14 June 2007 17:06 [Source: ICIS news]
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The main reasons were the political nature of gasoline supplies and strong opposition from the major oil companies, he said. “There is huge opposition from Big Oil,” he said.
But Aitken said the situation may be changing, led in part by the drive to use more ethanol in gasoline. Methanol and ethanol were very similar molecules in terms of their use in gasoline, he said.
Methanex, for its part, was looking to promote methanol in gasoline, Aitken said. “There is potential to grow this globally.”
He added that he was encouraged by
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