An experimental study on the effects of oxygenated fuel
blends and multiple injection strategies on DI diesel engine emissions, Fuel 78(11): 1303-1317.
either with MTBE or ethanol is more expensive and has deleterious environmental impacts.
In fact, the House energy bill authorizes $200 million in each of the next four years that can be used from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund for cleanup of oxygenated fuels
According to AP, various environmental and agricultural organizations have lobbied to retain the oxygenated fuel
mandate and DEQ director Stephanie Hallock said the state is considering the launch of alternative renewable fuel incentives before eliminating the region's winter fuel requirements.
One provision of the amendments, the oxygenated fuel
program, would clean up another 20 percent of the nation's carbon monoxide levels.
The oxygenated fuels
program aims to reduce CO emissions by 15 percent to 20 percent at a cost of a few cents per gallon more at the pump.
Kneiss, director of the Oxygenated Fuels
Association (OFA) in Washington, D.
Biodiesel is an oxygenated fuel
, approximately 10% by volume that exhibits cetane characteristics exceeding that of petroleum diesel fuel (Kwanchareon et al.
Spurred on by increases in demand for oxygenated fuel
, strongest opportunities are expected for methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), the largest segment of the US market for oxygenates, due to its low cost and good performance characteristics.
It's a high-reactivity, highly crosslinked material engineered to be especially effective for storing new oxygenated fuel
specimens that had been conditioned in the oxygenated fuel
Although the legislative effort to require alternative fuels has not been sustained, the use of "flexible" or alternative fuel formulations such as oxygenated fuel
mixtures has increased to meet strict CAFE (corporate average fleet economy) ratings.