About Us

Caribbean Gas Chemical Limited (CGCL) is the first petrochemical facility to be located in the southwestern part of the island and is Trinidad and Tobago’s 8th Methanol Plant. The company is a Joint Venture operation whose shareholders comprise a consortium of Japanese and Trinidadian investors.

The company achieved Commercial Operations status in December 2020 and annual production from the facility is circa 1,000,000 metric tonnes of Methanol per year (MTPY).

Additionally, the facility has the ability to produce 20,000 MTPY of Dimethyl Ether (DME) – an environmentally friendly, colourless gas and alternative fuel to diesel.

CGCL’s product methanol is shipped to various markets across the globe including Asia, North America, and Europe.

See a video of our journey from 2015 to present




MT/YEAR Methanol



Vision and Mission

Our Vision

To be recognized as a robust and reliable producer of Methanol and DME, guided by the solid values and principles that allow us to become a leader in the Petrochemical Industry.

Our Mission

To produce Methanol and DME within international standards, creating value beyond all stakeholders’ expectations through an environmentally and mechanically sustainable facility, operated by motivated employees.

Our Core Values

Continuous Improvement

We are performance-driven and committed to excellence.


We are honest and transparent in our dealings with internal and external stakeholders and hold ourselves to a high standard.

Responsible Care

We consciously care about people, the planet and the environment.


We encourage teamwork and collaboration and understand that it is our collective effort that brings about lasting success.