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fuel additive

Any substance added to fuel to give it some desired quality (e.g., anti-icing, anticorrosive).
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Isobutanol, like ethanol, is an alcohol, but its lower water solubility (which reduces the risk of corrosion associated with many biofuels) and higher energy density (which translates to increased miles per gallon) have created considerable interest in the compound's potential use as a gasoline additive and even a gasoline replacement.
Therefore, it's time people are exposed to the controversial gasoline additive MMT so that their misconceptions are cleared and they get a better picture as to how these metals are gradually impacting the environment as well as their health.
The state could bring suit seeking to hold accountable several dozen oil and chemical companies for contaminating Rhode Island waters with the hazardous gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether, otherwise known as MTBE, a U.S.
[38.] Schug, K., Guttmann, H., Preuss, A., and Schadlich, K., "Effects of Ferrocene as a Gasoline Additive on Exhaust Emissions and Fuel Consumption of Catalyst Equipped Vehicles," SAE Technical Paper 900154, 1990, doi:10.4271/900154.
As planned, Duke Energy's 25% equity investment in National Methanol Co, a Saudi Arabian regional producer of methanol and methyl tertiary butyl ether, a gasoline additive, is not included in either the I Squared Capital or the China Three Gorges Corp.
Supreme Court on Monday rejected Exxon Mobil Corp's appeal of a $236 million judgment against the oil company in a case brought by the state of New Hampshire over groundwater contamination linked to a gasoline additive.
Both plants are located far from the Midwestern crop belt, where most of the corn used to make ethanol is grown, and typically result in higher costs to make the gasoline additive. Murphy USA earlier this year told Reuters that the plant was for sale due to the industry's "difficult environment."
Ethanol may be extracted from various energy-rich crops through fermentation of plant sugars, and further distilled for use as a gasoline additive, sometimes even as a fuel in itself.
Soil samples were found to contain lead, the gasoline additive Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether and other substances.
Second Circuit affirmed a $100 million jury award holding Exxon Mobil liable based solely on the possibility that the City of New York might at some indefinite point of time in the next 25 years seek to use groundwater that might contain small amounts of one type of contaminant, the gasoline additive MTBE, but at levels that fall within the city's own safe drinking water standards and thus would not injure the city's ability to provide safe drinking water to its residents.
The overhaul will help QAFAC's Mesaieed Industrial City plant, 50km south of Doha, reduce operating costs and improve efficiencies for the production of Methanol and MTBE (methyl tertiary butylether), a key gasoline additive replacing lead and reducing tailpipe emissions.