Tag: E5

Vietnam to mandate E5 after failure to encourage consumer preference

Vietnam to mandate E5 after failure to encourage consumer preference

November 30, 2016 |

In Vietnam, after failing to encourage voluntary consumption of E5, the government will mandate its use at the pump instead of the current A92 unleaded fuel, but an exact timeline for implementation of the mandate has yet to be released. The ministry of trade says the mandate will be in place nationwide by mid-2017, however […]

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Indian oil marketing companies sourced more than 1 billion liters of domestic ethanol

Indian oil marketing companies sourced more than 1 billion liters of domestic ethanol

October 27, 2016 |

In India, oil marketing companies have passed the 1 billion liter mark in sourcing domestically produced ethanol to comply with the E5 blending mandate, and should be able to reach 1.1 billion liters in this supply year that would be a record high. Blending has been slowing inching higher following the policy’s introduction in 2003 […]

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PetroVietnam seeks policy support to boost E5 demand

PetroVietnam seeks policy support to boost E5 demand

September 21, 2016 |

In Vietnam, in an attempt to widen the discount between E5 and standard gasoline prices at the pump so as to attract for consumers, PetroVietnam is seeking exemptions for tariffs on imported equipment, environment and luxury taxes for the cassava-based fuel, as well as reductions to VAT. At the moment there is only a 1.6% […]

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Vietnam still not able to reach E5 blend despite high level push

Vietnam still not able to reach E5 blend despite high level push

June 6, 2016 |

In Vietnam, despite efforts at the highest level of governments, fuel retailers still have not managed to blend enough ethanol to achieve the E5 mandate. E5 was meant to be mandatory in the country’s major cities as of this month but higher prices have discouraged drivers from filling up. More policies are required to ensure […]

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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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