Methanol endgame starts to take shape

Kovac, Matt; Gibson, Jane
December 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;12/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 46, p19
Trade Publication
The article reports on the standards on methanol on fuel created by the central government of Beijing, China. An all-encompassing rule book will minimize the illegal blending that has made a few black market traders wealthy and go some way to appeasing the refinery business and the automotive business. Those against the standardization are unhappy at parts-modification costs, toxicity issues surrounding methanol, as well as its lower energy output.


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