Pemex hinders state biofuel push

Manda, Alex
June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/4/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 69, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the technical objections of state energy Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) to the bioethanol plans of Mexico. Pemex objected the project because adapting facilities would be too expensive, the National Action Party's Osiel Castro de la Rosa said. In late April 2007, Mexico's legislature passed a bill to promote the use of ethanol made from sugar as part of the nation's gasoline mix instead of imported methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).


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