Indian petroleum dealers to strike against ethanol blending challenges

October 11, 2016 |

In India, the Karnataka State Federation of Petroleum Dealers may launch a three-phase strike from October 19 to draw attention to various complaints it has regarding current fuel policy, including demanding ethanol be blended properly by the oil marketing companies before receiving the fuel. OMCs are responsible for sourcing ethanol from sugar mills and then providing fuel blended at 5%, or lower or higher, to dealers. The government is pushing for blends of 10% in many states.

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