TITLE

Thais make MTBE u-turn

AUTHOR(S)
Kovac, Matt
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/22/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 50, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move by Thailand to backtrack on controversial plans to ban the octane-boosting additive methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) in gasoline and replace it with a 10% ethanol-blended fuel known as gasohol. The Thai government will allow conventional gasoline to be sold alongside the ethanol blend, or E10, on the forecourts of the country's petroleum stations. The MTBE phase-out was supposed to begin in January 2006.
ACCESSION #
23977561

 

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