Costa Rica drops E8 plans less than a week after announcing them

April 10, 2019 |

In Costa Rica, the state-owned oil refinery RECOPE’s plan to introduce E8 by the end of May was postponed just five days after its announcement and purchase contracts to buy the required ethanol have been voided by constitutional court. Though discussions about an ethanol blend may begin again next year, in the meantime work will be done to sensitize different stakeholders about ethanol blending in gasoline and some voluntary blending may be seen as well.

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