Indonesia says it could save $7 billion in foreign exchange with B100

June 18, 2019 |

In Indonesia, the Antara news agency reports that the government estimates widespread adoption of B100 would save $7 billion in foreign exchange. A B100 trial for 50 cars and agricultural equipment has been run by the agricultural ministry with preliminary results showing longer lives for the diesel engines and up to 35% reduced fuel consumption with vehicles averaging 14.3 km per liter versus 9 km on fossil diesel. The country’s currency has suffered under the weight of foreign exchange required for fossil fuel imports which has driven a quick ramp up in domestic blending

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