August 13, 2008
Laos to Consume More Fuel
Laos to consume more fuel
HANOI, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Laos, using over 480 million liters of gasoline and diesel last year, is estimated to consume 220 million liters of gasoline and 300 liters of diesel in 2010, Lao newspaper Vientiane Times reported Tuesday.
The Lao government has encouraged people to reduce their fuel consumption and support the production of alternative fuel.
Laos has plenty of land available for growing jatropha plants and palm trees which can be used to produce bio-diesel, the newspaper said.
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