Myriant Chairman and CEO, Stephen J. Gatto, to Present at Renewable Chemicals Live Conference

Boston, MA (March 27, 2012) –Myriant Corporation today announced that its Chairman and CEO, Stephen J. Gatto, plans to present at the "Renewable Chemicals Live!" conference on Monday, April 2, at 9:00 a.m. EST. Mr. Gatto will present an overview of global trends, market drivers and opportunities for the successful production of bio-based chemicals.

"Renewable Chemicals Live!" is part of the 2012 Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference being held from April 2 – April 5, 2012 at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.

About Myriant Corporation

Myriant utilizes its proprietary technology platform to develop innovative, performance-based, renewable chemicals utilizing low-cost sugars. In December 2010, Myriant broke ground on its flagship 30 million pound commercial bio-succinic acid facility in Lake Providence, Louisiana and anticipates beginning commercial production in early 2013. The company's D(-) lactic acid started production at commercial scale in June 2008 for use in polylactic acid. Myriant has agreements with ThyssenKrupp Uhde GmbH for engineering, Davy Process Technology for the integration of Myriant's bio-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 Southeast 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