As auto manufacturers build more high-compression engines in anticipation of more stringent US Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards through 2025, more octane will be needed in the domestic gasoline pool
to fuel those higher performance vehicles, Heminger said in an interview after the company's quarterly earnings call.
This makes it an ideal gasoline blend stock for every refiner to meet the upcoming stringent Tier 3 and Euro-V gasoline pool
specifications in an environmentally safe manner.
In winter, refiners' crude purchases are lower because they can extend the gasoline pool
by taking butane out of storage for blending.
They are keeping it in their domestic gasoline pool
," said a London-based trader, adding: "We were told not to [buy].
The Syrian tender has been cancelled," said a London-based trader, "they are keeping it in their domestic gasoline pool
6 m gasoline pool
fire was placed under this obstruction.
These have reduced the sulphur content of gasoil/ diesel to 50 parts per million, in line with the EU's emissions requirements for 2005, and increased the octane level of the gasoline pool
The changes will make the gasoline pool
a little more expensive as there will be less components available for use," one trader told Reuters.
Ethanol will provide the best opportunities for growth in fermentation chemicals, with annual gains of more than 15 percent expected through 2007 as the product replaces MTBE in the gasoline pool
In the United States, one third of the gasoline pool
in California is below 10 parts per million of sulfur.
The current gasoline pool
contains about 330 ppm of sulfur.
Because ethanol makes up 10% of our gasoline pool
today, it significantly reduces demand for oil and puts downward pressure on gasoline prices.