The country’s ethanol imports next year could increase by 8.3 percent to 325 million liters (ML), from the estimated 300 ML this year, according to a Global Agricultural Information Network (Gain) report.

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It’s been over a decade since the Biofuels Act of 2006 had mandated the addition of ethanol in our gasoline. Supposedly, it was to help our sugar farmers, decrease our dependence on imported fuel and save foreign exchange.

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MAJOR transport groups have welcomed bio ethanol as an alternative fuel for public utility vehicles including jeepneys, buses and taxis.

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MANILA, Philippines – Pinalakas ngayon ng Department of Energy (DOE) ang inspeksyon sa mga gasoline station makaraang matuklasan na ‘methanol’ sa halip na ‘ethanol’ ang inihahalo sa mga produktong petrolyo na ibinibenta sa mga motorista.

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THE country’s bioethanol output could expand to 322 million liters in 2017, as two new plants will begin operations next year, according to the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA).

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MANILA, Philippines - The Independent Philippine Petroleum Companies Association (IPPCA) has raised concerns over methanol blending in gasoline products, which could harm car engines.

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Lucio Tan Group’s Absolut Distillers Inc. (ADI) will launch the third installment to its multi-million-investment project on renewable energy with the establishment of a new bioethanol facility in Lian, Batangas.

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CEBU CITY—Environment authorities suspended the operations of an ethanol plant of Universal Robina Sugar Milling Corp. (URSMC) after finding that its untreated wastewater caused fishkill that economically dislocated 200 fishing families in Bais City and Manjuyod, Negros Oriental province.

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Ethanol producers in the United States are keen on doubling exports to the Philippines under an aggressive expansion program that is centered on opening up the Asian market.

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MANILA, Philippines - Roxas Pacific Bioenergy Corp. (RPBC), a unit of listed sugar miller Roxas Holdings Inc. raised yesterday its ownership in San Carlos Bioenergy Inc. (SCBI), making it the largest ethanol producer in the country.

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