Petrobras Wants To Increase Ethanol Blend

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The Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras wants to raise the amount of ethanol used in gasoline to 25 percent, Miguel Rossetto, head of the company’s biofuels unit said yesterday, newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo reported.

Months ago the government decreased the blend to 20% due to low supplies of ethanol. Increasing it to 25% will help ease fuel imports, Estado said quoting Rossetto.


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