Tag: E5

India to achieve E5 mandate for first time ever

India to achieve E5 mandate for first time ever

February 11, 2016 |

In India, the oil minister says the country will at last, and without a doubt, achieve its E5 blending mandate in the year through September for the first time ever. At least 1.2 billion liters will be sourced from sugarcane mills this year, and potentially more, compared to just 670 million liters last year. The […]

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Vietnam gets tougher on retailers who don’t implement E5

Vietnam gets tougher on retailers who don’t implement E5

January 18, 2016 |

In Vietnam, Ho Chi Min City, Hai Phong, Da Nang, and Can Tho, the central provinces of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai and the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau have been order to switch over to E5 completely and drop RON 92 gasoline at the pump from June. Other cities and regions […]

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Vietnam puts the onus on local authorities to boost uptake of E5

Vietnam puts the onus on local authorities to boost uptake of E5

November 4, 2015 |

In Vietnam, the government keeps releasing new programs and methods to encourage uptake of E5 at the pump following lack of demand by consumers. The Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade is now putting the onus on state offices to ensure that E5 is available at pumps nationwide by the end of November. Currently E5 […]

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Guatemala’s E5 pilot project results pave the way for E10 trial

Guatemala’s E5 pilot project results pave the way for E10 trial

September 24, 2015 |

In Guatemala, an E5 pilot project held between April 9 and July 16 has demonstrated 30% lower GHG emissions while even slightly increasing octane and maintaining fuel performance in gasoline engines. The trial, funded by the US, Brazil and the Organization of American States, used 24 cars and 5 motorcycles and was supported by laboratory […]

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Vietnam’s PM pushing for major E5 and E10 awareness campaign

Vietnam’s PM pushing for major E5 and E10 awareness campaign

September 1, 2015 |

In Vietnam, the prime minister wants all hands on deck to help boost consumption of E5 and E10 at the pump, even if it means cutting prices. Though an implementation plan has been in effect since 2012, uptake has been slow because responsible ministries haven’t worked to inform consumers about the new fuels nor the […]

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Ho Chi Minh City mandates public vehicles use E5

Ho Chi Minh City mandates public vehicles use E5

July 6, 2015 |

In Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City has decided to mandate all government vehicles and those belonging to state-owned companies to use E5 in an effort to encourage uptake of the fuel among the public. Barely more than 50 stations currently offer E5 despite plans to have more than 160 offering it by the end of […]

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Vietnam pushing to ensure E5 roll out speeds up

Vietnam pushing to ensure E5 roll out speeds up

June 15, 2015 |

In Vietnam, the deputy prime minister is pushing for a quicker roll out of E5 across the country’s eight major cities and provinces, with recent figures showing E5 only accounting for 3% of fuel sales during the first four months of the year. He encouraged local governments and oil companies to raise consumer awareness about […]

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Vietnamese provinces working to roll out E5 and E10

Vietnamese provinces working to roll out E5 and E10

March 24, 2015 |

In Vietnam, with the E5 blending mandate coming online Dec. 1, some provinces are preparing early. The central province of Thua Thien-Hue will begin implementing E5 on Nov. 1 while E10 will be available from Dec. 1. Several provinces already began selling E5 in December 2014, while others are looking to implement E5 on time […]

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Guatemala launches E5 and E10 pilots while looking at E10 blend

Guatemala launches E5 and E10 pilots while looking at E10 blend

February 26, 2015 |

In Guatemala, the country’s energy ministry is embarking on a pilot trial using E5 and E10 in 25 vehicles and five motorcycles during four months. The country mostly exports the 65 million gallons of ethanol its produces annually but introducing an E10 would consume 36 million gallons. The US and Brazilian governments along with the […]

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Vietnamese fuel retailer cut prices on E5 to pre-empt government move

Vietnamese fuel retailer cut prices on E5 to pre-empt government move

February 10, 2015 |

In Vietnam, fuel retailers are cutting the prices of biofuels at the pump in an attempt to boost demand. Petrolimex cut the price of E5 by 2% last Thursday while keeping the price of other fuel products the same. The cut to E5 prices was due to falling oil prices, so the move sought to […]

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