Taiwan’s CPC seeks 5,000-10,000 tonnes MTBE for August-September

26 June 2012 04:16  [Source: ICIS news]

MELBOURNE (ICIS)--Taiwan’s state oil refiner CPC Corp has issued a tender to purchase 5,000-10,000 tonnes of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) for delivery into Kaohsiung or Keelung port in the August-September period, traders said on Tuesday.

CPC’s tender is valid until 29 June.

MTBE is used as an additive to boost octane levels in gasoline.

($1 = €0.80)

By: Trisha Huang

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