September 2014

Trends and Resources

HP Industry Perspectives: New development for drop-in fuels

Future fuels must have a unique “drop-in” capability. They must also be compatible with present vehicle engines and fungible within the distribution system. Finding alternatives to corn-base..

Future fuels must have a unique “drop-in” capability. They must also be compatible with present vehicle engines and fungible within the distribution system. Finding alternatives to corn-based ethanol is critical. The debate on renewables continues to pit food vs. fuel. More information on renewables continues to document missed environmental performance. In the 1990s, MTBE was the rising-star petrochemical with huge influx as an oxygenate-blending component. However, 2% MTBE in reformulated gasoline; in combination with older underground fuel storage tanks; evolved into a nightmare. Industry experts had predicted that leaking storage tanks with MTBE-blended fuels would cause proble

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