China’s Shandong approves local standards for methanol gasoline

22 November 2012 08:40  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shandong provincial government has approved the local standards for methanol gasoline and fuel methanol used in vehicles, according to a report released by Shandong Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision on Thursday.

The two local standards to be used in Shandong province contain scope of application, terms, technical standards, testing method and standards, storage and transport situations, the bureau said.

The local standards were drafted by Yankuang Group, Yankuang Guohong Chemical and Shandong Lunan Chemical, the bureau added.

Methanol gasoline, also known as M15 methanol-blended gasoline, has been tested in 13 provinces and cities in China since 2009.

M15 methanol-blended gasoline contains 15% methanol and 85% gasoline.

By: Dolly Wu
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