Thailand will pull MTBE and looks to biofuels

Kovac, Matt; Robison, Simon
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/28/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 32, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of the Thai Ministry of Energy to continue its plan of banning the commercial availability of fuel additive methyl tertiary butyl ether and use biofuels as replacements. It is speculated that the introduction of ethanol as a cleaner additive will be delayed because of industry concerns over its high prices. Thai Alcohol and Thai Agro Energy are among the ethanol producers in the country.


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