Myriant Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Alif Saleh, to Present at the 2nd BiobasedChem Asia Conference

Boston, Massachusetts – May 16, 2011 – Myriant Corporation today announced that its Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Alif Saleh, will present at the 2nd BiobasedChem Asia Conference on Tuesday, May 22, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ICT, in Bangkok. Mr. Saleh will discuss the commercialization of bio-based chemicals in Asia in a presentation titled, "Partnering and Strategic Ventures in Asia." The 2nd BiobasedChem Asia Conference will be held from May 22nd - May 23rd, at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand.

About Myriant

Myriant utilizes proprietary technology to provide innovative, performance-based renewable chemicals utilizing low-cost sugars. In December 2010, Myriant broke ground on its 30 million pound commercial succinic acid facility in Lake Providence, Louisiana. The company’s D(-) lactic acid started production at commercial scale in June 2008 for use in polylactic acid. Myriant has agreements with Uhde GmbH for engineering, Davy Process Technology for the integration of Myriant’s succinic acid process with the Davy butanediol process for the production of bio-based butanediol, and PTT Chemical for the commercialization of Myriant’s technology in South East Asia. Myriant is headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts. Details are available at www.myriant.com.

Contact:

Sue Hager SVP, Corporate Communications and Government Affairs
Myriant Corporation
shager@myriant.com
617-657-5222