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EFOA is dedicated to the promotion of ethers as fuel components towards a sustainable future
Fuel ethers improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
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Bio-ethers remove the barriers to introducing ethanol into petrol
Ethers remove barriers wrt ethanol
The current demand for fuels ethers is about 6 million tonnes per year
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EP RAPPORTEUR REPORT ON ILUC
15 April 2013 -- EP rapporteur Corine Lepage presented her report (in French only) on Indirect Land-Use Change (ILUC) including a number of amendments on how to address ILUC impacts of convential biofuels.
Fuel Ethers in the context of ILUC
This EFOA position paper on the COM ILUC (Indirect Land-Uce Change) proposal has been tabled at preliminary discussions with MEP’s calling for a more realistic model based on sound science.
"Talk2us" online chat: the future of mobility
EFOA participated in the second Cefic Xperimania on-line chat on the topic “Mobility: What will transport of the future look like” on 28 January. This chat gave secondary school students from across the EU the po...
2013 EU YEAR OF AIR
The EU has been tackling air pollution since the 1970s. Steps like controlling emissions of harmful substances into the atmosphere and improving fuel quality have contributed to progress in this area.
EVONIK TO EXPAND C4-CHAIN CAPACITY
Evonik will develop its C4 products chain with the expansion of MTBE at Antwerp (Belgium) and Marl (Germany). Marl and Antwerp have existing MTBE capacities of 255,000 m.t/year and 280,000 m.t./year respectively.
2nd edition of EFOA Code of Best Practice released
Initially released in 2008 and updated in 2009, the 2nd edition of the Code of Best Practice when transporting fuel ethers by barges is now available in English, German and Dutch. It addresses environmental aspects...
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Code of best practice 2012
2nd edition March 2012 addressing environmental aspects resulting from the transportation of fuel ethers by barge. Also available in German and Dutch.
Gasoline ether oxygenate occurrence in Europe (Concawe Report 4/2012)
ETBE Product Bulletin
The ETBE Product Bulletin is a source of technical information on bio-ETBE (physical properties, blending characteristics, etc)
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