Japan's eco-additive battle at full throttle
- Asia naphtha to see blending boost. Loo, Felicia // ICIS Chemical Business;3/3/2014, Vol. 285 Issue 9, p11
The article discusses the Asian naphtha market. Information is presented about the price of naphtha in February 2014, the potential impact on the market of gasoline blending economics in Europe, arrivals expected in Asia during the first half of April 2014 of deep-sea naphtha, and blending of...
- Nano fuel additive ups performance by 10%. // Professional Engineering;10/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 18, p51
Reports on trials of Envirox fuel additive by Cerulean International Ltd. as of October 15, 2003. Percent increase in the performance of diesel engine by the fuel additive during the trial; Technology on which the additive is based; Evaluation of the fuel additive.
- Problems in production of high-octane, unleaded automotive gasolines. Rassadin, V.; Shlygin, O.; Likhterova, N.; Slavin, V.; Zharov, A. // Chemistry & Technology of Fuels & Oils;Jul2006, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p235
The article discusses the problems encountered by fuel refineries in producing high-octane, unleaded automotive gasoline in Russia. The quality of gasoline could only be improved through reduction of sulfur, benzene, hydrocarbon and olefin contents by using alcohol, detergents and multifunction...
- CAN THE PHILIPPINES BIOFUELS LAW WOO DRIVERS? Kovac, Matt // ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p13
The article reports that the Philippines has introduced its biofuels law, but questions how the government will implement the policy. The first part of the program is the mandatory use of a 1% biodiesel blend using coconut as a feedstock, while a 5% ethanol blend will be introduced by 2009....
- Uncertainty clouds the future of biofuels. Grooms, Lynn // Farm Industry News Exclusive Insight;11/ 3/2014, p1
The article discusses the market outlook for biofuels amid the uncertainty over the final decision of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on renewable volume obligations (ROV) in the Renewable Fuel Standard for 2014. Topics covered include the anticipated reduction in the conventional...
- Biomass Market Gears Up for Further Oxygenate Fuel Requirements. Hoffman, John // Chemical Market Reporter;7/2/2001, Vol. 260 Issue 1, p8
Deals with the decision of the U.S. federal government in 2001 to force California to stay in the oxygenate program. Impact of the decision on the ethanol industry; Reaction of the American Bioenergy Association to the decision; Forecast on ethanol demand.
- Motor fuel additives coming of age at last. Emond, Mark // National Petroleum News;Sep95, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p33
Looks at the trends in motor fuel additives in the United States. Factors in the evolution of the motor fuel additives; Gasoline additives; Diesel fuel additives; Motor fuel additives market in the country. INSET: U.S. interim requirements for deposit control additives..
- Elastomers in automotive fuels, oils and fluids at high temperatures. Hertz Jr., Daniel L. // Rubber World;Sep93, Vol. 208 Issue 6, p22
Studies the effects of fuels, oils and fluids on different elastomers when subjected to various operating environments in an automobile. Gasoline/oxygenated solvent blends; Alcohol complications with acrylonitrile-butadiene elastomers and hydrogenated equivalents; Engine lubricants; Automatic...
- Flying high with algae. // Chemistry in Australia;Jul2016, p9
The article reports on a research which revealed that the macroalgae Oedogonium can be used to create a high-quality renewable biofuel that will be ready for blending with regular petrol, jet fuel and diesel; and mentions problems associated with processing algae into liquid transportation fuel.