wed, 24 Feb 2021

Gavin Evans
Wed, 24 Feb 2021
Up to 50 jobs are at risk at Methanex amid doubts there will be sufficient gas to resume production from the company’s Waitara Valley plant any time soon.The company, the country’s biggest gas user, shut the plant indefinitely last month after deciding in December to cancel plans for a major maintenance “turnaround” due to reduced supplies from the offshore Pohokura field. Waitara Valley accounts for about a quarter of the company’s NZ production capacity.The firm is understood to now be reviewing its staffing in l...

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