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2009-09-07 22:05:00

SINGAPORE, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southeast Asian bioethanol market is brimming with opportunities following the recent industry growth, rising number of entrants, and intense competition for best market positioning. The expansion of current producers, backed by the influx of new participants, has dramatically increased local production over the last three to seven years. The governments have also laid strong emphasis on bio-based fuels to lower dependency on petrochemicals, assuring...

2009-08-10 08:50:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in product safety testing services, announced today a new certification path for fuel dispensers for mid-level ethanol blends up to E25. With the new certification path, manufacturers of dispensers, assemblies and components now have three certification options to choose from to balance market needs and provide maximum flexibility as advances are made in the fuel industry. "The development of...

2009-07-22 07:15:00

Still unknown are the long-term potential consequences of an increased ethanol blend in gasoline on vehicle engine performance, fuel efficiency and emissions WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAA, the nation's largest automobile club, is calling for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reject a petition that would increase the permissible content of ethanol blended in gasoline to 15 percent, or E15, from the currently allowed 10 percent, commonly known as E10....

2009-07-20 16:54:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) filed comments today with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opposing a waiver request that would allow the ethanol content of gasoline to be increased from 10% (E10) to 15% (E15). The following statement was issued on behalf of Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of AIAM, outlining the association's concerns: "AIAM and its member companies have long recognized the...

2009-06-22 00:08:00

SINGAPORE, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethanol demand in SEA countries is determined by governmental energy policies within the region. As such, the difference in crude oil prices has the least impact on the ethanol demand. Among SEA countries, ethanol demand may vary in accordance to the mandatory policies. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) In some SEA countries, ethanol is seen as an additive to fuel, taking 5-10% of gasohol fuel in Indonesia by 2010 and 15% of...

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Clean energy company Unity Biofuels has announced that it is developing self-blending ethanol fuel dispensers, to help blend ethanol with gasoline directly in the pump and thus help consumers to avoid the associated blending fee, according to PetrolWorld. Unity Biofuels is planning to launch two such self-blending pumps at service stations in Olds and Mount Pleasant in the Henry County of Ohio, US. The company expects to offer four different blends of ethanol-gasoline mix in E10, E20, E30...

2008-07-28 18:00:38

By Yuthana Praiwan, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 28--Thailand's oil refineries are preparing for a possible petrol surplus as more drivers embrace alternative fuels, saying they may export some output and adjust their product mix. The government has set a target for "green fuels" to replace 15 percent of petrol now in use by 2011, heavily promoting gasohol by widening the price gap between premium petrol and the ethanol-blended fuel. Gasohol E20, containing 20 percent ethanol and...

2008-07-27 12:00:39

By Kate Galbraith "Why Do You Put Alcohol in Your Tank?" demands a large sign outside a gasoline service station here, which reassures drivers that it sells only "100% Gas." "No Corn in Our Gas," advertises another station nearby. Along the highways of this city, and elsewhere in the United States, a mutiny is growing against energy policies that heavily support and subsidize the blending of ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, generally made from corn, into gasoline. Many consumers complain that...

2008-07-14 09:01:02

By Adam Crisp, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jul. 14--For all the talk about ethanol's benefits, the plant-based fuel carries a secret: it reduces gas mileage, according to motorists and industry studies. Even though the loss is minuscule -- just 1 1/2 percent to 3 percent with E10 blends by most official estimates -- some motorists say that's too much to sacrifice when gas costs nearly $4 a gallon. Some think the loss is higher and that the fuel may be harming their vehicle....

2008-07-02 09:00:55

By Rod Walton, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 2--Tuesday was the deadline for gas stations selling ethanol-blended fuel to comply with a new state law requiring labels at the pumps. Stations are using various wording to notify the public about their E10 blends, while others are posting signs proudly indicating that they won't sell any type of ethanol at all. Either way, state regulators say they will be inspecting pumps to make sure all retailers are following the law. Violators -- those...


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